Paddy Upton is a familiar face in the world of cricket. Renowned for his role as the Mental Conditioning and Strategic Leadership Coach of the Indian Cricket Team, he led the team to a World Cup victory in 2011.
Ever since, Paddy served as the head coach to the many different T20 teams in leagues like IPL and Big Bash, ratching up many notable records along the journey. Today, Paddy is working as a Professor of Practice at the Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia to help design their leadership courses.
In this week’s episode of Prime Venture Partners podcast, a series featuring the makers and doers of the startup ecosystem, Amit Somani, Managing Partner of Prime Venture Partners, engages in an insightful conversation with Paddy to touch upon the lesser talked about topics of pressure, fear, willingness to learn, and picking a leader. He also draws comparisons to entrepreneurship