Top Teams Take Time Don’t they?

Eivind Kolding was hired as CEO by Danske Bank to take control of the business. He commenced the position in February 2012 and promised huge returns on investment.  After failing to reach his initial targets and costing investors massive amounts of money he was released from his position after a few months. This begs the […]

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The value of a Critical Friend

I’m not sure about you but I’m finding my identity as a Brit has been challenged somewhat recently.  You see as far as sport is concerned we’ve always been the plucky ones who generally seem to be most at home snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.  And yet in recent days we’ve had the […]

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Why we should celebrate failure

Driving into work this week I was listening to the Today Programme on Radio 4, Philip Clarke, the Chief Executive of Tesco was discussing the retailer’s decision to call time on their US business: Fresh and Easy.  Plenty has been said about the reasons for its failure, so I don’t propose adding further to this.  […]

Why F1 is Not a Team Sport

The podium ceremony at the recent Malaysia Grand Prix was strange, to say the least. On paper it was a fantastic result for the Red Bull Racing Team – their drivers, Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber had just competed a ‘one-two’ in dominant fashion.  Despite this, they looked like they would have rather been anywhere […]