Using goals

As soon as goals are mentioned, we frequently hear the words 'goal setting' mentioned. Goal setting is fine, but the term can encourage the mindset that once goals are set, then the job is done. Goal setting becomes even more effective when combined with goal reviewing, and so a more useful phrase might be 'using... Read more

slow steady progress

Amidst the excitement surrounding the success of GB teams at the Olympics, and particularly the success of the GB Rowing and Cycling teams, it's worth reminding yourself (or learning) that these successes are on the back of many years (decades in fact) of sustained effort and focus on performance improvement and innovation. As we all... Read more

Team you

Team you Successful Olympic, Paralympic and other elite level athletes and sports people are usually quick to acknowledge the help and support of vital others without whom they couldn’t perform at such a high or consistently high level. Individuals have the support of others, teams have the support of others and individuals on teams have... Read more

All Change Please

Same strokes with different folks The British Rowing Team announced their first competitive squad of the Olympic season in April this year. In an Olympic season there’s some interesting alterations to existing crews (who were already world champions and world medalists some 6 months ago). The decision to change is one that supports the desire... Read more