Mauro’s Story – How to thrive when your mind is stuck in the desert

The Story of Mauro Prosperi, the policeman from Sicily Mauro opened the door to the old building, which seemed very out of place in the huge desert he had already been lost in for almost four days. He was severely dehydrated and had already started drinking his own urine at that stage. His survival hadContinue reading “Mauro’s Story – How to thrive when your mind is stuck in the desert”

OWN IT!: Admit that you are responsible for everything that happens to you

(*Part 2 in a three-part series on Ownership) Taking Responsibility is a tough pill to swallow “You are the product of every decision you ever make.” “Whatever you do, you do to you.” “A man’s life is the result of every choice he ever makes.” “You are (mostly) responsible for everything that happens to you.”Continue reading “OWN IT!: Admit that you are responsible for everything that happens to you”

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”

Here’s to getting started on something new

Can you remember the last time you started something new that really excited you? What was it? (Think about it…) Was it planned or were you steered into it by circumstance? What inspired you to start? How did you plan your time to prioritise it? How did you stay focused on the most important actions?Continue reading “Here’s to getting started on something new”