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Holder hints at changes for second test

Under pressure West Indies captain Jason Holder has hinted at changes to come ahead of Friday’s second test against England at Headingley. The team will be looking to rebound from a innings a 209 run defeat inside three days at … Continue reading

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The Togetherness & Success of Sheffield United FC

Big celebrations on the pitch at Bramall Lane today. It’s been a great season and i’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time at SUFC.   For Chris Wilder & his team to see the season out not only as Champions but on … Continue reading

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Middlesex CCC Skipper on winning the County Championships

“It was about trying to buy into a culture where we have each other’s backs when times are tough” says Middlesex skipper James Franklin on the work Middlesex did with team Psychologist Steven Sylvester ahead of their Championship win.

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Is a big ego crucial to achieving sporting greatness?

Prince Naseem Hamed was the world’s best featherweight boxer between 1997 and 2000. But one wonders how much more he could have achieved had he not become lost in the fog of his own hype and cut corners in training, … Continue reading

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Do cricketers need a big ego to perform at the top of their game?

Do cricketers need a big ego to perform at the top of their game? Steven Sylvester, psychologist of county champions Middlesex, thinks not. If you want to get the best out of yourself, rather than give into selfish drives, simply … Continue reading

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An organisation cannot be more effective than its people

  Does your organisation need some help with identifying its DNA ?Are you ready for some dynamic cultural change?     We run a unique organisational audit (the withoutEGO audit for high performance) and tailored assesments for companies looking for real … Continue reading

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Performing for the benefit of others.

Being self-absorbed and selfish at work not only leads to unhappiness & stress but also poor performance in both yourself and your team. When you are able to align your personal & professional mastery you become freer and much happier … Continue reading

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Neal Ardley has transformed AFC Wimbledon.

“We had a proper process before we appointed Neil – we had a lot of applications,” said chief executive Erik Samuelson. “The interview panel was the football club board, Dave Bassett and Steve Sylvester, a psychologist who is still working … Continue reading

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Steven Sylvester goes to Buckingham Palace with Middlesex CCC

DETOX YOUR EGO Author of DETOX YOUR EGO, Steven Sylvester was a guest at Buckingham Palace on Thursday with the Middlesex Cricket Champions to receive their trophy from HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Philip is Patron and ‘Twelfth Man’ of … Continue reading

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Euros 2016. Wales v Portugal – Will collective excellence triumph over individual expertise?

Today decides whether or not Wales can reach a first major tournament final with victory over Portugal. Real Madrid stars Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo will enter opposing dressing rooms in Lyon and their tussle has been much the topic of … Continue reading

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