Most people haven’t been on a proper team

Calling something high performance, doesn’t make it high performance. Be really clear on what you need. Leaders say they want high performance teams however, “performance” is a word that’s widely misused and therefore widely misunderstood. People often label things “high performance” that aren’t and until there’s complete clarity over the…
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Everyone is on a talent development programme

We’ve lost count of the hours we’ve witnessed well-meaning leaders decide into which box different team members belong, so they can decide who to have “tough” conversations with and where the “real” talent lies so they can do special things for them. Talent development in competitive environments In a high…
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How we roll

If you’re reading this then it’s likely that you’re thinking of working with us, but before you make that choice, there are some things that we think you should know… High performance is not for everyone We don’t do stuff “to you”. High performance, as the name suggests is not…
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It’s not sports day, not everyone wins.

Excellence is not normal. For excellence to exist, good, O.K., average and poor need to exist too. High performance work culture demands excellence. Stunning revelation no.1 Whether you do something or nothing, you are creating a culture. As the people at Zappos put it, your culture defines the environment in…
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Performance Coaching

If you want High Performance Coaching with us, we need you to be ready to work hard and stick with it, even when it feels hard and uncomfortable. Coaching truths You’d be hard pushed to find any top athletes, or performers in any of the performing arts, who don’t have…
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Being human…whilst racing through treacle blindfolded

Being human in the world of PlanetK2 is a value we live and work by. In recent times, we’ve been leading with this value. But what does it mean for us to be human? At PlanetK2 we’ve been focusing with care and compassion, so people can adapt to the conditions…
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High performance habits – your mindset and your response

How mindset and response may once again be the best predictor of survival. “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change” I have long been intrigued by this quote widely attributed to Darwin, because it talks to…
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Change and uncertainty – your favourite conditions

Leaders. Now is the time. The people you have the privilege and responsibility of leading need you. This is a leadership moment like we haven’t seen in a long time. Rapid change, uncertainty where it’s all headed and when conditions will return to what we call normal. There’s lots of…
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Let’s get ready to perform

Dear South Africa. With the current goings-on we've decided to postpone this event. In the meantime you can continue to access us and all of our world class content on www.theperformanceroom.co.ukAs soon as the storm passes we'll set new dates. Keep in touch. When the demands are high, the conditions…
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