Are you ready for…..studying and the workplace
’The hardest part is starting it’’. That was the best piece of advice I received before signing up for a course of study in addition to my full-time job. Useful advice at a time when I was reticent about starting a study programme which I hoped would be beneficial to my career, development and intellectual capacity, but had fears about it impacting on my job and ultimately my life.
Are you fit for work?
In episode 5 we talk to Jim Constable about physical readiness and discuss some simple ways in which organisations and individuals can build and maintain this area of their performance.
Make time for rest & recovery, to sustain high performance
I love my job and I love working hard at it. Most days it doesn’t feel like work and no two days are the same, bringing variety and change to my life on a weekly basis. I’m an athlete, blogger and motivational speaker. I built my own business from scratch over the last four years, turning an idea into a platform that reaches 1.2 million people globally every month.
How to make great choices
For most of us food is abundantly available. Many of these abundant foods are easy, convenient but often unnatural or unhealthy. There is just so much information out there telling […]
Keep it simple
Nearly every week there’s a different headline about what to eat (or not). There is so much advice, often contradictory. So what’s the reality when it comes to food and […]
Don’t fool yourself, fuel yourself!
“My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.” Orson Welles. Many people perform at work despite what they eat and drink. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Finding your energy rhythm – 3 practical options
This might be a sign of my age (along with recently needing reading glasses for the first time!), but things ain’t like they used to be. Gone are the days when work was pretty consistent. In fact, the only consistent thing for many people these days is the inconsistency.
Managing your energy on the long haul
I’m in Melbourne airport again, which – as regular readers of this blog will know - is where I get inspired to write my best blogs. The inspiration is less to do with the environment of Melbourne airport and much more to do with having finished up another exciting and rewarding spell of work with our Australian customers, being homeward bound and having a bit of time before boarding to put pen to paper.
How to manage energy when the world is against you
Making good energy choices has never been more important. It’s a key high performance trait. If you want to be ready to perform at your best in the moments that matter to you, having good health and a full energy tank on your side can make a difference. You don’t need to be an expert, but if you don’t make helpful choices, you’re probably facing frustration, illness and exhaustion.
How to prioritise your energy when life gets busy
If you want to perform at your best no matter what the conditions, prioritising your energy levels will help you maximise your performance, even when life and work gets busy. Here’s some of the Planet K2 team’s top tips on how to prioritise your energy management, avoid energy dips and maximise your performance throughout the day.