Blogs and News

New Sky TV Show Chooses IDG and Sandhurst to Help Prepare Elite Olympians for “Tough Mudder” Challenge

Earlier this year we were approached by Sky TV to see if we could help them with a new TV show they were planning, called “Missions Mudder”. The premise is that they take six Olympians and train them up to take on three ‘Tough Mudder’ courses as a team. The athletes will need to hone their existing skills, develop new ones, and also learn how to operate as a team in unfamiliar and difficult circumstances.

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An Invitation to ‘A Night of Endurance’

As you will be aware, IDG consultant and in-house ‘Action Man’ Jake Meyer attempted to climb K2 in Pakistan last year. It was another incredible adventure to add to Jake’s long and distinguished collection of extreme experiences.

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Leadership Lessons From High Performance Sport

In the first of a series of blogs written exclusively for IDG, John Steele, Chairman of the English Institute of Sport, looks at leadership challenges within sport in 2016, an Olympic year. He explores how similar challenges are faced in other sectors during a time of intense change and refers to lessons he learned during his time as an Army Officer.

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Leadership: Doing the right thing!

Leaders have to make many tough decisions but choosing to do what is “right” when it might have a detrimental effect on the business is the toughest of all, says Craig Preston, IDG’s Managing Director

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