Management lessons to learn and adapt from India’s T20 World Cup 2024 victory!!!

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To begin with Congratulations to Team India and all the supporters of Indian cricket team in India and elsewhere on lifting the T20 WC 2024 Men’s cricket trophy!!

Here we dwelve into the significant contributions of the champion players vis a vis management case study that helped India achieve the Winner’s title!!

Rohit Sharma:

Leading from the front

Rohit Sharma led from the front, his inspiring leadership on different occasions as a leader and as a player helped the team to handle occasional failures thereby fostering a sense of acceptance, unity, collective responsibility and learning. His match and presence of mind to back his team shows class and qualities of a true leader.

Virat Kohli:

Form is temporary, Class is permanent

Many a times we feel that we aren’t doing well and everyone starts doubting your ability including yourself. But Kohli’s self-belief in the final stages was a testament that if you possess the right skills then keep trying and it’s only a matter a time the performance speaks for itself. 

Jasprit Bumrah:

Key to success is Consistency 

The special ability of deceiving and consistently getting the length’s right meant Bumrah was almost unplayable for even the best batsmen in the world. His four overs every match were pure gold for the team. He showed legends are made of consistent performances and victories follow such individuals.

Hardik Pandya:

Persistence pays

Coming back from professional and personal lows, Hardik Pandya didn’t allow the lows influence his game negatively and proved why he’s rated as one of the best all-rounder in world cricket at the moment. His performance teaches us that no matter how bleak the situation is, persistence can lead to success.

Rishabh Pant:

Tough times never last, Tough people do!!

The accident and the injury Rishabh faced couple of years ago was life threatening but the resilience of the youngster to bounce back and display the willpower and overcome obstacles is apt to the phrase, Tough times never last, Tough people do!!

Suryakumar Yadav:

Never ignore even the tiniest of opportunities to make a difference

As the old saying goes, catches win matches, the athletic skills of Suryakumar Yadav to dismiss David Miller shows how alert Suryakumar was on the field. This game-changing moment displayed that even minor contributions can influence the outcome. Wait for the opportunities and when they come, give your best to help achieve the goal. 

Axar Patel:

Be prepared and be ready whenever opportunities knock the door

Be it bowling in power play’s, change in batting position’s to suit the game, Axar Patel was always ready and waiting to contribute. His game and his adaptability shows that only if we are prepared and ready will we be able to contribute else the risk is as good as a failure. The greatest opportunities are often disguised as challenges. Making the best of these opportunities and turning them into a success is what sets a leader apart. 

Rahul Dravid: 

Be humble and be focused

Rahul Dravid, who in an interview said that the planning for the world cup began in 2021, displayed why having an aim and staying focused helps. His flawless planning as a coach, dedication and staying in the moment and not getting carried away are the strengths that rubbed on to the players. This along with his game plan and modesty is something that the Management lessons teaches us through its various case studies.  

Be hungry and work as a team 

Having a goal of winning the World Cup was the common goal for everyone. Finally every small contribution from every player or staff on and off the field helped Indian team achieved their goal. Their role was to work as a team and not try to be a Hero or an individual contributor. Every game, every player gave their best and supported each other, if someone was having a bad day. 

India’s 2024 T20 World Cup journey was not just a cricket spectacle but a management lesson for everyone and a true reflection of life’s broader principles. 

These lessons reminisces the fact that whether it’s sports or real life, the right attitude, perseverance, dedication and unity can help us achieve the desired goal. 

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In Milan, Salone del Mobile—the world’s biggest design trade fair—and the city’s broader design week, provides the perfect moment to take a trends temperature check. In fact, ELLE DECOR editors fanned out across the Italian design capital to take stock of what’s new and what trends seem to have staying power. We’ve also spoken to a roster of ELLE DECOR A-List designers and industry experts to reveal some surprising—and not so surprising—home design directions set to unfold this year—and beyond. Here’s what we’ve uncovered.

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