‘Corporate psychopaths’ are possibly the biggest threats facing modern-day business, politics and sport; where they currently flourish and are highly rewarded.
Arise Sachin Tendulkar. The cricketer and the man
Tribute to Sachin Tendulkar, the cricketer and the man
Alpha males – top dogs who rally or ruin teams
Differentiating between alpha males that inspire others and build successful teams, and those that abuse others and divide teams
The Remarkable Story of Cliff Young
Cliff Young is hardly known outside of Australia. His remarkable story is worth knowing. All of Australia thought he was a crazy old man to undertake an almost impossible feat. Most feared that he would die trying.
The seven habits of highly successful losers
An insightful perspective on how to transform losing into winning
In the shadows of the limelight – Part 3 of 3
Out of the shadow of the ego and into the light of awareness: The final part in this series explores the journey towards personal and professional success, sincere relationships, lasting contentment and an all-round purposeful life.
In the shadows of the limelight – part 2 of 3
Cricketers today enjoy more money, more glitz, more glamour, more exposure than ever before. It’s fun, but are they sufficiently prepared for what may lurk in the shadows of this limelight?
In the shadows of the limelight – Part 1 of 3
Cricket is innovating. Cricketers are becoming entertainers, rock stars. The party is on. Time for happiness, and hangovers…
Proteas in Switzerland
An account of the Proteas training camp, with Mike Horn, in the Swiss Alps
How effective is professional cricket coaching?
The next major innovations in cricket coaching and performance are more likely come through the art of managing people, than from the science of performance enhancement.
When ‘old school’ works
The previous blog on old school vs new school coaching suggested that dictatorial, my-way-or-the-highway leadership/ management/ coaching is fast becoming obsolete. And that the new more inclusive and empowering method of leadership is delivering better results and happier performers, making …
Old school vs new school coaching
“Knowledge of cricket, and knowledge of coaching, are two totally different gifts”. I was at Mainland China restaurant in Pune India last night, having dinner with my wife, daughter, bowling coach Allan Donald, and cricketers Callum Furgeson, Wayne Parnell and …