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...

What Really Motivates People?

Most managers believe that pay is a strong motivator for employees. After all, that’s the reason most of us are at work so that surely makes sense. Also, if managers ask their team members what their biggest motivator is they’ll probably be told it’s...

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...

Sporting Difference Launches!

Welcome to the launch blog from Sporting Difference which announces a brand new concept in management development! The company has been started by our Managing Director, Steve Reeve, who has extensive experience of people development both as an international sales and...