Monthly Archives: March 2011

What Business Can Learn from the Ups & Downs of British Cycling

An extract from my new book Loose … It was fascinating to observe the progress of Team Sky during last summer’s Tour de France. The expensively assembled team, under the leadership of Dave Brailsford, is following the template used by Brailsford to transform the performance of Britain’s track cycling team from also-rans to the best [...]

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Lessons from the Rugby Pitch

Given that we are right in the middle of the best sporting event of the year – the Six Nations Rugby – here’s a rugby-related extract from my new book, Loose …. Rugby Union is a relatively complex sport and, to the uninformed, the activity on the pitch can look bewilderingly chaotic. Rugby coaches rely [...]

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