The Power of Connection

by Ashley Winnett

3 months 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.

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

by Jim Constable

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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.

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Continuous improvement – what are YOU doing?

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by Dominic Walker

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

4 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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Are you using your Battle Mentality?

by Katherine Bond

4 months ago

I’m writing this from Melbourne Airport, en route back home to the UK after a great couple of weeks working with some of our Australian customers. Airports make me reflect – they represent endings and beginnings, so it seems like the perfect time to put pen to paper.

Posted in: ChallengesChangeChoicesConfidencehuman performanceMindsetMotivationPreparation

Stuart Hooper on effective use of goals and goal setting

by Jim Constable

4 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!

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How I use goals

by Chris Shambrook

4 months ago

So, I've just finished the first of the 2017 Performance Festival sessions at the super nice Dorchester Hotel. Vibe wise, it’s very different from the Vaults where we held the 2016 Performance Fest and an important reminder that the environment is only part of what makes up a performance and you take advantage of whatever any environment gives you.

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Pause and reflect to get creative with your future planning

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by Sophie Radcliffe

5 months ago

Make space to pause, reflect and think, to inject creativity into your goal setting and future planning, so you can really do life!

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How to channel childhood heroes to inspire goals that deliver

by Jim Constable

5 months ago

Our blog star this week is AXA Senior HR business partner Ben Andrews, a previous customer of ours who is on his quest to emulate a boyhood hero and discover something about himself along the way! Ben’s hero was Rocky Balboa; the grit, determination, dedication, pain and triumph...fist thrust defiantly in the air, theme tune ringing in his ears, young Ben was inspired.

Posted in: ChallengesgoalsMindsetMotivationPreparation

It's sleep week!

by Katherine Bond

5 months ago

It’s Sleep Week on BBC Radio 5 this week, and we thought we’d celebrate with a blog about sleep and performance. There’s been lots of science on sleep and the impact it has on a range of physical and mental performance parameters. But how, in reality, does sleep influence the performance of you, our readers and customers?

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