We all have our passions. One of mine happens to be coaching youth basketball. Besides the fun the kids get, there are a wide range of fundamental management techniques that can be learned from the hardwood floor.
"Playing (and coaching) pick-up basketball is more than good exercise and camaraderie. It's a microcosm of society in general and the business office in particular."
This FastCompany article "Shirts and Skins," puts it all in perspective.