A Happy New High Performance Year!

by Katherine Bond

2 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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Reflecting on 2016

Reflect and learn
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by Katy Stanton

3 months ago

As 2016 is coming to a close, we've been speaking to Sophie Bray, a member of the victorious GB Women's Hockey Team and gold medallist at the Rio 2016 Olympic games. Sophie talks to us about her own, plus the team's approach, to reflecting and learning.

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Can you keep it up?

by Jim Constable

3 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

3 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!

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What drives me to perform?

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by Sophie Radcliffe

3 months ago

This weeks blog comes from Sophie Radcliffe, a K2 athlete ambassador. Sophie is an adventurer who inspires people by taking on remarkable challenges but she’s also a brand ambassador, blogger and writer and this week she shares her story on her desire to perform.

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6 tips to reflect and learn

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by Adam Morris

3 months ago

Before you dive head long into New Year resolutions, spend a bit of time taking the lessons learned from 2016 so you can build from a really strong base. Here's 6 steps to work through to get the most out of the story of 2016.

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Serious about learning?

by Jim Constable

4 months ago

We've been working with Adidas Western Europe on a year long Talent programme. It's been fascinating to see how the folk on it are grasping the opportunity to learn as much as they can. It's prompted some thoughts from us about learning - so our blog this week highlights some of the very impressive and effective learning behaviours we've seen from them over the past 6 months.

Posted in: PerformanceChallengeshuman performanceMindsetPreparationResilience

The High Performance Guide to Christmas Shopping

by Katherine Bond

4 months ago

Last week saw the now annual tradition of Black Friday and the start in earnest of the Christmas Shopping season. For some, Black Friday is a chance to get competitive and snap up the best deals. For those type of folk, it’s a mere warm up act for the post-Christmas sales. For others, it’s an indicator that we better get thinking about present buying and start preparing for a ritual we’d rather not have in our lives.

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Performing under Pressure – when it matters most

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by Danny Crates

4 months ago

This week’s blog is from Danny Crates, a gold medal winning Paralympian and K2 Ambassador. Danny has an impressive track record– he won Bronze in the 400m at the Sydney Paralympic Games in 2000, went one better to take Gold in the 800m in Athens, and ended his athletic career on a high note as GB flag bearer at the Beijing Games.

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Mixing up the chemistry of leadership

by Chris Shambrook

4 months ago

We were supporting a customer on a brilliant training event last week for future leaders of their business. And this was a training event that spoke of everything we know from the world of sport about how training is the agent of change, rather than a nice thing to do from time to time.

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Lovely, lovely mistakes

by Jim Constable

5 months ago

Can you shift your relationship with mistakes? If you spend your life fearing or avoiding them, then they’ve got no value to you, well most of you. We want to suggest a new and better way… the way of knowing that mistakes will happen. Mistakes are of great value and sometimes even something you’d pursue.

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Owning my mistakes

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by Sophie Radcliffe

5 months ago

This week, Sophie Radcliffe, a K2 athlete ambassador, shares her approach to learning. Sophie’s known as being an adventure who inspires people by taking on remarkable challenges. But she’s also a brand ambassador, blogger and writer, and marketer.

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