Road to Rio III

by Chris Shambrook

1 year ago

So, in the third of our Road to Rio series, we’re talking about the importance of using and ignoring goals when you’re in the thick of performance. We write a lot about goals and the way they’re used and abused in different environments. This article though is focused fully on the reality of the role of goals for performance.

Posted in: PerformanceChallengesHigh performanceMindsetPressure

Are you ready for Rio?

by Katherine Bond

2 years ago

In just under a year’s time, our finest sports men and women will be entering the cauldron of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio. For most of them, this will be the biggest challenge of their careers, if not their lives. Many of them will be competing at their first Games. For some, it will be their only Games – their one and only chance to shine.

Posted in: PerformanceChallengesHigh performanceMindsetPressure

Road to Rio - we need to qualify

by Andrea Furst

2 years ago

Welcome to our Road to Rio series! You’ll hopefully have seen by now that the Great Britain Women’s Hockey qualified for Rio with a superb series of performances throughout the World Hockey League in Valencia. They won the whole tournament, winning every match they played, and happily booking the team’s place for Rio next year as a result.

Posted in: PerformancePreparationPressureReadiness

Mastering the Mental Challenge

Sophie Radcliffe

by Sophie Radcliffe

2 years ago

Over the past year, we’ve been supporting our K2 Ambassador, Sophie Radcliffe get ready for some of the inspirational challenges she’s taken on. Her most recent challenge was the Mont-Blanc Vertical KM.

Posted in: PerformanceMindsetPreparationReadiness

Zero hours contracts – a dark place for motivation

by Keith Hatter

2 years ago

All the talk of zero hours contracts during the election campaign focused on the two predictable sides of the debate. Businesses need them so they can remain flexible and competitive in uncertain times (though it’s unclear when business will think times are certain and that even if they did, whether they’d then stop using them).

Posted in: PerformanceConfidenceConnectednessMotivation

The clue is in the name

by Keith Hatter

2 years ago

As someone who helps lead a team of human performance experts working with some great people and organisations in elite sport and the business world around the globe, I really care about it and I really believe it matters and can make a massive difference to those who are prepared to do what’s necessary to get high performance in their particular role in their particular arena.

Posted in: LeadershipElite teamsHigh performanceTeams

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