While the article doesn't allude to directly, one can argue that the leadership training Danny Ainge received through his lifelong service in the LDS church has greatly contributed to his management style and possibly his latest success as the NBA Champion's Boston Celtics General Manager. Having received much of the same training, myself, I can vouch for a lifelong training record by the LDS church and can assert that this has greatly influenced Ainge. From weekly meetings, to monthly training sessions, leadership is ingrained in every individual in the church. Is it any wonder that leaders of government (from national to local), corporations, entertainment and otherwise are LDS members? It's a natural extension of our lifestyle.
What LDS individuals do you know and in what position of leadership do they serve?