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EGO at the heart of England’s defeat

Former Professional Cricketer, Chartered psychologist and Author Steven Sylvester feels some sympathy for the England players, manager and staff. He suggests the nations high expectation to win triggered an extreme level of ego in our unbelievably young and wealthy players. … Continue reading

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Humility is the key to effective leadership

I’m a slow reader so it took about two weeks for me to complete Steven Sylvester’s ground-breaking book, ‘Detox Your Ego’. But during that time no less than six total strangers sought to engage me in conversation having seen the … Continue reading

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Stanmore Baptist Church use Detox Your Ego as their Book of the Month

We were so pleased to hear today that Stanmore Baptist Church have chosen Detox Your Ego as their book of the month. The Minister of this Church is a man by the name of Shaun Lambert and he has been … Continue reading

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Heat Magazine – Review of Detox Your Ego

Heat Magazine reviewed Detox Your Ego in their Words of Wisdom Page today Are you a competitive person? If you fail to win,  do you beat yourself up about it? Then this book could be a big help.  Psychologist Steven … Continue reading

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The Lady reviews Detox Your Ego

Today we had a review on Detox Your Ego in the oldest and most prestigious magazines in the UK. Thanks to The Lady Magazine, they reviewed the following. “Psychologist Steven Sylvester’s inspiring book offers a unique approach to achieving your goals. He shares … 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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