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Want to Build a Great Team? Never Be the Smartest Person in the Room. Ray Anderson, Vice President for University Athletics and Athletic Director at Arizona State University, talks about his strategy for building a winning team.

By David Meltzer

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Ray Anderson, Vice President for University Athletics and Athletic Director at Arizona State University, discusses how his education, as well as his early career in the sports industry, prepared him to handle running athletics at a major university like ASU. Anderson shares his thoughts on fostering leadership development for student-athletes and the need to prioritize their academic success in addition to on-field success.

Anderson and The Playbook host David Meltzer talk about topics such as the path to becoming an athletic director, the importance of radical humility and how to build a collaborative culture that is focused on teamwork.

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David Meltzer

Co-Founder of Sports 1 Marketing, Speaker, Author and Business Coach

David Meltzer, co-founder of Sports 1 Marketing and host of Entrepreneur's podcast, “The Playbook”, is a Top 100 Business Coach, global public speaker and three-time international best-selling author who has been honored by Variety as “Sports Humanitarian of the Year”.

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