Blog posts(108)

Get ready, get set, oh no!

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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PlanetK2 Australia High Performance Roadshow - never stand still
PlanetK2 Australia High Performance Roadshow - Are you ready?

We never stand still It’s not long now before our series of breakfast sessions and transformational workouts kick off in Sydney, Brisbane & Melbourne and we’re really excited to get going. […]

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Pregnancy
Are you ready for…pregnancy in the workplace?

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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The mindset of being a coach

Can anyone coach? “If you want to do a job, start doing it”, was the advice. As careers advice goes it was simple and effective. It ranks alongside “if you […]

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How I learnt to listen by making loads of noise

In a world that can’t stop talking, I’m (guiltily) complicit. My conversational habits started young. My brother was born two years after me. I was so proud of him; I […]

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

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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coach
The mindset for coaching

We help people improve what they do. That’s our business. We love it and are passionate about helping people – whatever their performance arena – get better, do what they’re […]

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How I’ve tried to be coachable in everything I do

As a performer I have always been someone who has wanted to get better at my job. No matter what a teacher has told me about my own intelligence or […]

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Team rowing together
Most people have never been on a team

Well not a real team anyway. From everything I see and hear, the team thing is really screwed up and we either need to accept it and do something about […]

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

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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High Performance Team Principles
How to be a great 'I' in a high performing team - 8 key ingredients

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…

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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