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How does Santa keep going all day?

How does Santa keep it up for 24 hours non stop on Christmas day? We reckon he loves his oats for breakfast to help him keep going! He’s old, and […]

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How well do you manage transition?

As regular readers will be aware, we’re on a mission to share our human performance expertise with the world. We’ve been working for a while in Australia and had a lot of fun and a lot of impact, working with customers down under for the last few years – so much so, that we’re aiming to add to that group of customers and trusted performance partners.

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Performing Under Pressure – step up and deliver!

We’ve got a great ‘guest’ blog this week from Rebecca Chidley, a trainee psychologist who’s just in the process of qualifying to work with elite performers. Rebecca has set up […]

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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!

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Get ready, get set, oh no!

Last Sunday was the Melbourne Marathon. Since 1978, this has become a permanent fixture on the Australian sporting calendar, and is now the biggest running event in Australia. And it’s an event that motivates Melburnians – including me – to train through the cold Melbourne winter each year.

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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.

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Loving the pressure

Olympic athletes have to compete for their place on the team by going through trials. Actually they’re constantly on trial, just about every day. Imagine having the pressure of being […]

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Ready for the pressure?

This week our colleague Sam shares how he’s using the performance pie to get ready for one very special occasion… which since writing this is now a reality! Congratulations Sam and Kate!

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Relationship with nerves

In this video Chris Shambrook talks to Helen Glover MBE about how she experienced nerves and the impact it had on her performance.

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Serious about learning?

We've been working with Adidas Western Europe on a year long Talent programme. It's been fascinating to see how the folk on it are grasping the opportunity to learn as much as they can. It's prompted some thoughts from us about learning - so our blog this week highlights some of the very impressive and effective learning behaviours we've seen from them over the past 6 months.

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What was your mindset around challenging conditions?

In our video series Helen Glover MBE talks to us about how she would prepare for challenging conditions when competing.

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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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