Keep Moving

July 10, 2011

Keep Moving: Regardless of speed always progress towards your target. It might be a statement of the obvious, but it’s something which is drilled into all Comrades Marathon runners as they head out at the break of day to run the 89kms between Durban and Pietermaritzburg. The instruction is simple; keep moving until you reach […]

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Enjoy The Achievements of Others

June 26, 2011

Enjoy The Achievements of Others: Make your partner’s success your success. Most people we have met take great pleasure in helping others be successful. A common theme in great relationships, teams and organisations is the support people provide for each other and the genuine satisfaction that comes from helping others succeed. The principle of “Enjoying […]

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Follow the Plan

June 13, 2011

Follow The Plan: Develop strategy, prepare and act. Running long distances teaches you the value of planning, developing a strategy and after preparing to implement the strategy and take the necessary action. A common occurrence is the unprepared runner with no strategy who can be seen going through the “crash and burn” ritual in races […]

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To Do and Not To Do

June 5, 2011

To Do and Not To Do: Behaviour counts: Establish and use ground rules. Andrew was fortunate to be the first corporate CEO to work with Leadership and Team expert Ray Mclean best known for his work with the Sydney Swans Australian Rules Football Team and other elite sporting organisations. A key principle of successful teams […]

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Focus on Your Desired Future

May 21, 2011

Focus on Your Desired Future: Develop a shared vision worthy of your full commitment. There are many reasons why focusing on your desired future is essential for success. When we are clear about the future we want to create we focus on what is important, see opportunities, make meaningful choices and avoid wasting our effort […]

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Choose collaboration

May 17, 2011

Choose collaboration: Embrace the brilliance and potential of true partnership. Running is traditionally seen as a lonely pursuit. At various times we hear that life, leadership and just about everything else is lonely or all about the individual yet we like to contrast this view with the old saying that a person is not an […]

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