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Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are

What’s your favourite holiday location? I’m a remote beach lover, the more deserted the better, trudging slowly over wet sand, sit on the... Read More

Stuart Broad: Citius, Altius, Fortius – how top performers make it happen

Stuart Broad produced another barely-believable spell of bowling on the third afternoon of England’s Second Test versus South Africa last week in Johannesburg... Read More

Autonomy, mastery & purpose – business lessons from learning to play golf

Hobbies are important to have as interests and a focus for constructive use of your spare time, and for many of us sport... Read More

3:59.4 – what’s your four-minute mile?

It’s 60 years ago today that Roger Bannister ran the first sub-four-minute mile – 6 May 1954 at Iffley Road Track in Oxford.... Read More

Inner-Vation© – lessons from Steve Peter’s ‘The Chimp Paradox’

The announcement that England plan to use the psychiatrist who helped British cyclists win Olympic gold as they continue their preparations for the... Read More

Strictly Dancing – lessons from being outside of your comfort zone

Fifteen celebrities. 132 dances. Three finalists. Only one winner.  Abbey Clancy won Strictly Come Dancing 2013 on Saturday, lifting the glitterball trophy. Her... Read More

James – the tassel was worth the hassle!

Earlier this week I was wearing my ‘proud Dad’ smile, and tears welling up in my eye (don’t be silly, it’s just the... Read More

This one’s for Eric Liddell

Chariots of Fire, the Oscar-winning drama about two British sprinters competing in the 1924 Paris Olympics is to be re-released on 13 July... Read More

Take the Olympian spirit of Jesse Owens into your business

Not everyone is a competitive or sporting person, however there are lessons which we can take from Olympic athletes and apply them to... Read More

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