Creating a Culture of Ownership: How leaders can build a system of discipline

(*Part 3 in a three-part series on Ownership) Every team has a Harry.  He is the player who is never plugged into the needs of the team; or his own for that matter. He is that team member who believes he can enjoy reward without effort.  For leaders who have a passion for managing talentContinue reading “Creating a Culture of Ownership: How leaders can build a system of discipline”

When Harry decided to Fail: Your off-field lifestyle will predict your professional success

(*Part 1 in a three-part series on Ownership) **Harry’s story I got to know Harry during his final year of school as we were considering offering him a professional contract to attend our academy the following year. He was perhaps one of the most talented young players I had seen at school level, almost beingContinue reading “When Harry decided to Fail: Your off-field lifestyle will predict your professional success”

The Road to the Top: 3 steps to High Performance Success

A number of people have asked me what lies between the day a talented kid leaves school and the moment he scores a World Cup winning try. There is so much to the high performance process that can be unpacked to answer this question, but I know that most people who ask this question preferContinue reading “The Road to the Top: 3 steps to High Performance Success”