#20: Kieran Read | Life Lessons from the legendary former All Blacks captain

Unbound | Conversations Without Limits

Dec 20 2023 • 1 hr 15 mins

Kieran Read, a former Crusaders and All Blacks captain, applies lessons from rugby to leadership coaching.

Kieran's journey began at a small Auckland school, where he had never thought he'd get anywhere near All Blacks. However, Kieran demonstrates through passion and dedication that anything is possible.


His hard work saw him becoming captain, winning two World Cups, and impacting a number of young players.


We explore:

  • Transitioning from rugby to leadership coaching
  • Insights into All Blacks culture
  • The cultural significance and meanings behind the Haka
  • Qualities of a good leader
  • How to deal with pressure
  • Fatherhood and being present


Please email stephen@liveunbound.com if you have any questions about what we discussed today.


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