Being a Business Box-to-Box Midfielder: How Business Can Learn to Score from Football

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Ever wonder how a team scores? In this fun read, Karin Stumpf bridges an unknown gap between business & football. She explains that it matters who gets the ball after the kick-off, because when a team has the ball, it has the advantage of having the right thing that is needed to make a shot. Her wit & delight bring us the tale of David vs. Goliath applied to soccer favorites, showing that football – far from being only for fanatics – has the potential to teach us a lesson or two.

Berlin, Germany., May 5, 2014 - (PressReleasePoint) -Author Karin Stumpf is a French-German football game lover. Since her first live game at the age of 15, the blood flowing acceleration she feels every time she steps in a stadium has lulled her. With some years after that initial game that would make her a devoted fan, she has her second passion: consulting top global firms in effective leadership and change management. Wanting to share both of her passions with readers around the world she has written “Business Football: What Business Can Learn from Football.”

In this fun and easy read, Karin bridges and unknown gap between the business world and that of football. The book incorporates concepts derived from the game of football, in which you’ll find yourself scoring at every turn of the page with easy to remember but thought provoking solutions to some of the most common business challenges. Business Football clarifies executive challenges by consolidating real life football examples with some of Dr. Karin’s experiences as a consultant.

Dr. Karin Stumpf’s work as an international consultant makes this business book intriguing with its cross-disciplinary mix of a love for football as a sport and job dedication. Business Football presents advice, solutions and priceless wisdom in a practical framework that can be used to improve and sharpen leadership skills as well as office culture. Through some basic understanding of football we can not only attain sport entertainment, but serious, thought-provoking resolutions.

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The beauty of business and football is that small countries and teams, just like small companies can win, without needing to spend as much.”

Dr. Karin Stumpf has consulted in over 20 countries. She has made her home in Berlin, where she takes comfort in strolls around the city with her husband and daughter. The passion and love she feels for her profession and the game of football are what gave inspiration to this book. When she is not enjoying a game of football, she can be found working at her company Acrasio. To enjoy Karin’s social media presence follow her @acrasio or check her out at 

Business Football: What Business Can Learn from Football is now available and can be ordered at bookstores everywhere or directly from the author.  Ask for it at a favorite bookstore or order online at,

Paperback, ISBN: 978-1499144178
Paperback Full Color, ISBN: 978-1499197648

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