Last week we went on a staff retreat. Two days in a great location near the sea. ‘Retreat’ is an interesting word that has somehow become associated with these types of experiences. One of our team queried the use of the term as it’s often associated with defeat, resignation and giving up, however, in this… Read more

Let them go

It happened on Day 3. “See you at the bottom.” “Take it easy and be careful!” I took my boys skiing a few weeks ago for the first time. Day 1 and 2, I was in control as the ‘expert skier’, showing them how to stop, turn and not wipe out several others whilst using… Read more


Michael Schumacher is one of the greatest Formula 1 racing drivers of all time. What made him so special? He obviously possessed tremendous skills as a driver, however it was much more than that. Schumacher had the ability to make sense of unexpected changes and react appropriately. When Schumacher drove round a racing circuit he… Read more