February 1

Career success: Do you need to try harder?

Career success: Do you need to try harder?

Whilst much of the press coverage of the Australian Tennis Open this month focused on the implications for Andy Murray’s career, it was a stepping stone for the two-times Wimbledon Champion Petra Kvitova.

October 26

Do you need to get a life?

Do you need to get a life?

You may remember the story of Curtis Woodhouse, who was a boxer taunted by Twitter trolls in March 2013? Essentially having lost a bout (on points) he was branded a “disgrace”, amongst other things.

January 14

Benchmark your determination

Benchmark your determination

Hard to forget the accident that 17 year old Billy Monger had at Donnington racetrack in April 2017 that resulted in the lower part of both of his legs being amputated.

November 17

Can you change the idea of what is possible?

Can you change the idea of what is possible?

Avid followers of America’s Got Talent will know about singer Mandy Harvey. For those who don’t know Mandy suffers from a connective tissue disorder and reached the point where she was legally deaf at the age of 19. How on earth did a deaf singer end up on a TV talent show?

November 11

Martin Luther King didn’t say “I have a problem”…

Martin Luther King didn’t say “I have a problem”…

Whilst reflecting upon a client dilemma that they deemed impossible to solve, I recalled the above statement from something I had recently read. Despite all of the challenges that Dr King could have spoken about in his seminal address in Washington in 1963, he chose to focus on the outcome (“I have a dream…”) with historic implications.