The RBN flips the relationship between rugby and business on its head and puts the needs of business people with a passion for rugby first.
Looking at Ieuan’s career and rugby more widely, and as we celebrate with the RPA the achievements of players during the last season, what can business managers learn from rugby and Ieuan in particular?
The 21st of March saw the launch of TRBN in the Thames Valley, with a very well attended event at Reading Rugby Club featuring Hartpury College’s Director of Elite Sport, Phil De Glanville as guest speaker. Around 70 business men and women enjoyed Phil’s insights into how rugby has changed since professionalism, plus some insightful [...]
On Wednesday 20th of February, the first Cardiff Rugby Business Network took place. The event attracted a host of big names and businesses from around the Cardiff area. Brothers and former Wales international rugby players Andy and Steve Moore were present along with the legendary Welsh paralympian, David Roberts. Andy kicked off the night with [...]
Liam Mooney from Blue Pencil along with Ian Bremner of UAE Rugby have launched The Rugby Business Network in Dubai. The group was launched at its inagural networking event on Wednesday 7th November 2012. The Rugby Business Network is a non profit group and all of their events are free. If you would like to get [...]
One of The rugby Business Network members, Simon Scantlebury looks at what an individual needs for success. What you need for success Any endeavour will have a series of items or objectives that will need to be achieved in order to attain success in that endeavour. This is no different for the planning, implementation [...]
With our first event in Melbourne last Wednesday 3rd October, we asked one of the event hosts Nadia Smith for her thoughts on the night. We’re on our way! The Melbourne chapter of the Rugby Business Network kicked off last Wednesday, October 3, 2012. Guest speaker, Classic Wallaby and Assistant Coach of the [...]
We asked Lynne Walsh one of the newcomers to our London Rugby Business Network Event to give us her thoughts on the event at The London Welsh Centre on the 3rd September, with Guest Speakers from the Newport Gwent Dragons and Celtic Manor. The only kind of networking I like………. I could be the [...]
The Rugby Business Network USA Ambassador Tim Usasz, talks about the 2011 World Cup and how he is using his rugby contacts to help him in his new role as a Business Analyst at Close Brothers. After winning 19 caps for the Eagles, Tim used his rugby contacts to find a job. he [...]
A few weeks ago we talked to Matt Cairns previously of Saracens and Harlequins about how he is managing the transition from professional rugby to a new career in financial services. In his new role as a Financial Advisor for Cavendish Brooke he talks about how he is having to self motivate and how [...]
Continued on from part 1 Rugby Disciplines What is emerging from the research and literature is the use of business disciplines, some of which have been discarded by businesses we have worked with. Such as… 1. The use of job descriptions, roles in rugby are being described just as companies write job [...]