Big day. Poor sleep. Help!
It’s one of the great ironies of significant performance moments. Either you’ll have a poor night’s sleep as a result of the increased brain activity, or one of your kids […]
8 reasons why Employee Engagement is in danger of disappearing up its own arse by Keith Hatter. If you enjoy this and want to know more, tune in to this […]
Sex, drugs & boxes
The 9-box grid is thought to have been developed by McKinsey to help GE prioritise investments across its 150 business units. Using it for people makes as much sense as […]
So you want a more confident team?
In supporting some great people over the last 5 Olympic Games, team confidence is something I’ve spent a huge amount of time thinking about and helping out with. Growing confidence […]
Unconscious competence – the biggest risk of all
If you can do something without thinking about it, congratulations but watch out. It’s the riskiest place of all. It’s great – because you can do it without much thought, […]
The 100% mentality
The 100% mentality is the ability to be superb at getting 100% out of whatever readiness you have going into any key performance moment, and it’s a key differentiator that’s […]
Winning Minds seek balance from bias
The great performers I’ve been lucky enough to support have all got their unique personality characteristics and in-built bias. However, one thing that stands out for all of the great […]
What's your performance reputation?
When it’s time to leave a company for a new job, your mind turns to thinking about the references you’re going to need to paint a great picture for a […]
When talking about “Connectedness” and quality of relationships, I often talk about the fact that we’re all the common denominators in our dysfunctional relationships! I also point out we’re the […]
You're only as good as your last result - Nonsense!
This statement is bandied around very regularly with very little thought and quite frankly, it’s just nonsense in the world of high performance, and even if it is true some […]
Compete on preparation
It’s clear to us that when the conditions are favourable, people get very used to being able to get away with minimal preparation. Your natural talents, allied with the helpful […]
Loving the pressure
Olympic athletes have to compete for their place on the team by going through trials. Actually they’re constantly on trial, just about every day. Imagine having the pressure of being […]