As all around the world, lives are turned upside down by Corona Virus, and as families around the world are hunkering down to stand-firm in the face of the second wave, I was reminded of the mindset, and approach of Admiral Stockdale. Brilliantly codified and shared by Jim Collins in his best seller, From Good…

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Timely lessons from the CEO of Spotify, Daniel Ek, on how to be a more effective leader in meetings. As I am spending more time in virtual meetings, I’m reflecting on how this time can be spent more effectively. I recently listened to the conversation Tim Ferriss had with Daniel Ek, COE Spotify, where Daniel…

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Former FISA Secretary General, Director of Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and CEO of the Australian Sports Tribunal shares his thoughts on what rowing needs to do to stay relevant. Mr John Boultbee AM is a lawyer and leading sport administrator with over 20 years’ experience as a judge of…

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Sharing Lockdown Lessons from inspiring teams and athletes in different sports from around the world. “Nobody Cares. Work Harder.” The mantra pushing the one team to grand final glory. Original article by Adrian Proszenko, Chief Rugby League Reporter for the Sydney Morning Herald October 2020. Of all of the inspirational quotes that adorned the makeshift…

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My guest today is well known in Australian rowing and surf lifesaving, competing and winning over the last 40+ years in both still water and surf boats. He has served as the President of Mosman Rowing Club in Sydney. Along with his wife, and Olympic athlete Gillian, awarded coach of the year. He is a…

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I have received a tonne of emails and requests to share my plan for the revised regatta season in what has been a really unique year. In Switzerland, we are very fortunate to be able to race our national championships, in a revised format and at a later date (subject to C19 ongoing assessments by…

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