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The Greatest Untapped Workforce on the Planet

First published BDaily on 26 February 2018 I believe there is a rolling population of somewhere around 2 to 2.5 million people who remain an untapped treasure trove of talent, ability and value. Who are they? New parents. Each year there are roughly 600,000 children born in the UK. For the first couple of years

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Does mental toughness have any place at work?

First published in The Huffington Post 13 October 2015: With the recent news of AB InBev’s takeover deal being accepted by the SABMiller board, there will be many in both businesses who will be anxious about their futures. Expressions such as ‘Toughen-up’ or ‘deal with it’ hardly seem helpful. And yet, surviving what will be an intense

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C’mon be serious! You’ve no chance.

First published in The Huffington Post 29 June 2015 and on MinuteHack 30 June 2015 The business of performance It’s not the greatest recipe for the composition of a team trying to break one of the oldest records in cycling – the tandem Lands End to John O’Groats record. Despite repeated assaults, this 49 year old record has resolutely

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Success has many parents, failure’s an orphan

First published in The Huffington Post on 20 May 2015 Lessons from failure and success Supported by a fantastic team, my riding partner Charlie Mitchell and I broke the 49 year old record for cycling non-stop from Land’s End to John O’Groats on a tandem, shaving over 5 hours off the record to complete the 842 miles

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