The Best Team Wins

The Rugby World Cup has come and gone. Although I am fully aware not everyone is a sports fan or rugby fan there are many interesting parallels to the business world and most obviously to team performance. Aside from that, as a sports and rugby fan it was a fantastic...

Cultural Gold Mine

As both a rugby fan and a Scotland supporter, it was with great excitement and enormous trepidation that I took my trip to Japan in September. Great excitement to be attending the rugby world cup and visiting what I’d heard was a truly amazing country – enormous...

Back to School – by choice this time.

When I finished university for the first time, I remember quite clearly saying “well, I am never doing that again”. In hindsight I should perhaps have waited until I’d left the stage at my graduation ceremony. The Dean, handing me my scroll, did not look as amused as...