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Mixing up the chemistry of leadership

We were supporting a customer on a brilliant training event last week for future leaders of their business. And this was a training event that spoke of everything we know from the world of sport about how training is the agent of change, rather than a nice thing to do from time to time.

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Lovely, lovely mistakes

Can you shift your relationship with mistakes? If you spend your life fearing or avoiding them, then they’ve got no value to you, well most of you. We want to suggest a new and better way… the way of knowing that mistakes will happen. Mistakes are of great value and sometimes even something you’d pursue.

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Owning my mistakes

This week, Sophie Radcliffe, shares her approach to learning. Sophie’s known as being an adventure who inspires people by taking on remarkable challenges. But she’s also a brand ambassador, blogger and writer, and marketer.

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Jessica Ennis-Hill

Jessica Ennis-Hill announced her retirement recently. It brings to a close a long career at the top level of athletics, during which she’s won two world championship titles, one Olympic Gold and Silver, and a string of other international medals, in one of the most demanding of sports.

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Performing in challenging conditions – a different take

This week’s blog comes from Simon Chodziesner, a K2 performance coach based in Melbourne, Australia. He shares how he’s using the performance readiness concept to help him prepare for one of the biggest challenges of his life.

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Where's your head at?!

We’ve been thinking a lot about performance recently. Ok, so maybe that’s an obvious statement, so allow us to get more specific. We’ve been thinking about – or really, reminded of - the value and impact of focusing on performance rather than results.

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Brilliance not busyness

Listening to Oliver Burkman’s excellent recent radio series on busyness got us thinking about how it relates to high performance. We already talk about managing your performance energy not your time. Now we’re thinking about managing your mindset towards your tasks and managing your ego too!

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Sophie Radcliffe cycling
The Mountain Mindset

Inspirational K2 Ambassador Sophie Radcliffe (@challengesophie) talking us through the mountain mindset and lessons from the pain cave. Another exclusive inside track from Sophie's extraordinary story…

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Embracing change - choosing your response

The likelihood that things will stay exactly the same at work is about as likely as politicians keeping all their pre election promises.

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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 […]

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Change is growth

High performers want to improve every day and they know that sometimes they’ll have to change things. Top performers also use change in their conditions to drive improvement or stay […]

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Ready for Rio… again?!

So that was the Rio Olympics. A fantastic fortnight of sport and a compelling spectacle for those of us glued to our screens. The backdrop was spectacular, and as ever, the controversy and noise around the Games organisation and environment faded into the background once competition got going.

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