As I read a recent Harvard Business Review blog on overcoming resistance, I was reminded of the thrill of 07/07/13 at SW1 – the date Andy Murray won Wimbledon. Murray certainly had to overcome resistance that day; as he clearly acknowledged on the day he could not have achieved it without his team. A strong team of people with different skills and one shared goal.
Having got to championship point (which he did three times before finally winning!) he was not only facing the resistance of Djokovic but his own emotions and self-belief. Murray fans were well aware that it was these that had let him down in the past. Read more