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Helen Glover, from Competitor to Mother

I’ve experienced this moment twice before. Blood pumping loudly in my ears. Pain screaming from every inch of my tired body. The sweat dripping down my forehead running into my […]

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Feedback

Who doesn’t love a bit of feedback? It’s such a useful thing. It’s also a very misunderstood and misused concept when considered from the high performance perspective. Experience tells us […]

Posted in: KitbagsPerformancethe basics

Embracing Change

This kitbag is about embracing change, so change is seen as part of life and harnessed to make the most of it. You can use change to achieve a goal, […]

Posted in: KitbagsMindsetthe basics

Get ready for a new role

Is your role about to change? Are you moving to a position in a different organisation? Have you secured a new role in your current business? Confident transitions into new roles really matter. Hitting the ground running and delivering impact early are vital for confidence and success.

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How to switch off from work

If you want to become a better performer then you need to start taking time to look after your physical and mental health. Being able to switch off from work […]

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Sleep – The performance fundamental

There’s nothing more fundamental to our well-being than our sleep. The same is true for performance too. This kitbag will help you to get your sleep basics right. You can […]

Posted in: KitbagsEnergythe basics

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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The Great British Bake Off

The Great British Bake Off has returned to our TV screens and it’s strangely compelling mixture of comedy, drama, cooking and competition has consistently captured the public’s imagination as essential […]

Posted in: Blog postsResiliencethe basics

Improve your performance

In the book of human performance rules, rule 1 is “it never gets easier, you just perform better”. If you want to succeed you’ve got to have a simple method […]

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Unconscious competence – the biggest risk of all

If you can do something without thinking about it, congratulations but watch out. It’s the riskiest place of all. It’s great – because you can do it without much thought, […]

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Make the most of your talent

Consistently top performers don’t rely on their talent. They simply use it as a starting point for performance. They know that talent alone is not enough to be successful. They’re […]

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Build a discipline of excellence

There are no short-cuts and no secret formula for excellence. There’s just the discipline shown by those great performers who demonstrate excellence. As we repeat often, it’s simple, just not […]

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