Archive for April, 2011

  • Matthew Syed – nominated for Best New Writer, British Sports Book Awards 2011

    Matthew Syed – nominated for Best New Writer, British Sports Book Awards 2011

    Matthew Syed, author of BOUNCE was a guest on episode 26 of the Maximise Potential Podcast, has been shortlisted for another writing award. This time it is for the Best New Writer category within the British Sports Book Awards 2011. The British Sports Book Awards are a highlight of the sports publishing year honouring the […]

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  • Transcript: Jora Gill – global CTO (Max#27)

    Transcript: Jora Gill – global CTO (Max#27)

    Welcome to the latest transcript of an inspiring interview with one of the very best CTO’s on the globe. He is renowned for being successful in applying effective management techniques from other industries within his own departments, resulting in him achieving a highly successful Company and career. Music Kevin: Welcome to Maximise Potential the podcast […]

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  • Maximising the potential of your child – Matthew Syed

    Maximising the potential of your child – Matthew Syed

    As you are aware, Matthew Syed, author of BOUNCE, recently appeared on the Maximise Potential Podcast. One of the subjects touched upon within his interview was the ability to influence the confidence and development of children through simple changes to our communication style. Here is an article from BBC News that has just been published […]

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  • How to get your emails opened – Grab them by the eyeballs

    How to get your emails opened – Grab them by the eyeballs

    Which email would you rather open first ‘More Bad News’ or ‘Quick Update on XYZ for You’? What about ‘Tax Time Again’ or ‘Ways to Save You Money’? Emailing. It’s such a key piece in our day-to-day lives. We fire a quick email response off or “shoot from the fingertip” and it’s so easy to […]

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  • David Weir becomes most successful wheelchair racer in the London Marathon history

    David Weir becomes most successful wheelchair racer in the London Marathon history

    I felt incredibly proud and honoured to witness David Weir become the most successful wheelchair racer in the London Marathon’s history, when he won an unprecedented fifth title in the Virgin London Wheelchair Marathon. It was an extremely tactical race with David showing complete control right to the finish, beating world record-holder, and long-term rival […]

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  • Max#27: Jora Gill – global CTO

    Max#27: Jora Gill – global CTO

    Jora Gill has developed a reputation for being one of the very best CTO’s (Chief Technical Officers) on the globe. He is regularly featured in leading Management publications and is a frequent guest speaker and panelist at global conferences regarding innovative Management Techniques and the future of IT. He is seen as a pioneer who […]

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  • GOLF: 2011 Masters champion says “Seeing my friend win a major took away the barrier”

    GOLF: 2011 Masters champion says “Seeing my friend win a major took away the barrier”

    2011 Masters champion, Charl Schwartzel, claimed a dramatic victory at Augusta after keeping his nerve to birdie his last four holes on the way to a final-round 66 to win his first major championship. That was an amazing achievement in itself, however, the part that really interested me is explained below . . . . […]

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