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Gary Kirsten

Winning Teams

Gary Kirsten shares his recipe on building a productive team.

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Gary Kirsten is a former South African cricketer who was South Africa's opening batsman from 1993 to 2004. After retiring from the field, he was appointed coach of the Indian cricket team, leading them to victory at the Cricket World Cup in 2011. Gary has since coached the Proteas and gone on to co-found Performance Zone, which works with individuals and teams in business and sport to bring out their top performance.


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Cultivating a winning mindset in your team, whether on the field or in business, is essential to success. Often, doing so requires creating a culture of consistency, structure and teamwork. This is something cricket and coaching legend Gary Kirsten is very much a master of, having utilised similar tactics to lead the Indian cricket team to a World Cup win in 2011. In this recipe, he shares his key advice for building a healthy and productive team environment.

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Gary Kirsten is able to connect to all levels of the business and sporting spectrum - Building a winning culture, managing team dynamics, optimising individual talent, creating informal team leadership and the list goes on.

In this recipe, Gary shares his key advice for building a healthy and productive team environment. He gives valuable insights into his leadership philosophies and how these helped the team in India South Africa reach their respective goals.


Learn from someone who speaks from a position of real authority, perspective and experience.


Implement practical tips and techniques learned in the trenches - doing, rather than talking.


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