Reignite Team Performance

Why does changing a manager in football so often improve the results of the team? Chris Powell has recently taken over at Southend United following a run of 13 games and only 2 wins under the previous manager. On Saturday he managed his third game in charge and now...

Why Enjoyment Improves Performance

I watched the final of the women’s cricket world cup yesterday between England and India and, as I’m English, I was more than a little biased in my aspirations for the outcome of the game. However, the game was amazing and kept me on the edge of my seat...

Does your boss make you unhappy?

Researchers from the University of Sussex and the London School of Economics have recently published the results of a study which shows that being ill in bed makes us more unhappy than anything else. That seems pretty logical but what came second is a bit of an eye...

Did Leicester do the Impossible?!

So the doubters had to eat their words! Many are calling Leicester’s Premier League title the greatest sporting achievement ever, and while that’s a great topic for a debate there’s no doubt that it is a truly remarkable success. How they achieved...

The Inspiration Advantage

So you’re managing a team that’s short on resource and competing in a tough market place with much bigger and better equipped competitors. They attract better people with their bigger salaries and the support they give their employees is second to none. How on earth...