Archive for month: November, 2012

What the heck are you talking about?

29 Nov
November 29, 2012 According to a number of recent articles such as the one in the Daily Mail, the remains of a spy pigeon from WWII were recently found with a secret message still attached to its leg which, despite all efforts, cannot be decoded, even by the boffins at the spy headquarters GCHQ. Story In August this year, behind his fireplace at his house in Surrey, David Martin found the remains of a carrier pigeon that still had an unopened secret scroll attached to its leg.  It’s believed that the bird Read more [...]

Small changes really do make a difference

22 Nov
November 22, 2012 The London 2012 Olympic Games was widely recognised as being one of the best games ever staged.  These games may now be a distant recollection but the legacy of what was achieved by the GB cycling team will last a lifetime and is a lesson to all of us connected with business. Although my old sport (rowing) also dominated the Team GB medal tables, it’s to cycling that I’d like to turn to demonstrate just what can be achieved when the right level of focus, determination and professionalism Read more [...]