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Is a big ego crucial to achieving sporting greatness?

One evening in the mid-1990s, Manchester United players and staff attended a Batman film premiere. It was a black-tie event. United star Eric Cantona had other ideas and arrived wearing an all-white suit finished off with bright red trainers. His … Continue reading

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The Power of Pain

What happens when a cricketer gets injured in the midst of a match? They become very dangerous, says Nick Campion writing for All Out Cricket Magazine. Ian Botham crouched down, spat out a mouthful of teeth and blood. The blood continued to … Continue reading

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The reasons behind Chris Froome’s success

‘Hunger, ability & collective excellence’ The reasons behind Chris Froome’s success Chris Froome became the first Briton to win the Tour de France twice when he safely reached the finish line in Paris at the end of the three-week race. … Continue reading

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I’ve launched the book cover for my first book ‘Detox your EGO’.

I’m looking forward to sharing with you the journey of writing my book, Detox your EGO. What stops you winning and performing at your best?    Your Ego. Your ego ensures you get in the way of yourself when you’re … Continue reading

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How do business leaders grow their next generation of leaders in this new economic reality?

Over the last ten years, starting with Enron in 2002 through to Barclays and News Corp in 2012, many organisations both large and small have faltered. Corporate culture as a direct result of poor leadership is often highlighted as the … Continue reading

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The ”Recruitment Simulator” that’s producing Corporate High Flyers

I would like to share with you a new recruitment process being used to recruit footballer managers that I’m now applying to large organisations across various industry sectors. I’ve been working closely with a Club Chairman and a former Premier … Continue reading

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Become a Great Leader and learn to operate withoutEGO

High levels of work related stress, as a result of ‘win-at-all-costs’ mentality, leads to an increase in psychological battles. We begin an inner dialog: “What happens if I’m not good enough”? “I’ve let down myself and my team mates with … Continue reading

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Have you tried ‘Losing the Ego?’

Self-interest might seem common among those with leadership or management responsibility, but it can have damaging consequences, says leading UK Chartered Psychologist Steven Sylvester. A former professional cricketer and ex-academy footballer, Sylvester has helped leaders in business and professional sport … Continue reading

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“What does today’s business environment demand from its Leaders”?

Here at withoutEGO© we are focussing on how you can learn to transform your business by paying attention to a more selfless way of working.   Over the winter period we will be asking Steven Sylvester the founder of the … Continue reading

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Inspiring your ‘maverick performer’ and ‘managing success’ – a case for pure Structural Alignment.

Following the fall out this week between KP and the ECB, please find below part two of my psychological view of ‘what lessons can be learnt for both world class sport and business’? “The mark of a truly great organisation is … Continue reading

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