Lynne Nixon, a senior partner at executive recruiter Korn/Ferry, has a degree in sports science and represented Great Britain at European Waterpolo Club Championship level.
has given up competitive water polo, she
is still a regular swimmer.
"As you get older in water polo, you learn to use more tactics.
Experience helps, you can measure yourself, but it is still physically demanding," she
So as Gobbo, Nixon
, Delaney and others suggest, there is a correlation between high achievement in both sport and professional life.
Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, table tennis. (Both are Olympic sports.) "What I think you can take from this is a mental toughness," Nixon