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Medal Behaviour: How the UK Olympic team forged a winning culture

The Atlanta games in 1996 saw Great Britain’s worst performance at a summer Olympic games since 1952, taking home just one gold medal. Twenty years later, Team GB depart ...

Rio 2016 Olympics Opening Ceremony: Is what you see what you get?

  • Walking the Talk
  • 11.08.2016
  • Change
On Friday 5 August, over 3 billion people around the world had their eyes locked on Rio de Janeiro to watch the Olympics Opening Ceremony. There is no doubt about it - ...

Culture Shaping: 5 tips for habit formation

  • Jerome Parisse-Brassens
  • 10.08.2016
  • Behaviour
 As a sports fan and an avid business news reader, it’s seems that every success story is about habits these days. We hear interviews with and read about the top ...

It's a fact, people are unpredictable

  The recent political events in the UK have reminded me of a saying that I often use; ‘the only thing we can predict about people is that people are unpredictable’. You ...

When symbols work in a corporate culture

I was interested to read the announcement recently that PricewaterhouseCoopers has discarded its dress code which, in their words, was in order to “unlock the creativity ...