Ex-Bok coach on managing in a fish bowl

04 June 2012

Peter de VilliersDon't aim to be the best in South Africa. Aim to be the best in the world. This was the message former Springbok rugby coach Peter de Villiers passed on to UCT's Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management class on 15 May.

Brought in to share some of his top-level experience of "managing in a fish bowl", De Villiers imparted some invaluable insights into how to develop the thick skin necessary to perform optimally when one's every move and utterance is - often harshly - scrutinised by an interested media and public.

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