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Italian football manager Giovanni Trapattoni said "A good manager makes a team 10% better and a bad manager makes it 30% worse".

In this six-part series for the BBC World Service, we speak to some of the best coaches and managers around the globe to find out what it takes to ensure they can improve their team or individual by 10% and avoid the ignominy of making them 30% worse.

The coaches we will meet have all excelled in their sport, winning Olympic medals, World Cup winners’ medals and Super Bowl rings, amassing hundreds of caps, goals and championships. But what sets them apart as coaches, what influences do they draw on to bring the best out of the best?

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