The Lord Down Here. Discipline Lessons from RSM John C Lord MVO MBE RSM John Lord MVO MBE is a legendary character but one that is less recognised these days than he should be. He achieved two notable firsts: the first RSM of 3 PARA (on its formation) and the first Academy Sergeant Major at…Details
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High Morale: Lessons from D-Day to the House of Lords …Remember Monty’s pep talks to us on the eve of the invasion? Then the emotional feeling as we threaded our way through the English countryside, heading for our embarkation points. I can recall some barracking dockers as we approached Southampton, shouting to us ‘are you…Details
Clive Woodward’s Teamship 22nd of November 2003. In the Telstra stadium the Australian Rugby team faced off England in the Rugby World Cup final. Australia, the hosts, took an early lead in a physically brutal match but England gradually pulled ahead towards the end of the first half. There then followed a nail-biting second half.…Details
The Captain Class: The Hidden Force Behind the World’s Greatest Teams On a chilly Wednesday in 1953 a buoyant England played a friendly football match at home against an upstart team from communist Eastern Europe. Although unbeaten for twenty-three matches, the Hungarians had only played matches against relatively weak competition. Smaller, less professional and from…Details