The decision-making process is a critical aspect of sport governance. All of us make decisions every day. What to wear, what to eat, may be simple decisions depending on where you are at a particular point in your life cycle.
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Bold faced and corrupt villains are perceived to operate with impunity, as the cancer that is corruption takes its toll on almost every aspect of life here in Trinidad and Tobago. This, as billions of dollars went in and out of the treasury.
Each man's death diminishes me,
For I am involved in mankind.
Therefore, send not to know
For whom the bell tolls,
It tolls for thee - John Donne.
Sometimes its difficult to separate fact from fiction. There are those who will smile to your face and as soon as your back is turned they will have the most negative things to say. In a very real way its not unexpected.
"It's not a sacrifice, it's a choice," says history-making American track sprinter Lauryn Williams. Williams was making the point in an interview about the challenges athletes have to face. A credible voice giving real and needed advice - an athlete who has seen life from the perspective of a contracted track and field star and as a free agent bobsleigh competitor.
During the last three weeks certain things have occurred that caused me to reflect on life and living life mindfully. How do you find inspiration and motivation when the going gets tough and you feel as if nothing you do at a particular point in time, is making any sense and creating a positive difference?
Risk management is an essential element of good governance. The failure to analyse and access risks can place a sport organisation -the size or stature does not matter - at risk.
The book "Sports Governance" by Russell Hoye and Graham Cuskelly gave in-depth focus on the governance of non-profit sports organisations and the practices employed by the boards/committees to carry out their governance role.