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'Watch, listen and learn' - what my 96 year old Bampy taught me

Luisa G

by Luisa G

3 years ago

Bampy was right – you can learn so much from watching and listening to others. What did you learn this weekend? I learned four big things, before breakfast! Watch, listen […]

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How to be a great 'I' in a high performing team - 8 key ingredients

High Performance Team Principles
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by Matt Barker

3 years ago

A team is a place where there are lots of I’s. Lots of individuals, working together, trying to achieve their personal goals and contribute in the best way they can to collective success. Here are 8 key ingredients for being a brilliant ‘I’ in a high performing team…

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If travelling solo with newborns was an Olympic Sport…

Samad Miah

by Samad Miah

3 years ago

There are a few reasons I really like my job. One of those reasons is that applying a high performance lens to stuff becomes second nature for life as well as work. And there are times when that comes in quite handy – like recently when I decided to take my 10 week old daughter on a flight to Inverness. On my own. Brave or foolish? Here’s how I got on with my adventure, and how I applied my high performance lens to it….

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High Performance Roadshow - PlanetK2 Australia

The Performance Room

by The Performance Room

3 years ago

PlanetK2 High Performance Roadshow Spring 2017: Learn how the world’s best athletes and businesses approach their performance and how you can use that insight to gain competitive advantage, change your game and transform your performance. Breakfast sessions in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne and a transformational workout in Melbourne.

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Get yourself engaged

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by Jim Constable

3 years ago

Where did it all begin? This need for engagement metrics - where employers have started to work on actively ‘engaging’ their employees. Surveying employee engagement, measuring it, sending leaders and managers into an annual spiral of activity, to increase a number to affect their own bonuses. How did we all cope before then?

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The uncomfortable truth about leading performance

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by Matt Barker

3 years ago

If you're a leader, you're a leader of people. If you’re a leader of people, you’re looking to get the best possible performance from them. Therefore, an important element of leadership is to focus the best attention and energy of your people onto doing the things they need to do to get the results you want.

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Can you find your soul reason to exercise?

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Adam Morris

by Adam Morris

3 years ago

This comes from Dan Dobson -Smith, Chief Learning & Culture Officer at Essence, one of the most admired digital agencies on the planet. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

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Are you ready for…pregnancy in the workplace?

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by Chris Shambrook

3 years ago

Sarah has been at the heart of the English Institute of Sport’s Sport Science Support for the last 4 Olympic cycles. On leaving earlier this year, she’d completed the last […]

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5 things to do when you join a new team

Joining a new team
Adam Morris

by Adam Morris

3 years ago

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!

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Make time for rest & recovery, to sustain high performance

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Sophie Radcliffe

by Sophie Radcliffe

3 years ago

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.

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Making culture live & breathe

Jo Webb

by Jo Webb

3 years ago

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 […]

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Great performance – luck or superb preparation?

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Simon Chodziesner

by Simon Chodziesner

3 years ago

It’s a peak time of year in the world of sport. Wimbledon is about to start, the Tour de France and golf’s British Open is around the corner, the Americas Cup is coming to a climax, the All Blacks v Lions is starting on Saturday, and the AFL season is really beginning to hot up.