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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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What is Culture Change and should I embrace it?

The first thing to think about up front is that things, people and culture are always changing. It’s not something we should necessarily be thinking of as something new, scary or otherwise requiring of more effort and energy than you’ve already been applying - day in, day out. Culture change…
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Teamoxypro™

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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Fairy dust is not enough

There are few better ways to spend time than listening to extraordinary people in conversation and if you haven’t watched it yet, Pretend it’s a City is wonderful. It’s basically Martin Scorcese chatting with Fran Leibowitz and it’s a beautiful, funny, enlightening and thought-provoking series of conversations. In one episode,…
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The athlete at work programme for graduates

WHY? Graduates everywhere are entering the big, wide world of work in unprecedented numbers in an uncertain environment, which represents a shared opportunity for both the talent and the marketplace. So, whats the problem? Next to retiring from work, probably one of the most dramatic transitions is entering the world…
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We’re hiring…

We’re on the hunt for the next inhabitant of PlanetK2 and if you’re reading this then it might actually be you in which case, welcome. The PlanetK2 group includes a number of brands in close orbit in the shape of - Glow London, The Performance Room and BelievePerform. ‘Performance’ is…
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PlanetK2 and Moment Company Partnership

PlanetK2, the world’s most accessible source of human performance expertise and Moment Company, creators of the products and experiences that support employee wellbeing, have today announced a partnership aimed at making moments of pause a consistent feature of high performance for people in the workplace who are serious about seeing…
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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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High Performance Survival

It’s time to re-define success For as long as you can all remember, you’ve been showered with all manner of advice about the importance of focusing on success and believing in the power of positive thinking for a healthy mindset. Given our current circumstances, the myopic view of the world…
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