Legacy Quotes by James Kerr
LEGACY: What the All Blacks Can Teach Us About the Business of Life
Understanding the All Blacks' supreme success
Steve Hansen has a way of communicating his displeasure much as the sun has a way of transmitting heat. That win marked a stunning 57 points turnaround since the countries had last met just a fortnight earlier. Despite that turnaround, the All-Blacks lost their coveted number one ranking to Wales, ending a week spell at the top that stretched back to We just need to get ourselves in the right frame of mind to go to the World Cup and win that. The All Blacks rugby culture dictates that any slight or challenge to their role within the game demands a telling response. It was little wonder that Warren Gatland laughed a little uneasily at finding his team at such a conspicuous place so close to the tournament.
A Great Culture to Discover.
How do you create a high performance culture? How do you maintain world-class standards? How do you handle pressure? The principles outlined will work in the same way for you and your team. Before leaving the dressing room at the end of a game, some of the top players in the team — including Richie McCaw and Dan Carter — stop and tidy up. It is an example of personal humility, a cardinal All Blacks value. Though it might seem strange for a team of imperious dominance, humility is core to their culture.