The DNA of a Winning Mindset

Bill Walsh said that “Winners act like winners before they are winners” which indicates that you have to assume the traits of someone who thinks, feel and behaves like they attract success in order toRead more

Setting the pace as a headteacher – from the pitch to the classroom

by Emmanuel Botwe, Headteacher at Tytherington School.  I’ve been in post as headteacher of Tytherington School in Macclesfield since September 2015 and I’m learning that it’s a role that requires a balancing act of greatRead more

Paving the way for sustained success

There is a difference between becoming a championship team and a championship club. Sometimes it’s possible to stumble across success, like a happy accident of sorts. When you find your company, team or organisation (becauseRead more

Rising strong after setbacks

All about mindset Life is a rich tapestry of ups and downs. Riding the waves of success is all very well but the test of character comes with how you manage obstacles to success. WithoutRead more

The power of the changing room – know your team

Too many leaders exist in ivory towers, or at least enclosed offices that separate them from their teams. If you want to know what’s really going on you need to be part of those conversationsRead more

Interview: former Manchester City coach Pete Lowe, founder of First Team Ltd

Pete Lowe

This article appeared on BDAILY on 25th January 2016. By Richard Bell. With the Beautiful Game forming such a prominent part of the North West’s identity and culture, I was eager to speak to theRead more

Creating a movement for change to counter the toxic disease of complacency

You might think there are limited parallels between Premiership football and the boardroom, but you’ll struggle to find an arena where performance is under greater scrutiny than in world-class football. Few business leaders will beRead more

Finding success – a game of inches

In the world of top-level competitive sport people talk about winners and losers. Everybody remembers a winner but it’s often difficult to remember the loser. Is it so simple to refer to winning and losingRead more

Creating success built on integrity

How far do we ever understand others, friends, business partners or those who we wish to become just that? In developing our lives do we pay enough attention as to how we are perceived byRead more

Having a game plan – and a Plan B

Preparing for competition, in football terms an important game or in business terms facing the directors for a critical meeting in the boardroom, requires carefully preparing for the future. Having a ‘Plan B’ or aRead more

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