This included five FIFA World Cups and three Olympic Games. She was inducted into the US Olympic Hall of Fame in 2012 and the US Soccer Hall of Fame in 2014.
Before that, she won four national championships at The University of North Carolina.
During this remarkable career, Lilly gained unprecedented insights into how high-performing teams work together, on and off the field.
In Powerhouse: 13 Teamwork Tactics that Build Excellence and Unrivaled Success, she teams up with Dr. John Gillis Jr. to help readers and their businesses:
Using Lilly and Gillis’s insights, readers can revolutionize teams in their organizations so that they can achieve sustainable excellence and peerless success. The tactics they share, supported by Dr. Lynette Gillis’s academic research, dig deep into the dynamics of collaborative work and highlight the actions readers can take to empower their teams.
Kristine Lilly is an expert on effective teamwork. She consults with organizations, providing lessons gleaned from her remarkable career as a professional athlete. Lilly played midfielder for the United States Women’s National Soccer Team for over twenty-three years. This included five FIFA World Cups and three Olympic Games. She was inducted into the US Olympic Hall of Fame in 2012 and the US Soccer Hall of Fame in 2014. Before that, she won four national championships at The University of North Carolina. Kristine lives outside Boston with her husband, David Heavey, a Brookline firefighter. They “team together” to raise two amazing daughters, Sidney and Jordan.
Dr. John Gillis, Jr. facilitates executive leadership development using a dynamic business simulation for LeadershipX. As a management consultant, he has worked for IBM, Accenture, Center for Creative Leadership, and The Conference Board. He did his doctoral work at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education and Wharton Business School. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife Lynette and their four children: Jack, Rylan, Caroline, and Mary Claire.
Dr. Lynette Gillis earned her Ph.D. at the University of Texas in Corporate Strategy and Organizational Behavior, completing a dissertation on networks and teams. As a professor at Concordia University, she taught strategy, leadership, management, and ethics. She also served as Dean of the College of Business. Currently, she serves as the Associate Provost leading academics across diverse disciplines and colleges.
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