High Performance Lessons from the London Marathon

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by Katherine Bond

3 days ago

Now in it’s 36th year, the London Marathon took place yesterday. Every year, inspirational marathon stories hit the headlines with great high performance insight to be extracted from it! Here's our top 5 high performance lessons from the London Marathon.

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The Power of Connection

by Ashley Winnett

2 weeks ago

We recently published a blog on choosing your ‘battle’ mentality to challenge and adversity – based on some work we’d been doing with GM Holden in Australia. So we’re delighted that it’s prompted this weeks guest blog from Ashley Winnett, Executive Director of Human Resources at GM Holden.

Posted in: PerformanceConnectednessperformance piePurpose

How Danny Willett won the Masters - be ready to win!

by Jim Constable

3 weeks ago

It’s golf’s Masters time at Augusta, Georgia and the reigning champion is Britain’s Danny Willets. Danny’s story of how he came to win has inspired us; it's all about being ready to take your moment when it matters most.

Posted in: PerformancePerformance essentialsperformance pieReadiness

Continuous improvement – what are YOU doing?

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by Dominic Walker

3 weeks ago

There’s a lot of airtime given to ‘continuous improvement’ in the workplace. For us, improvement is an attitude and a set of behaviours. In the workplace, our approach to learning, […]

Posted in: PerformancegoalsMotivationRoutinestime management

Our performance so far...

by Jim Constable

1 month ago

In January we blogged about how we’re applying some key high performance principles to our own team and business. We shared our individual high performance goals or intentions (http://www.theperformanceroom.co.uk/blog/a-happy-new-high-performance-year/). Three months on here’s an update from some of the PlanetK2 team.

Posted in: PerformanceHigh performanceHigh performance culture

Ready for the pressure?

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by Samad Miah

1 month ago

This week our colleague Sam shares how he’s using the performance pie to get ready for one very special occasion… which since writing this is now a reality! Congratulations Sam and Kate!

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The Performance Pie by Planet K2 on The Performance Room

by Jim Constable

2 months ago

We spoke to Ingrid Farmer about how the Performance Pie helps her to be ready to perform. A former Performance Champion at the IOD, Ingrid has recently taken up a new role at the Institution of Civil Engineering working for the International Director.

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Stuart Hooper on effective use of goals and goal setting

by Jim Constable

2 months ago

Last week we had the pleasure of talking with former rugby union player Stuart Hooper. Stuart was captain of Bath Rugby Club for 5 years and is now performance and player director at Bath where he supports staff in developing player skills. We talked to Stuart about goals and goal setting - here's the highlights!

Posted in: PerformancegoalsHigh performancehuman performancePerformance improvementReflectionreview

5 high performance reasons why we loved the tube strike…

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by Katherine Bond

3 months ago

The tube drivers in London went on strike on Monday. Unless you’d lived in Outer Mongolia and were digitally cut off, this wouldn’t have escaped your attention. From the media and public outcry before the day, you’d have thought it was Armageddon. Turns out, it wasn't as bad as predicted. From a high performance perspective, there was a lot to be cheerful about. Here are 5 reasons why we loved the tube strike.

Posted in: PerformanceChoicesHigh performanceHigh performance culturehuman performance

A Happy New High Performance Year!

by Katherine Bond

4 months ago

We got some great feedback on our blog just before Christmas where we shared some of the output from our own K2 team meeting – you told us how useful it was to hear how we practice what we preach and apply some key high performance principles to our own team and business.

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Can you keep it up?

by Jim Constable

4 months ago

For many Christmas and New Year is a time for rest. Phew! Thank goodness for that. If you feel like you’re working harder than ever maybe you need one. And if you think 2017 is going to be harder again then you’d better get a plan in place for keeping it up.

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Self-help...

by Chris Shambrook

4 months ago

We had our end of year meeting this week. Everyone in the company getting together to have the chance to relfect on 2016, increase our sense of togetherness and get ready for how we want to PERFORM in 2017. Excellent!

Posted in: PerformanceChallengesChoiceshuman performanceLearningMindsetPreparation

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