The fallacy of corporate excellence

It’s probably not contentious to state that most organisations claim to value performance excellence. To name just one, Barclays plc has ‘excellence’ as one of its 5 core values.

Equally, you would probably have to speak with many Human Resource Directors before you found one expressing a dis-interest in developing … Read More >>

The Psychology of Excellence

How do people become excellent in what they do? Why do most elite junior sportspeople, musicians or performing artists never become elite adult performers? More generally, how does potential become achievement?

These questions are pertinent to anyone interested in developing talent, from parents and educators to corporate HR professionals, the … Read More >>