Breakthrough Teams

How NASA recruits astronauts: lessons for building your startup team

We stand at a pivotal moment in space exploration. Humankind is making plans to further extend
its reach into the solar system, and NASA... Read More

Richie McCaw: thinking correctly under pressure

New Zealand reached their second Rugby World Cup final in a row at the weekend due to their experience, discipline and composure in... Read More

Enabling high performing individuals to power high performing teams

A thumping for the Northern Hemisphere in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals – match winning performances from Juan Imhoff, Julian Savea, Fourie du... Read More

Thoughts from the early stages of #RWC2015

The competition for the 2015 William Webb Ellis trophy is now well underway, although England’s weekend defeat by Wales certainly put a damper... Read More

A team is many voices, but one heart

Wednesday last week marked 100 days until the start of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, and the launch of the Rugby World Cup... Read More

Lessons from Clarkson & Pietersen for team cohesion

Jeremy Clarkson’s contract was not renewed by the BBC last week following his fracas with producer Oisin Tymon, bringing an end to his... Read More

Like England rugby & the All Blacks – does your organisation have a heart beat?

Saturday’s Six Nation’s final day was surely the championship’s most thrilling ever. The sight of Graham Rowntree shaking his cauliflower ears in dismay... Read More

Breakthrough teams: life’s a shipwreck, but don’t forget to sing in the lifeboats

I spent a recent Saturday at the Moelfre Lifeboat Station on the east coast of Anglesey for their annual open day, when you... Read More

What makes a collaborative team?

Today sees the 48th anniversary of the 1966 World Cup Final, where Alf Ramsey’s England won a great match 4-2 after extra-time against... Read More

Teamwork – individual commitment to a group effort

Brasil 2014 was the World Cup of the individual, but Germany showed us the power of the team game. Superbly drilled as a... Read More

get in touch today

Contact us