Hunting for performance improvement

As humans, we’ve long been learning from nature. After all, we’re part of it - and in modern times, some of our best inventions have come from learning how things work in nature. Velcro, for example, was inspired from sticky burrs. The latest BBC, David Attenborough wildlife programme The Hunt,…
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When no-one is watching you…

John Wooden, the famous - and most successful ever – basketball coach once said: “the true test of a person’s character is what they do when no one is watching.” Having been watching the England Cricket team play their latest test series in front of very small crowds in the…
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Team success? Get on the same page!

Most businesses and endeavours need high performing teams but very few are serious about making that happen. Businesses often talk about team building more than team performance. And team building is often about raft building or getting drunk together, which is most useful if you’re stranded on a desert island…
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Attitude and spirit – the pillars of performance

The world is full of people doing extraordinary things. And there’s something that fascinates us about people who are taking on seemingly impossible challenges, pushing themselves to the limit or making brave life choices. We’re envious, we’re inspired or we’re simply transported to a different place in our imagination. And…
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Using a performance calendar to plan and beat the winter blues

If you're returning to work after a summer break and see only a hard slog through long days and dark nights to Christmas, when you collapse and fall ill, before another long slog through January to Easter, then is that thinking helping? Perhaps instead you should think like an athlete…
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Mentally Prepare with Sophie Radcliffe

Over the past year, we’ve been supporting our K2 Ambassador, Sophie Radcliffe get ready for some of the inspirational challenges she’s taken on. Her most recent challenge was the Mont-Blanc Vertical KM. Attracting a world class field, it’s a gruelling 3.8km race where runners climb 1000m of vertical height –…
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