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A Little Toe Much

A pub in Derbyshire has hosted the latest “World Toe Wrestling Championship” which has now been going on for more than 40 years. Open to male and female competitors, the event was originally devised by Staffordshire landlord George Burgess in 1976 when a group of walkers at the Ye Olde Royal Oak Inn in the village of Wetton set about searching for a game that only the British could...

Vanity Unfair

Many commentators think that we are facing a narcissism epidemic fueled by the internet, instant celebrity, easy credit and cultural pressures that impact us on a daily basis. There is even a prevailing myth it seems that has made us tolerate or even encourage narcissism – that somehow it is a function of high self-esteem – no bad thing right? A little narcissism is healthy and perhaps you...

Me, Myself and I

In business, the secret to effectively leading collaboration with others is finding a middle ground between too much and too little team think, where leaders encourage, enable and oversee workplace collaboration rather than simply ask for it to happen. For many of us, assignments that require input from multiple people, or brainstorming sessions where the group decides a matter, are generally...

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