What values can you learn in sports that transition well to adulthood and your career? And what role do professional sports organizations have in shaping the values of their communities and our society?
Welcome to this episode of What Unites Us, a podcast about building businesses meant to last. We aim to answer some of the toughest questions about branding, leadership, and success while talking to business trailblazers about their biggest lessons learned.
Today, we are talking with Lindsay Barenz, President of Oakland Roots and Oakland Soul. Lindsay pivoted from being an attorney to working in politics then to working in sports. She shares with us the hardships that come from building a professional sports team, the potential women’s soccer has, and how to lead from a position of integrity, authenticity, and values.
In this episode, you will learn:
- Building a professional sports team with values, and the hardships that come with that (3:22)
- What the White House Fellowship is (6:52)
- Lindsay shares her career origin story (8:29)
- The potential of women’s soccer in 2022 (12:24)
- How to start being an active person at any age (16:42)
- Lindsay talks about her childhood (18:00)
- What makes the longevity of an organization (18:59)
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