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  • Trust, leadership and authenticity in the Volvo Ocean Race

    Last week saw the start of Leg 2 of the 2017-2018 Volvo Ocean Race and my thoughts immediately turned to…

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  • A date with a mutinous history

    On the 14th June 1789 Captain Bligh and his 18 crew arrived in Timor after a 4000 mile journey in…

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  • Mutiny – Dying of thirst in the Timor Sea

    Dying of thirst in the Timor Sea You would never have thought that too much rain would become a major…

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  • Mutiny – Talking Safety with Spinlock

    How long each day did you have to wear your lifejackets? When I co-wrote the safety protocols for the voyage,…

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  • Mutiny – Dealing with Conflict

    Ok, so now things are getting interesting onboard the good ship Bounty’s End. Chris is causing a great deal of…

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  • Mutiny – Lessons Learnt

    What happens when a group of strangers are thrown together into a 23 foot boat without a lot of sailing…

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  • Interview with Sidetracked Magazine

    Almost 230 years ago, Captain William Bligh and eight loyal men were forced into a 23ft boat and cut adrift in…

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  • How winners balance reward and risk

    It’s been a record breaking year for those that have the courage to try and win, but this one is…

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  • Eddie Jones “We need more leaders”

    England Coach Eddie Jones believes that the current development system does not breed enough quality leaders, pointing out that many…

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  • Creating a culture for success – Top 10 winning lessons

    1. Early sense of direction – 1st 72 hours On every leg of the race we focused on winning the…

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