The link between enlightened values and superior financial performance

[2 min read]

 

The evidence is overwhelming that in business treating people well optimises financial performance. Maximising profitability and shareholder value, and showing kindness and respect for those you lead, are genuinely synergistic...

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Positivity is now a must have to keep pace with your competition

[3 min read]

 

In 1998 I and a business partner were working as sports psychologists with one of the top five Tour Professional Golfers in Europe. He turned out to be an eager early adopter of the positive psychology and neurobiology...

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Zest: Why Confidence is Crucial

[5 min read]

 

This is the final blog in my Zest series where we have been discussing this high performance mindset and what it can deliver for you and your organisation. 

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Beware The New Years Dreamstealers!

[2 min read]

 

Would you, like me, prefer to never ever hear again that there’s no point in setting New Year Resolutions (NYRs) cos they don’t work? To my shame I used to say that for the first few years in this job, then someone pointed to me...

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Zest: What is Resilience?

[3 min read]

 

Resilience

When most people talk about resilience they think about the ability to push through events that aren’t positive, to push through potential setbacks: to maintain their momentum towards an outcome that they’re working...

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Tips for Living with Zest - a fantastic high performance way of being

[6 min read - You can also listen to my podcast about this, here.]

 

In the my previous article we discussed how an organisation should respond to people who don’t embrace a culture of Zest, who become dissident. However I have yet to discuss in...

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Why Grace? Influencing Skills Simplified.

[Originally published Feb 2014 - Updated Oct 2018]

[2 min read]

If I’m going to be really honest, when we first read the research our Grace model is based on we didn’t realise what we’d found. The idea that our emotional impact on others is the...

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Zest: high performance mindsets and cultures that deliver

[7 min read - If you prefer you can listen to this as a podcast here.]

 

Zest is the word I use to describe both high performance mindset in individuals, and also business cultures that deliver superior revenues, profits and growth.

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How to uncover, hone and retain talent

[6 min read - If you prefer you can listen to this as a podcast here.]

 

Human beings are basically a brain. I know it feels more like we are actually a body because so much of life is about sensation. But the truth is that all of our experience,...

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Reliable Lasting Behavioural Change

[3 min read - If you prefer you can listen to this as a podcast here.]

 

In trying to improve our professional results or increase our personal happiness we face two challenges. First knowing what to do. Second actually doing it.

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