Jim Price

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  • Leadership is Pure You

    Leadership lessons from the 1st Viscount William Slim Recently a colleague meandered along Whitehall after a client meeting. Upon passing a particular statue he stopped to pause, “Ah” he said, “Leadership is pure you”. It turns out that the statue was of 1st Viscount William Slim and “Leadership is pure you” is one of his […]

  • Suffering

    Why would anyone undertake a painful exercise or task? Jim Price, Director of Consulting for MadAbout gives an insight into the pain-filled world of cycling, how it relates to our every day tasks, the choices we make and how we can improve … “Cyclists live with pain.  If you can’t handle it you will win […]

  • Synthetic Alcohol – All the laughs, none of the pain!

    A synthetic alcohol substitute developed from chemicals similar in composition to Valium, could give users all the buzz of tipsiness without affecting the parts of the brain that lead to pub punch-ups, addiction and sleeping in your clothes. This isn’t some crazy shed-ology scheme dreamt up by odd-balls during their lunch hour, this synthetic is getting […]

  • Froome 2013 or Wiggins 2012?

    Is Chris Froome’s win at the 2013 Tour de France more significant to British Cycling than Wiggins’ win of 2012? While nothing should be taken from Wiggo and Team Sky for what they did in 2012,  undoubtedly a monumental moment in our sporting history: the first ever British winner in the world’s greatest bike race […]