Do you know a champion? In business, that’s not someone who won their darts league, but a colleague who takes on a specific project or initiative within the organisation and steers it through, overcoming resistance, apathy and inertia along the way. It’s not a bad word for the job. In the 13th century, a ‘champiun’ was a fighter, especially one who fights on behalf of other people or a cause. The ultimate origin of the word is the Latin ‘campus’, meaning arena or field of battle – which business life sometimes resembles.
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