Tagged: Leadership

Time for change

Imagine this.   A team made up of disparate individuals with selfish and disconnected goals.   A dysfunctional support network.   A hierarchy stuck in the past, unable to move forward or think beyond “this is how we’ve always done things”.   Leaders who blamed anyone and everyone rather than accepting responsibility.   And a […]

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Queues, Rain, Strawberries, And Champagne

Wimbledon is up there with my highlights of the year.    For a couple of weeks each year, the country becomes obsessed with tennis and every local park is filled with people giving it a go for the first time.    I was a tennis coach for a long time, and I’ve spent SO much […]

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Gareth Southgate Sucks

After England’s Senegalese stroll on Sunday night, I tuned into TalkSPORT to take the nation’s temperature.  And I couldn’t believe my ears.  Let’s bear in mind that England have just reached the quarter-final of the World Cup.  But from the sound of the reaction on the nation’s favourite sports radio station (they said it, not […]

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Time makes fools of us all

My daughter turned 20 on the weekend. 20 years old. It feels a bit weird, to be honest. She’s just moved to Brighton with her boyfriend and a mate and she’s happily setting up her life, without my help. And as weird as it is – that’s okay. Because I realised that she’s able to […]

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Rise Above: Turning Weaknesses Into Strengths

You’re a leader. You’re human. You try to be the best you can be, but, like everyone else, you have your failings. That’s just the way it is. It’s not, however, the way it’s got to be. Not by a long shot. A good leader (that’s you) will acknowledge their weaknesses and rise above them. […]

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