Marc Taylor

6,069 Added | 20 Magazines | 3 Likes | 10 Following | 1,133 Followers | @marctaylor1973 | Senior Lecturer at SHU, Strategy, Marketing, Consultancy in Sport. ICT, Talent and Analytics interests. Really interested in strategic performance, investing time and effort in the right areas and ignoring FADs, or at least interested in evaluation metrics to know if they are breakthrough ideas or just FADs. You cannot keep up to date with some aspects of change, but fundamentally some rules of the game are still the same. Still only 168 hours each week, and for the majority, income levels are not shooting through the roof.

Steve Waugh blames poor leadership and money for demise of West Indies

"What has happened in the West Indies unfortunately in the last 10 years is that they have lacked leadership," he said. "A lot of their current …

Cricket

This Video Can Teach Every Sportsperson A Thing Or Two About Patience

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Rahul Dravid

Now this is the kind of view that kick-starts a Friday! #fridayfeeling #timetoski @LaPlagne https://t.co/uxp6MuRYek

Virat Kohli is head and shoulders above Steve Smith, Kane Williamson and Joe Root: Andrew Flintoff

Despite failing to make a mark with the bat in the current Border-Gavaskar series, Virat Kohli hasn't lost the faith of many fans. And the latest one …

Steve Smith

What Ruthless Innovators Can Learn from the New England Patriots

For 35 years, I have used the Three Box Solution framework in my work with corporations. This integration of current performance (Box 1) with selective forgetting of the past (Box 2) while creating the future (Box 3) is the foundation of my thinking and teaching about innovation and strategy. Most …

NFL

McLaren launches first ever TV ad as it seeks to change brand image

en_GB<p>article<p>McLaren is launching its first ever television ad as the car marque enters a new market segment by unveiling a range of sports cars, and …

We've started our spin class with @LauraTrott31 at our Woking club. How's your morning so far? #weplayout https://t.co/J5PRObVxyb

Highlanders ✅ Rebels ✅ Stick with us as we head to Singapore for another historic night in #SuperRugby history! https://t.co/yYa2sp7ygv

It's @SuperRugby MATCH DAY!! The pitch at SG #NationalStadium is ready to be filled w/ world class sporting action! https://t.co/VdTbvSrYrw

Online retail trends 2016

Here’s a new infographic from Smart Insights showing e-retail trends and growth. It highlights the growth of the Retail Ecommerce sector and shows …

eCommerce

Broadcasting

How will broadcasting change?<p>Time Bomb<p>We are entering a time of commercial and policy confusion for sports broadcast and advertising. There will be a …

Disney admits it has ‘no idea’ who went to see Star Wars as it increases focus on consumer insight

en_GB<p>article<p>Disney is looking at ways it can gain more consumer insight and reach people more directly as the brand’s CEO Bob Iger admits it has “no …

Excerpt from my social media article & 30m of vitriol from one social media agency. Kinda makes my point. https://t.co/IUKRxXptzQ

John Terry to meet Chinese fans in Shanghai

Chelsea fans in China can win the chance to meet Chelsea captain, John Terry, during the international break later this month, thanks to a …

Innovation Springs from the Unexpected Meeting of Minds

Looking for the next breakthrough? Be willing to cross over.<p>Crossovers are what happen when an invention, idea, or body of knowledge in one field jumps into another — and the result is a quantum leap of progress. Sometimes the people and the pieces we need to put together to get the job done come …

Brainwaves

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Clog Traction

An array of new colors release this spring on nike.com and at select...<p>The collection releases April 1 on converse.com and at select retailers.<p>The …

Shoes

1 million watched Peyton Manning’s retirement live on Facebook

Live video on Facebook is proving to be a magnet for publishers of all types — including a pro football franchise fresh off a Super Bowl win.<p>The …

NFL

A day in the cricket-mad parks of Mumbai

Both India and England's men's cricket teams are playing warm-up matches in Mumbai ahead of their World Cup T20 campaigns.<p>But just down the road from their bases, thousands of Mumbai cricketers will be taking to the city's parks, known as maidans, to play their own equally competitive matches.<p>Every …

Cricket

How scholars spend their time

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The Indian town where cricket bats are made

As cricket's World Twenty20 tournament gets under way in India, nowhere will support for the host nation be stronger than in the town of Meerut.<p>It is home to factories that produce thousands of cricket bats every day.<p>Demand could increase still further if the home team put in a strong …

Delhi

`Brexit' Could Cost U.K. 950,000 Jobs by 2020, CBI Study Says

Leaving the European Union might cost the U.K. 100 billion pounds ($145 billion) in lost economic output and 950,000 jobs by 2020, the Confederation …

Economic Development

Claudio Ranieri plays it cool but Leicester players and fans believe title is on

Manager off to Rome for Easter break after a fourth 1-0 win in five games keeps Foxes in hunt for remarkable achievement<p>Claudio Ranieri will spend part of this international break in Rome and as he wanders through the city of his birth, perhaps stopping off for a glass of wine at a favourite …

Soccer

Eddie Jones: Six Nations glory 'a small step' on road to bigger tests

Eddie Jones insists that England’s first Grand Slam in 13 years is just a beginning and not an end in itself –“a step but only a small step… and things are going to get (even) better” – and his sights are set now on delivering the team’s first ever ­series win in Australia in June.<p>Jones is putting …

Wanda Group becomes new FIFA Partner

The Wanda Group is the first Chinese company to sign up as a FIFA Partner. This grants them the highest level of sponsorship rights, which includes …

China