People are not your most valuable resource.

Firstly, because us humans are not carbon based units of production. I am not a resource and I don't think anyone else is either.  Secondly, because in so many of my conversations with leaders over the last 30 years, the one thing that regularly comes up as their most precious…
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The Power of Workplace Culture for High Performance

    Culture change within an organisation is more than just a buzzword. It represents a conscious shift in the collective beliefs, values, behaviours, and attitudes that define the essence of an organisation. This transformation, often referred to as workplace culture, holds the potential to cultivate high performance and elevate…
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Unleashing the Power of Leadership Development

In today's fast-paced and ever-changing business landscape, effective leadership is the cornerstone of success. Developing strong leaders within your organisation not only empowers individuals to reach their full potential but also drives innovation, fosters a positive work environment, and propels your business toward long-term growth. So, what exactly makes a…
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When everyone gets the same opportunity to perform we thrive

Performance is a choice. This is our aspiration for everyone. This is what we are working towards being true. We play our part, every day, helping customers understand the power of these four words, but also in appreciating the responsibility required to make these words as true as possible for…
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Does the performance coaching industry have a racism problem?

I’m going to start with some assertions that I think are uncontroversial. If you disagree, then the rest of this article isn't for you. Just walk on by. Here are the assertions. To be a performance coach worthy of the name you: 1. Believe in fulfilling the potential of all…
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Discipline is so sexy

There are some powerful concepts that get talked about a lot in the work I do as part of the team PlanetK2. They are often spoken of with passion and intensity. If we ever did one of those word cloud things, I suspect the following would appear in quite big letters: Performance.…
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Please note: This is a performance enhancing substance. It’s 100% legal. You can’t overdose on it. You need to take it at regular intervals. It has several side effects, all of which are epic. Included amongst these are: The high likelihood that high performance will spread to other teams who…
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Building Connections

Working with teams I caught up with a leader earlier this week. We started work together last September as part of a programme of work with the senior team they lead. The feedback they gave was reassuring “We think of you now as part of the team. You’re our coach.”…
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