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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Choose your mindset – dissatisfaction or delivery
An Olympic or Paralympic Games represents the pinnacle of most athletes and coaches careers. It is certainly the most important event in the 4 year ‘Olympiad’. As an Olympic Games […]