What is Performance?
The word “performance” is used in lots of different ways. People talk company performance, performance of their car or a performance on stage. And they probably all mean different things. […]
Use food to perform well
Good information on nutrition can be difficult to find. You certainly can’t believe everything you read and hear. Which diet works best? Are carbohydrates good for us, or are they […]
Build physical and mental resilience
Resilience. A much discussed topic and an even more sought after ‘quality’. Being resilient seems to be pretty damn important in a world of massive change, competition and challenge (see what we’ve done there?!). Are you thinking about and taking disciplined steps to build your resilience – or leaving it to chance?
Perform like the elite
There are things that the world’s best performers have in common, whatever arena they compete in. We see the same characteristics in anyone who’s really good at what they do & make the most of the talent they’ve got. If you’re curious about the prospect of getting better, you’ll need to know what those qualities are.
Build a high performing team
Most results in most organisations are achieved by teams. Great results needs high performing teams & these teams are different. They set themselves up brilliantly (see the Kitbag on Set your team up for success) but there’s a lot more to them than that.
Understand what affects your performance
There’s lot of things that affect your performance at work and the results you get. Think about when you’ve been doing a great job compared to when you haven’t been so hot. Chances are you could pretty quickly pinpoint a few things that make a big difference.
Set your team up for success
Most results in most organisations are achieved by teams. So any team that’s serious about winning needs to be set up properly at the start. High performing teams are built on solid ground so they can make the most of their talent & strengths.
Step up when the conditions are tough
People who make the most of their potential know they can perform, however tough the challenge. Being able to step up and perform when it matters is a skill they develop.
Coach performance with impact
Want to be able to support others to get better in a way that really makes a difference? If you’re part of a team, you’re managing or leading other people, you have a role as a coach or even want to support those at home, the answer should be “yes”!
Build a High Performance Culture
High performance cultures are rare things that take time and energy to build. They also take a lot of work to sustain and doing that needs leadership.
Be ready for a demanding day every day
Some people just seem to deliver great performances, whatever the conditions. They do that by practicing habits & routines so whenever performance calls, they’re ready.
Perform better under pressure
Most people face moments of pressure in their work. Being prepared for these is an important part of fulfilling your potential. If you do this really well you might even look forward to the pressure!