THE POWER OF TEAM SPIRIT…what we can learn from sport

  I am fascinated by Leicester City’s success in the English premiership soccer league and before you scroll away from this, please hold on, I am not a soccer fan, but still, I really wanted to know why they are top of the league in the face of extremely stiff competition and coming from a … Continue reading THE POWER OF TEAM SPIRIT…what we can learn from sport

I wish I were ‘just some guy who wrote a few cool songs in the 1960s’

I sat up in my seat when this is how Heather Mills (former wife of Paul McCartney) described the famous Beatle recently on Irish TV. It sounded like a teenager looking at an old man and wondering what all the fuss is about.  Is that what Paul McCartney is now, ‘just’ an 'old man'? I … Continue reading I wish I were ‘just some guy who wrote a few cool songs in the 1960s’

The test of any great leader, while on top of the game, is to be able to point to their successor

I have been struck by the David Moyes sacking and am not a big soccer fan (although living with a few Man United fans makes me familiar with the soccer club whether I am keen or not).  I think there is a lot of learning to be gleaned from this event on recruitment and retention, … Continue reading The test of any great leader, while on top of the game, is to be able to point to their successor