August 4, 20215:05 AM ET, Heard on Morning Edition
By A Martínez
Soccer star Abby Wambach retired from professional play in 2015.
She’s a two-time Olympic gold medalist and she’s a vocal activist on behalf of women in sports. She wrote her own memoir, Forward, five years ago, so we asked her what books she’s drawn from when it comes to leadership in sports — and in fact, the first two books she brought us weren’t about sports at all.
But Wambach says they definitely have lessons for leaders.