Viewpoints(36)

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

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

Fulfilling your talent

We’ve worked with a lot of people in both sport and business. One particular attitude constantly shown by the most consistently high performing is that they know their talent is […]

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Talking performance with the worlds best

We’ve done a lot of work over the past 15 years with some of the world’s best athletes and coaches in sport. And we’ve also worked with some brilliant performers […]

Posted in: ViewpointsCoachingCulture

You can’t dumb down excellence

. For examples of excellence to exist, by definition, examples of good, o.k., average and poor need to exist too. People who fit into the different categories need to be […]

Posted in: ViewpointsRitualsthe basics

I don’t want to be liked, I want to be connected

Great organisations never lose sight of their purpose. Everyone in those organisations knows they’re part of an effort to achieve something together that couldn’t be achieved alone. They also recruit […]

Posted in: ViewpointsMotivationTeams

Use goals like the Pros

We’ve been privileged to work with some really successful athletes and teams in elite sport. We’ve seen how they operate day-to-day and we’ve worked with them in the most pressurised […]

Posted in: ViewpointsGoalsthe basics

It’s not always plain sailing – battling back when your confidence is rock bottom

We’ve all been through tough times when our confidence has taken a battering. It happens to the best of us, and sometimes, in the case of elite athletes, very publically. […]

Posted in: ViewpointsConfidencePressure

Why we do what we do

Ever wonder why we do what we do? Why something at work really excites and motivates you while others aren’t excited in the same way? Or why someone chooses to […]

Posted in: ViewpointsMotivation

Be ready like an Olympian

One of the standout things about Olympic athletes is just how ready they are when it matters most. Aside from a few notable examples, they seem to deliver great performances in competition and in particular at the biggest event of all, the Olympics.

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