The six core values of performing teams…

What is the secret to performing teams? What are the key ingredients to a successful team – whether this is in professional sport, organisations of all kind, even families. We are often asked this question in our practice. The short answer is: lots of factors! Otherwise, everyone would attain elusive results. Almost like a golf…

Failing our way to success…

Failing is an inevitable part of our lives. We experience it from a very young age. As we take our first steps, we fall…but we get up again and keep at it until we master the art of walking! And that pattern continues as we learn new skills – like playing a musical instrument or…

Why I banned swearing at the Perth Wildcats and hereโ€™s what followed…

In early 2009 I was assigned the task of managing the Perth Wildcats, a professional basketball team in Western Australia. Given my lack of basketball or even sporting expertise, I had to rely entirely on my management experience to turn around what was a failing organisation. There are very few benefits of practicing as a…