Helen Glover, from Competitor to Mother

The Performance Room

by The Performance Room

3 months ago

I’ve experienced this moment twice before. Blood pumping loudly in my ears. Pain screaming from every inch of my tired body. The sweat dripping down my forehead running into my […]

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How to switch off from work

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by Jim Constable

7 months ago

If you want to become a better performer then you need to start taking time to look after your physical and mental health. Being able to switch off from work […]

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How does Santa keep going all day?

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by Jim Constable

8 months ago

How does Santa keep it up for 24 hours non stop on Christmas day? We reckon he loves his oats for breakfast to help him keep going! He’s old, and […]

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The Great British Bake Off

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by The Performance Room

12 months ago

The Great British Bake Off has returned to our TV screens and it’s strangely compelling mixture of comedy, drama, cooking and competition has consistently captured the public’s imagination as essential […]

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Get ready, get set, oh no!

David Nanfra

by David Nanfra

2 years ago

Last Sunday was the Melbourne Marathon. Since 1978, this has become a permanent fixture on the Australian sporting calendar, and is now the biggest running event in Australia. And it’s an event that motivates Melburnians – including me – to train through the cold Melbourne winter each year.

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Broken Sleep? 3 ways I’m working on fixing mine

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by Chris Shambrook

2 years ago

Due to the coincidence of a few factors recently, I’ve been getting the chance to practice some sleep management tactics, which I thought might be worth sharing. Now, getting off […]

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If travelling solo with newborns was an Olympic Sport…

Samad Miah

by Samad Miah

2 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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5 things to do when you join a new team

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Adam Morris

by Adam Morris

2 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

2 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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Seven high performance secrets to putting some Spring in your step

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by The Performance Room

2 years ago

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.

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Six tips for coping when the going gets tough

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by Matt Barker

2 years ago

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.

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The Power of Connection

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by Ashley Winnett

2 years ago

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.

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