’The hardest part is starting it’’. That was the best piece of advice I received before signing up for a course of study in addition to my full-time job. Useful advice at a time when I was reticent about starting a study programme which I hoped would be beneficial to my career, development and intellectual capacity, but had fears about it impacting on my job and ultimately my life.
One of our customers gifted us some surprise feedback last week. It was an extra surprise because they didn't tell us they were collating the feedback.
Some of our richest learning can come from experiencing how others do things. I’m fortunate to have learned a lot from being taught, coached and led by some terrific people.
I’ve found myself working on multiple teams recently, and it got me thinking about whether I’m making my best contribution to all the teams I’m a member of.
We’re really serious about performance round here”. It’s something we hear a lot in organisations we talk to. When we delve into the detail of just serious they are, we generally discover that’s a load of rhetoric
At PlanetK2, we’ve got a set of 21 Rules or Truths about human performance. Rule #1 is testimony to the fact that our worlds are more complex, challenging and demanding than ever before. The pace of change has never been so fast. At work, we’re expected to get more done, faster, better and more efficiently. We’re working harder than ever before, but with less impact. People tell us they’re feeling overwhelmed, stressed and underperforming relative to their potential.
As regular readers will be aware, we’re on a mission to share our human performance expertise with the world. We’ve been working for a while in Australia and had a lot of fun and a lot of impact, working with customers down under for the last few years – so much so, that we’re aiming to add to that group of customers and trusted performance partners.
We’ve got a great ‘guest’ blog this week from Rebecca Chidley, a trainee psychologist who’s just in the process of qualifying to work with elite performers. Rebecca has set up […]
Last Sunday was the Melbourne Marathon. Since 1978, this has become a permanent fixture on the Australian sporting calendar, and is now the biggest running event in Australia. And it’s an event that motivates Melburnians – including me – to train through the cold Melbourne winter each year.
We never stand still It’s not long now before our series of breakfast sessions and transformational workouts kick off in Sydney, Brisbane & Melbourne and we’re really excited to get going. […]
Sarah has been at the heart of the English Institute of Sport’s Sport Science Support for the last 4 Olympic cycles. On leaving earlier this year, she’d completed the last […]
Can anyone coach? “If you want to do a job, start doing it”, was the advice. As careers advice goes it was simple and effective. It ranks alongside “if you […]