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Three baseball strategies that will help you win in business

Written by Silverlight Digital CEO Lori Goldberg for Econsultancy:

“Baseball is like church. Many attend but few understand” as baseball great Leo Durocher famously said.

While spring training gets underway, let’s explore how three little-understood strategies of baseball have major league applications in winning at business.

Stealing second

Stealing second is a high-risk maneuver that is over in an instant and physically dangerous when players collide. But with any great risk comes great opportunity for reward, as a successful steal moves a runner into scoring position.

According to All-Star base stealer Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers, stealing bases isn’t about being the fastest player.

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