5 things to do when you join a new team
Joining a new team can be a daunting and nerve wracking experience for any person. It is an important transition where not only do we put pressure on ourselves to deliver to our best, we also expect superb communication with people who we're building new working relationships with. Given the pressure and stress we put on ourselves to be amazing straight away, it's not uncommon for this to be a time where you worry a lot!
Make time for rest & recovery, to sustain high performance
I love my job and I love working hard at it. Most days it doesn’t feel like work and no two days are the same, bringing variety and change to my life on a weekly basis. I’m an athlete, blogger and motivational speaker. I built my own business from scratch over the last four years, turning an idea into a platform that reaches 1.2 million people globally every month.
Making culture live & breathe
This week’s blog comes from Jo Webb, an independent HR consultant and director of the Culture Co, a boutique culture change and HR consultancy in the UK. Jo shares her […]
Experience and Motivation - a heady mix?
There’s an interesting performance journey we go on in motivational terms when we develop from novice to expert and it’s worth thinking about how we can seek to balance the combination of motivation and experience over time.
Finding your energy rhythm – 3 practical options
This might be a sign of my age (along with recently needing reading glasses for the first time!), but things ain’t like they used to be. Gone are the days when work was pretty consistent. In fact, the only consistent thing for many people these days is the inconsistency.
Managing your energy on the long haul
I’m in Melbourne airport again, which – as regular readers of this blog will know - is where I get inspired to write my best blogs. The inspiration is less to do with the environment of Melbourne airport and much more to do with having finished up another exciting and rewarding spell of work with our Australian customers, being homeward bound and having a bit of time before boarding to put pen to paper.
How to manage energy when the world is against you
Making good energy choices has never been more important. It’s a key high performance trait. If you want to be ready to perform at your best in the moments that matter to you, having good health and a full energy tank on your side can make a difference. You don’t need to be an expert, but if you don’t make helpful choices, you’re probably facing frustration, illness and exhaustion.
Seven high performance secrets to putting some Spring in your step
It’s spring time here in the UK. It’s a stupendous and productive time. The grasses are growing, the leaves sprouting on the trees, the flowers blossoming, the land turning from brown into a huge variety of colours. You can almost see it changing in front of you. The amount of energy apparent at this time is extraordinary.
Six tips for coping when the going gets tough
Shit happens. That’s life at times. Most people do okay in favourable and fragrant times. But a real test comes along when some smelly stuff hits.
Here's our six tips for coping when the going gets tough.
High Performance Lessons from the London Marathon
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.
The Power of Connection
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.
How Danny Willett won the Masters - be ready to win!
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.