Olympics Speedskating Controversy Holds Insight for Sales Orgs: Three Key Lessons

Posted by Peter Manoogian on Mon, Feb 24, 2014

Now that the Sochi Winter Olympic games have come to an end, we know that the US team won 28 medals. However, it was the medals the US speed skating team didn't win that was the biggest story of the games.

Just two weeks ago, talk at the Olympic Village surrounded the scientifically advanced Mach 39 suits and how they would propel the team to a medal bonanza. Eight days and zero medals after the first race, the Americans dropped the Mach 39 suits, billed “the fastest in the world,” in favor of outfits worn in a prior competition.

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