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  • Ready, aim, fire!

    There’s never a shortage about things we can improve, and sometimes it’s hard to know what to be focusing on and working on first. From a performance point of view, […]

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    Continuous Destruction

    Whether it’s Kaizen or the Aggregation of Marginal Gains, the focus on continuous improvement is a constant drum that’s been beating for quite some time now. It’s unlikely to stop. […]

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    High performance cycle

    Do you have an improvement process? Watch this short but beautifully formed video for everything you need to start improving, each and every day.

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    Never stand still

    “We’re never 100% satisfied. It’ll have to be faster again in the summer to win the Olympics”. Words uttered by an Olympic cyclist, just minutes after their team broke the […]

    Posted in: GuidesEssentials

    Stop excusing yourself!

    Many of us think and say that we’ve got a desire to improve and get better. It’s one thing having that desire and intention, but another thing acting on it. […]

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    Fulfilling your talent

    We’ve worked with a lot of people in both sport and business. One particular attitude constantly shown by the most consistently high performing is that they know their talent is […]

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    Using your talent

    Making the most of your talent is essential if you’re going to be the best that you can be. There are lots of people who have found the way to […]

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    Talent is not enough

    John Wooden said, “Judge yourself not by what you have achieved but by what you should have achieved with the talent at your disposal”. He was a clever man. Those […]

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    Making high performance a habit

    Want to know how to make high performance a habit? Watch this short but beautifully formed video for everything you need to know so that you’ll be able to make […]

    Posted in: VideosEssentialsRoutines

  • What if team motivation was your goal

    Whether you’re a leader or not, you have the potential and possibly responsibility to contribute to the motivation of others. Scary, fantastic and true! and when you start to realise […]

    Posted in: ViewpointsMotivation

    Motivating or demotivating

    Start thinking of yourself as a leader of motivation. If you’re committed to keeping your own quality of motivation in great shape, you should also see this as you being […]

    Posted in: ToolsMotivation

    A story of motivation

    Are you focused on motivation? Watch this short but beautifully formed video for everything you need to know to fuel the motivation of those around you..

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    Attitudes are contagious

    “Attitudes are contagious. Are yours worth catching?” asked Steve Waugh, the steely Australian cricket captain. Your attitude has the capacity to fuel, or drain, the motivation of those around you, […]

    Posted in: GuidesMotivation

    A matter of choice

    Feeling in control is a vital part of motivation and performing well. When you feel in control you’ll have higher motivation and be more likely to perform better. You can […]

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    Staying in control of what matters

    Most people know that feeling in control helps their motivation and performance. Few people actually work on feeling in control. Knowing what affects your sense of control – where you’re […]

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    Ultimately, control is down to you

    The best performers focus a lot of time, energy and effort getting and staying in control of all they can. For them Whether it’s their diet, attitude, support team or […]

    Posted in: ViewpointsMotivation

    Connectedness in teams

    Want to know how to improve connectedness in your team? Watch this short but beautifully formed video for everything you need to know to help your team get better connected, every […]

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    You’ve got to get yourself connected…

    “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” For us, Margaret Mead’s quote is all about […]

    Posted in: GuidesMotivationTeams

  • Readiness for critical performance

    Are you ready for your next performance? Watch this short but beautifully formed video for everything you need to know so that you’ll be ready and prepared for those critical […]

    Posted in: VideosRoutines

    Create your perfect performance routine

    Pre-performance routines are the key to consistency. When the pressure is on and the stakes are high, having and using a preparation routine will help you feel confident, in control […]

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    A Routine for all Seasons

    One of the funniest scenes in the film Cool Runnings was the Jamaican bobsleigh team going through their pre-race visualisation routine. It’s well worth a look. . And while it’s […]

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    Pre-performance routines

    ‘Don’t undermine the work I’ve put in every day.’ Not some days. Every day. Ask anyone who has been on a team with me who shoots the most. Go back […]

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    Train hard to fight easy

    At the time of writing this, there are 185 days until the Rio Olympic Games begin. We’ll witness some astounding performances delivered in a massively high pressure environment. To us […]

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    Practise like the elite

    Exploiting every opportunity to practice and get better? Doing the ‘right’ kind of practice? Purposeful and deliberate practice is essential to fulfil potential and perform at the next level. This […]

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    Deliberate practice

    How can you deliberately practice today? Watch this short but beautifully formed video for everything you need to know so that you’ll be able to start testing out how deliberate practice […]

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    How the elite practise

    “Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect”. So says Vince Lombardi, the highly successful (and often quoted) American football coach, and we agree with him. We see […]

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    Making high performance a habit

    Want to know how to make high performance a habit? Watch this short but beautifully formed video for everything you need to know so that you’ll be able to make […]

    Posted in: VideosEssentialsRoutines

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