10 words that changed our world

June 15, 2022

If you’ve been following my adventures, you’ll know that back in 2020/21 I was part of a 5-man team of rowers that tackled the daunting task of rowing – unsupported – across the Atlantic. We spent three years preparing for this adventure, because we knew that, to succeed, we needed to know what we were … Read more

How to eliminate whinges

May 15, 2022

Every company has someone – sometimes several someones – who grumble about how the organisation does things.  Sometimes the complaints have a basis in reality and there are operational habits that are not productive. An inspiring leader doesn’t pretend they don’t exist.  To create an inspired organisation the issues raised must be dealt with – … Read more

Everyone must own the plan

April 15, 2022

Formula 1 cars are not built from standard parts.  The engine supplier designs, manufactures and provides the actual engine – but everything else, every screw, nut and washer, is designed and made by the team.  They have a plan for the car and every component is on the plan and is made, checked, tested according … Read more