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Performance reviewing in a high performance world

Performance reviewing is a vital high performance rhythm aimed at helping someone learn from their performance. It might confirm strengths or highlight important weaknesses. It might examine attitudes and use […]

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Leading when there’s no time in the day

Does it seem like there’s not enough time in the day to lead? Does leadership feel like something you can do when you’ve got more capacity? The demands on a leader are tough, though with practise and discipline there are simple ways to make leadership and getting things done an “and”, not an “or”.

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Combining values, performance and results

For leaders, results matter. Without them, leaders fail. But performance matters too. You have to focus on the performance, otherwise results are unpredictable and it’s tough to recover from a […]

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Lessons learned from Elite Teams in Sport...#4

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. […]

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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.

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The uncomfortable truth about leading performance

If you're a leader, you're a leader of people. If you’re a leader of people, you’re looking to get the best possible performance from them. Therefore, an important element of leadership is to focus the best attention and energy of your people onto doing the things they need to do to get the results you want.

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Podcast 12 - Why Employee Engagement is in danger of disappearing up its own arse

In episode 12 Chris Shambrook talks to Keith Hatter about his popular LinkedIn article on Employee engagement. Sit back and enjoy!

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Talent Development and Firing Yourself

The typical approach we see to talent development in the business world makes our hearts sink just a little We know it’s all done with the best of intent but […]

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Bravery in Management

Several years ago a leading figure in football was talking to an interviewer about bravery. The discussion was about the importance of having a tough, hard tackling player, who wasn’t […]

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Building a talent development programme

Do you have a talent development programme in your business? Does it include everyone in the business? If the answer to both those questions is not a resounding YES, then […]

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Performance review challenge

If you want to focus on learning about performance reviews then bring it to life with this challenge. See what value you can extract from a performance review process that […]

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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 […]

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