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The blog section provides the reader with insights to business and life through the lens of sport, principally cricket. The articles are written to promote discussion, debate and commentary.

Everest Approach

The Role Model Game – A short followup

If you had missed my post on the Role Model Game which discusses the term ‘Shark Attack syndrome’ alongside the recent Titans and Karmichael Hunt cocaine cases, here is the link – I was then interested to read Matthew Dunn’s (Senior Lecturer in Public Health at Deakin University) post which reinforced many…
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What’s Happening

1.   Recent ODI Captains of Australia- Michael Clark, George Bailey and Steve Smith (figures are up to 2015 World Cup)   Total captaincy record of all 3 players. Captains Period Mts/won % win Home % win Clarke (2008-2015) 69-46 66.67% 29-22 75.86% Bailey 2013-2015 29-15 51.72% 12-8 66.66% Smith 2015… 1-1…
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Statistics are a tool to help make good decisions

In an interview on The Cricket Sadist Hour Jarrod is joined by John Buchanan and Trent Woodhill to crunch the numbers after England’s defeat to Bangladesh and examine some of the trends at the World Cup. To here the full interview
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What’s the deal with left-armers in this World Cup?

In an interview on The Cricket Sadist Hour Jarrod is joined by Trent Woodhill and Myself to talk left arm v right arm, batting Powerplays and all things data and examine some of the trends at the World Cup. To here the full interview
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business being driven

Is your business being driven by the right numbers?

I read a fascinating article this morning around some data on the cost of Health in Australia, and how some of our existing health policy may be fashioned from the wrong set of data. Probably more accurately, the data is there, it is just that the policy makers chose not…
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Great Deal Patience

I’m a bad tipster, but it could be NZ-Australia final

Q The World Cup semi-finals’ line-up has gone according to script… I had five vying for the four berths, with Sri Lanka being the fifth team… Well, the best have made it, so nobody can complain. Who weren’t you sure about? India, going by their listless performances in the tri-series…
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Last four and the continuum of risk

In an interview on The Cricket Sadist Hour I join Jarrod  to talk team strategies, leadership groups and left armers (again).   To here the full interview John Buchanan   CLICK HERE… Learn John Buchanan’s Top 20 list for Producing a Winning Team Now!!!
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risks than Dho

Clarke likely to take more risks than Dhoni

Q Fans of Team India must be worried… You’re on track with your prediction of a New Zealand-Australia World Cup final… A (Laughs) But I could get it wrong with the other half of my prediction. The second semi-final remains to be played. Q Would you term the first semi-final, between…
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5 Tips to Winning

5 Tips to Winning your World Cup of business or life

Last night Australia qualified to meet the Blackcaps in the 2015 Cricket World Cup. Four years since the last One Day World Cup in India, it now comes down to a maximum of 100 overs on Sunday 29th at the MCG to decide who will raise the trophy as the champions…
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Kevin Pietersen: Batsman could ‘tear apart’ England

Here is an interview I had with BBC Radio through the week about Kevin Pieteren and a link to the full story. Bringing back Kevin Pietersen could “tear apart the fabric” of the England team, according to Australia’s most successful coach John Buchanan. Pietersen, sacked in February 2014, has joined…
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