Kevin Matthews Archive

  • How we achieve our results

    How we achieve our results

    If you’re in an office, look around you right now. They’ll be someone sitting not too far from you who makes their job look easy. If you’re in sales, they’ll be the person who always brings in more appointments, more call successes and ultimately more sales, than anyone else. I’m also sure, that when you’ve […]

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  • Are Leaders Born or Made – the on-going debate continues…

    Are Leaders Born or Made – the on-going debate continues…

    I’ve been following a recent debate on Linked IN with interest with regards to the Leaders – are they born or are they made. This debate always brings up a variety of opinions, many of them extremely strong in their perspective. I should also mention that at the time of writing this, 71% of the […]

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  • Grasp the moment – as you never know who’s taking notice

    Grasp the moment – as you never know who’s taking notice

    I was asked to be a judge in a ‘Dragon’s Den’ event at Kingston University last month. I went into the event with high expectations; final year undergraduate business degree students, pitching their ideas to a panel of experienced business people, plus knowing that that was a key proportion of their final year grading. Surely […]

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  • Who could ever beat Tiger Woods? Actually about 15 people in the last 15 Majors!

    Who could ever beat Tiger Woods? Actually about 15 people in the last 15 Majors!

    By winning the US Open Gold championship, Webb Simpson (who I hear you ask?) became the 15th different winner of the last 15 major golf championships. In that winning list there are names such as Lucas Glover, Yang Yong-eun, Keegan Bradley, Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel. Yet again, I can hear you all again saying […]

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  • “How failing, losing or looking foolish is often the fastest way to become good at something!” Here’s my experience…

    “How failing, losing or looking foolish is often the fastest way to become good at something!” Here’s my experience…

    I like to ski, I’m not exceptionally good and it’s not a pursuit that I do with great regularity, but I’ve attacked my share of slopes in the past and the lessons I’ve learnt from them seem very appropriate to share now… Best-selling authors such as Daniel Coyle (The Talent Code) and Matthew Syed (Bounce) […]

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