The Major League Baseball playoffs are in full swing, and fans are gathering to watch their favorite teams compete for a spot in the World Series. Baseball is full of strategy, but the course of a game can change quickly, which means players and coaches need to be prepared. This same outlook can be applied to running a business, so we compiled these 10 winning lessons that baseball can teach you about your own.

1. Don’t be afraid to strike out.
Maybe you recently brought in a new product that didn’t sell well or hosted an event that didn’t go as planned. Don’t be afraid of that third strike. Even if you make decisions that don’t pan out, stay in the box and keep swinging. It’s the only way you’ll ever hit a home run.

Full Story