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Be Your Own Coach

Be Your Own Best Coach

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When I talk with people, business, sport or life, and ask them  – ‘..can you recall when you had a great day at work? Or what was a  project or a match or a task that you completed and felt that that was the best you could do?’ Most people…

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Leadership is to Leave Your Legacy

Leadership is to Leave Your Legacy

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During my time as Coach of the Australian Cricket team, I had the absolute privilege to meet some of the world’s most honoured leaders – from the Queen, to Prime Ministers and Presidents, to CEO’s and Board members of large global corporates, to religious  leaders and of course to internationally…

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Another way

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(adapted from John Buchanan, If Better is Possible) How Many Times have you been confronted with a problem or a task that seems impossible to solve … until someone else comes along and solves it quickly because they view it from a different perspective? I am a great admirer of…

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Clayton Christensen & the theory of disruption

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http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2015/12/02/fresh-insights-from-clayton-christensen-on-disruptive-innovation/ Three types of disruptive innovation and some still sit outside 1. Market -creating 2. Sustaining 3. Efficiency 4. Outside Christensen brings theories to realities. He and interviewer Steve Denning provide clear examples of the various ‘disruptors’ to the table so that the reader can clearly understand the theory.  The question is – Where…

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Crossing the Rubicon for sporting organisations

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https://theconversation.com/in-charging-essendon-worksafe-puts-all-sport-on-notice-50396?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Latest+from+The+Conversation+for+November+11+2015+-+3791&utm_content=Latest+from+The+Conversation+for+November+11+2015+-+3791+CID_4bd06163107d84c059791902b7254218&utm_source=campaign_monitor&utm_term=In%20charging%20Essendon%20WorkSafe%20puts%20all%20sport%20on%20notice Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) has always been present in sport if not under such an institutionalized label. Such issues as having – • First Aid available at sporting fixtures • Qualified and accredited coaches to conduct athlete training • Similarly qualified officials to adjudicate contests • Increasing regulatory controls around concussion and…

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Martin Flanagan’s spin on Shane Warne – warranted and debatable

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http://www.theage.com.au/sport/cricket/players-are-the-ones-who-makes-games-great-20151126-gl8wou Having read Martin Flanagan’s recent article, “Players are the ones who makes games great” where he sides with Shane Warne’s view that coaches are virtually irrelevant for good teams, or possibly any teams. I must say that he does get some aspects of professional sport correct. He uses the…

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