Continuous improvement – what are YOU doing?

Dominic Walker

by Dominic Walker

7 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, […]

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Stuart Hooper on effective use of goals and goal setting

by Jim Constable

8 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

8 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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How to channel childhood heroes to inspire goals that deliver

by Jim Constable

9 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.

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One young man

by Chris Shambrook

9 months ago

This week we interviewed our colleague Jane on the subject of goals and she immediately thought of her cycling mad, GCSE studying, 15 year old son Freddie. On PlanetK2, Jane’s our friendly, efficient, energetic, enthusiastic office administrator, customer co-ordinator and all round superstar. What came out of the interview was a useful reminder to us about goals being useful, whatever performance you might be pursuing, when you use them effectively.

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Resolutions are not just for New Year

by Jim Constable

9 months ago

We know that by mid-January countless New Year’s resolutions will have been abandoned. Why? – what’s not working about how people set goals. We’ve been banging on for a few years now with our thoughts on goals. Here’s some key principles we return to again and again.

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6 tips to reflect and learn

Adam Morris

by Adam Morris

11 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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Brilliance not busyness

by Jim Constable

1 year ago

Listening to Oliver Burkman’s excellent recent radio series on busyness got us thinking about how it relates to high performance. We already talk about managing your performance energy not your time. Now we’re thinking about managing your mindset towards your tasks and managing your ego too!

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