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 this approach presents to us... Read more

Why your 2020 New Year Resolutions should be focused on failure

There's a better way to do January. A better way to set goals and steer your business in 2020. Embrace the elephant in the room - that failure is a crucial part of success. I’m not a big fan of New Year’s Resolutions, mainly because the last thing I feel like doing after a hard... Read more
Leading in times of uncertainty

Leading in times of uncertainty

The lack of resolution to Brexit, whatever your politics, has been causing huge interference for the UK as a whole. Coupled with the upcoming election, it's not just noisy out there, it's like a Christmas jumper with a light up Rudolph nose, in March...that still plays jingle bells incessantly. Even though the political machinery seems... Read more

PlanetK2 introduces Glow London

I was listening to an interview with Jeff Bridges the other day and he said “cynics are usually crushed romantics”. I think that’s gorgeous and I like the idea. It suggests hope and a way forward. Because if there’s one thing that we know from all our work at PlanetK2 over the last 15 years... Read more

Dr. Chris Shambrook moves on from his role as psychologist for the GB Rowing Team

After 22 years and 5 Olympic Games, PlanetK2 Director Dr. Chris Shambrook is moving on from his role as psychologist for the GB Rowing Team. Chris’ record in an arena characterised by intense pressure, tough competition and tiny margins for error is unique - we think he may be the only performance psychologist to have... Read more
PerformanceFest Lounge 2018

Highlights from PerformanceFest Lounge 2018

What do an acclaimed actor, a bomb disposal expert, two globally successful musicians and an outstanding emergency medicine consultant have in common?  When it comes to high performance, we discovered its quite a lot! If you’ve been following us on social media, you might have seen excited coverage of our very first PerformanceFest Lounge event.... Read more

All present? Presenteeism in the workplace

We were reading about presenteeism in the workplace this week. Presenteeism, if you’re unfamiliar with the term, is showing up for work without being productive, usually because you’re poorly or unfit to work in some way. Apparently it’s now viewed as more widespread and problematic by businesses than absenteeism. It’s an issue for several reasons –... Read more