Leaders and their resistance to stress

I recently read Alastair Campbell’s excellent book Winners: And How They Succeed. Among many pearls of wisdom that Campbell gets from a variety of people in the public – many of which I want to share at a later date – is the following from Arsenal manager, Arsène Wenger We have gone from a vertical society to a horizontal society […]

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Has Sven Goran-Eriksson learned anything?

Another World Cup, another appearance as a manager by Sven-Goran Eriksson. However, whereas he was England manager in 2002 and 2006, at the South African festival of football that is World Cup 2010, he finds himself coaching Ivory Coast. And, the fickle finger of fate contrived to put him against some of his old adversaries. Drawn in the Group of […]

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