If you are the Premier League champions like Manchester City, reigning European champions like Chelsea or one of the world's richest and most storied clubs like Manchester United, you can argue that there isn't really much you need to learn from anyone.
But Everton's strong start to the season on their relatively meagre budget could give the aforementioned teams some food for thought.
The Goodison Park club have managed to punch well above their weight for a long time now. Despite a couple of scrapes with relegation, they have never dropped out of the Premier League and habitually finish in the top 10 above many richer clubs.
Here are four lessons a look at the Toffees could teach some of the biggest clubs in England.