Quote of the day

"“Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.”"

-John Wooden, Basketball Coach

Member of the NECC

January 2016


Some of My Hereos

Something happened recently that caused me to reflect on what some of my heroes had in common.I don't mind admitting that I am a man who has heroes, lots of them. Maybe it is because I grew up without an obvious male role model throughout my most formative years.

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This is quite definitely my favourite word and, I believe, one of the most important concepts in business. I find myself using this word on an almost daily basis so it was quite enlightening when I decided to check with a couple of people that they knew what it meant and they told me they had never heard the word before! Which just goes to show that we should never assume anything.

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Everyone as a Scrum Half

Eddie Jones the recently appointed England Rugby Coach said that he wanted everyone to play as though they were a scrum half.

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