Performance insights(15)

Food for thought to help give your performance a boost based on our experience in the world of sport and business.

All change...

From our time spent working in elite sport with some world leading athletes it’s very clear that one of the differentiators between those who fulfil their potential and those who […]

Posted in: Performance insightsMindsetRituals

Hare
Desire to Improve

You’re probably familiar with the story of the tortoise and the hare – the hare all lightning acceleration and speed but running out of steam, the tortoise slow to start, […]

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John Lewis and high performance

I had the privilege of meeting Sir Stuart Hampson, ex-chairman of John Lewis talk about their famed level of employee engagement and customer satisfaction. Much of what he said reinforces […]

Posted in: Performance insightsCultureLeadership

Are you Superman or a target monkey?

I’ve got a Superman tattoo and I sometimes get asked why – mainly by my exasperated and disappointed mother but not exclusively. Perhaps I believe I share some of his abilities […]

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Knowing me, knowing you...

All of the best teams that rise to the top of their performance arena usually have an extra dimension to their armoury – they really make the most of the […]

Posted in: Performance insightsLeadershipTeams

Setting goals to maximise team potential

We’ve been very privileged to work with some really successful teams in sport. We’ve worked with them in the most pressurised of sporting environments at world championships and Olympic Games. […]

Posted in: Performance insightsGoalsTeams

10 habits of elite performers

Elite performers are different. They think and act in unique ways and they practise high impact habits with passion and discipline. If you’re serious & curious about finding out how good you can be […]

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Simplicity - the ultimate sophistication

We’ve been working on our values lately – the things that as a team, guide our decisions, get us up and ready to go on a wet Wednesday morning, that […]

Posted in: Performance insightsCulturePerformancethe basics

It's historic!

Those on a journey to be the best they can be, and to become consistently high level performers in whatever they do, consistently challenge existing practices, methodologies and thinking. We […]

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Delegation is Dead

We’re pleased to announce that delegation is dead, at least in high performing teams. Ordinary teams, with their hierarchical structures are often still indulging in delegation, immediately preceded by thoughts […]

Posted in: Performance insightsTeams

Are you choosing performance?

There are so many other men that could be sitting in this seat, but he’s sitting here (as Olympic champion). The reason that he’s sitting here is because of the […]

Posted in: Performance insightsthe basics

Are you waiting for perfect playing conditions?

You might have sunshine, rain, a million things to do or just one. Whatever the conditions are, they’re just the conditions. The conditions might be out of your control, but they’re […]

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