Viewpoints(32)

Our view on topics that matter for your performance at work.

Embracing Change

Ask a room of people “hands up if you’ve a desire to improve” and everyone will start to raise their arm. Some will reach high. A desire to improve is a […]

Posted in: ViewpointsMindsetthe basics

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Performance reviews - Essential or a chore?

High performers love performance reviewing. Without reviewing there is no learning, no improvement and no progress. It’s not just an annual exercise and it’s definitely not something you do just […]

Posted in: ViewpointsLeadership

Authentic or Inauthentic Leader?

Leaders are constantly told that they must be authentic. When it comes to upholding values, simply giving your feelings and thoughts free rein may be the worst thing you could […]

Posted in: ViewpointsLeadership

One third of your life – your biggest performance factor

“Every component of wellness, and countless seams of societal fabric, are being eroded by our costly state of sleep neglect: human and financial alike. So much so that the World […]

Posted in: Viewpointsthe basics

Stress Busting (Inspired by Dr Kelly McGonigal)

Have all of your efforts to remove stress worked? Have the thousands of pounds invested in stress management techniques paid off for your company? If you’re serious about stress reduction, […]

Posted in: ViewpointsStress

From disaster to triumph – what does it take to be brilliantly resilient?

We’ve had the privilege and pleasure over the last 5 years, to work with some of the world’s best Paralympic athletes, many of whom have had to deal with massive, […]

Posted in: ViewpointsResilience

Fuel yourself, don’t fool yourself

What do you need to be ready to do? Ready to work? Ready to play? Ready to exercise? Ready to perform? Ready for an exam? Ready for an interview? Ready […]

Posted in: ViewpointsEnergythe basics

What if team motivation was your goal

Whether you’re a leader or not, you have the potential and possibly responsibility to contribute to the motivation of others. Scary, fantastic and true! and when you start to realise […]

Posted in: ViewpointsMotivation

Continuous Destruction

Whether it’s Kaizen or the Aggregation of Marginal Gains, the focus on continuous improvement is a constant drum that’s been beating for quite some time now. It’s unlikely to stop. […]

Posted in: Viewpointsthe basics

Bobsled Racing Team
A Routine for all Seasons

One of the funniest scenes in the film Cool Runnings was the Jamaican bobsleigh team going through their pre-race visualisation routine. It’s well worth a look. . And while it’s […]

Posted in: ViewpointsRituals

Train hard to fight easy

At the time of writing this, athletes are preparing and training hard for the Rio Olympic Games. We’ll witness some astounding performances delivered in a massively high pressure environment. To […]

Posted in: ViewpointsRituals

Ultimately, control is down to you

The best performers focus a lot of time, energy and effort getting and staying in control of all they can. For them Whether it’s their diet, attitude, support team or […]

Posted in: ViewpointsMotivation