San Francisco 49ers: Would Bill Walsh Think the Right Leader Was in Place?

March 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

My wife recently visited a local library and brought home a book about leadership.  It is called "The Score Will Take Care of Itself," and it is about Bill Walsh's philosophy on leadership.  
It was started by Walsh and a writer, and finished posthumously by that same writer and Walsh's son, Craig.
I thought it is very relevant to the current situation with the 49ers, as there does not seem like an overriding direction to the 49ers collecting of talent.
Walsh stressed that there needs to be one leader and that all decisions must flow through that leader.  
He also spoke about how Eddie DeBartolo, Jr. made sure everyone in the organization understood that Walsh was the leader.  
With that backing, Walsh swept through the organization with the changes he thought would transform the 49ers from a collection of people to an effective organization.
How then, would Walsh look at the current situation with the 49ers?
Would he agree with th...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments