“There is no ‘I’ in team (but there is a ‘Me’)”.
Before Sir David Brailsford took over as performance director for Team GB cycling, they had won 1 gold in 76 years. At the Beijing Olympics they won 8 gold medals with a further 17 at the paralympic games and 59 world championships over the next decade.
What exactly did Sir Dave do? And what can we learn from his performance philosophies? It’s not everyone, but in this episode we did into the “Kaizen” of marginal gains – the 1% rule – and look at ways which we might be able to improve the performance of ourselves and the team around us.