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 […]
As humans, we’ve long been learning from nature. After all, we’re part of it – and in modern times, some of our best inventions have come from learning how things […]
Take control of your feedback
In most organisations ‘feedback’ is something that is done to people and ends up being a concept that brings a certain degree of fear to mind for people when they […]
One thing that we know from working with the highest level athletes is that they value and actively exploit recovery in order to perform better. This contrasts with the views […]
How to develop endurance
Endurance will give you the capacity to persevere with demanding work for long periods of time. It’ll enable you to make good decisions when you’re physically and mentally tired and […]
Are you mentally tough?
Some years ago we were involved in some research and we found a couple of interesting things out about people who were voted as very mentally tough by folks who […]
What colour is your diary?
Elite athletes perform in a challenging arena – one often characterised by intense pressure, tough competition, demanding managers, multiple priorities, and high costs of failure. Performers in business share all […]
Who's more motivated the Olympic athlete or the Olympic coach?
Neither… The athlete wants to be the best (and therefore most successful) athlete they can be and the coach wants to be the best (and therefore most successful) coach they […]