The measure of a leader is not how we behave when we win, it is how we behave when we lose, and how the winner behaves to the loser!
Nelson Sends a Signal to Southgate. (with modern translation) Sir, attached is battle plan in event of meeting the French or Belgian fleet: “Form up in any battle order” (any man in the squad might be required to play his part, and we might need to adjust the formation during the game). “Engage enemy closely” (tackle […]
Last week a leader in British comedy Ken Dodd, aged 90, passed away. What might we learn from him about leadership? Maybe: Mastering your craft is a lifelong journey. Hard graft underpins effortless performance. Community is a big part of who we are. You get leadership, like happiness, by giving it away to others. Thanks […]
No, not directed towards me (right) but towards three times Wimbledon Champion Fred Perry (left). I was at Wimbledon this week with my sister supporting Norfolk’s Fabulous Alfie Hewett, when I came across this statute and this story. After winning in straight sets the Wimbledon gentlemen’s singles in 1934, Perry was in the changing room bathing. […]