How to join a new team with confidence
In a recent meeting, we were counting up the number of teams each person in the room was a member of. The numbers added up very quickly and when we […]
Playing your part in a mental health friendly workplace
Mental Health First Aid for England have trained over 400,000 people in the UK about mental health over the last 10 years. With many other organisations supporting great work in […]
As with many different performance moments, when it comes to interviews, there’s a series of questions that fly through our minds, demanding answers and often resulting in an uncomfortable state […]
Change is growth
High performers want to improve every day and they know that sometimes they’ll have to change things. Top performers also use change in their conditions to drive improvement or stay […]
Feedback is NOT the breakfast of champions!
Without a desire to improve and a bucket full of self-awareness, feedback is a redundant tool. We see so many people wanting to experience the magic of feedback that evidently […]
Most Leaders don’t use performance reviewing properly and the performance of those they lead suffers as a result. 55% of people don’t think their performance reviews are effective*. And that’s […]
Want results? Be driven by values and focus on performance
“When people get caught up with that which is right and they are willing to sacrifice for it, there is no stopping point short of victory.” Martin Luther King You don’t have to […]
Sleep – what is it good for?
Elite athletes compete on rest and recovery, so sleep is an essential part of their performance armory.
Stress – the ultimate balancing act?
Creating anything worthwhile is going to carry a degree of stress. In fact, more often than not, the stress is an essential ingredient to delivering the final success.
Are you ready to be resilient?
Resilience. It’s seen as essential quality in today’s workplace. And according to the many resilience gurus out there, it’s all about bouncing back from setbacks. We’ve got a different understanding […]
Don’t fool yourself, fuel yourself!
“My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.” Orson Welles. Many people perform at work despite what they eat and drink. […]
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, […]