Recognizing leadership in the media: A Ted Lasso story

Despite popular belief, sometimes a good television show teaches viewers valuable life truths. According to Gwen Moran’s recent article from Fast Company, when it comes to Ted Lasso, a popular comedy show about an American soccer coach in London, behind the laughs lie some important lessons on good leadership.

Here are five tips for being a good leader, according to Ted Lasso:

1. Be curious, not judgmental

Like the legendary game of darts between Lasso and his boss’s ex-husband, asking questions about anything proves to be much more effective than making conclusions about someone or something on the spot. As a leader, said practice will help you learn from others and teach you to be patient in the process.


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