Imagine applying for your job every single day
While some Olympic athletes have their places secure others are going through trials. Actually they’ve been on trial for a long time. Just about every day. Imagine having the pressure of being on trial every day just doing your job. Every day. How would that pressure be?
Developing the power of a resilient mind
Resilience seems to be a hot topic at the moment. When times are challenging and we’re facing many changing demands, the ability to withstand what is thrown at us and bounce back quickly from set backs is all-important. So we asked our athlete ambassador, Sophie Radcliffe, to explain what resilience means to her.
Hunting for performance improvement
As humans, we’ve long been learning from nature. After all, we’re part of it - and in modern times, some of our best inventions have come from learning how things work in nature. Velcro, for example, was inspired from sticky burrs.
Road to Rio III
So, in the third of our Road to Rio series, we’re talking about the importance of using and ignoring goals when you’re in the thick of performance. We write a lot about goals and the way they’re used and abused in different environments. This article though is focused fully on the reality of the role of goals for performance.
Want to know what performance really means? Watch this short but beautifully formed video for everything you need to know about how to think about and approach your performance with […]
Manage your performance, not your time
Millions of pounds have been invested in time management courses. Yet there’s still millions of people feeling overwhelmed at work and that they don’t have enough time to get everything done that needs doing.
Are you ready for Rio?
In just under a year’s time, our finest sports men and women will be entering the cauldron of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio. For most of them, this will be the biggest challenge of their careers, if not their lives. Many of them will be competing at their first Games. For some, it will be their only Games – their one and only chance to shine.
So you think you understand performance?
“If my future were determined just by my performance on a standardized test, I wouldn’t be here. I guarantee you that.” Michelle Obama The former first lady talks about “performance” […]
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. […]
Approach performance like the world’s best
Shift your approach to performance. Stop obsessing just about results and start putting your energy into what you need to do to get the results you want. This tool will […]
The clue is in the name
As someone who helps lead a team of human performance experts working with some great people and organisations in elite sport and the business world around the globe, I really care about it and I really believe it matters and can make a massive difference to those who are prepared to do what’s necessary to get high performance in their particular role in their particular arena.