Performance

Sustainable performance – how to increase the probability of achieving it

The pursuit of endeavouring to be a high performer should come with a warning label. No matter how high performing you are in one domain, something that you care about will eventually give.

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For true recovery, sometimes you just need to press ‘mental pause’

Sustained performance needs recovery time. You have no chance of sustaining performance if you don’t take time to pause.

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Does the program reflect the priorities? Scott Draper on a process-based approach to life

From floundering around in the lowest realms of professional tennis, to the top 50 in the world, Scott Draper talks about understanding the high percentage play

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Don’t play it safe: Scott Draper, signing up.

In the third podcast of the series, Scott Draper discusses why sustained performance requires vulnerability and having the confidence to take the first step. Giving something new a crack and learning from whatever comes next.

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There’s no such thing as failure: Scott Draper, a life with purpose

Scott Draper talks about his purpose from a personal, professional and community perspective and why there is no such thing as failure

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Squeeze the most out of every day with dual-sport professional Scott Draper

Scott Draper boasts a tennis career most tour players pine for and is one of the rare category of athletes who have managed to play more than one professional sport. In this podcast he shares his insights on the elusive art of sustainable performance.

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Want to improve mental toughness? Try the bush for a dynamic and interactive learning environment

Developing high performing teams and individuals over the past 20 years I have often been asked which is more effective: learning in the classroom or outdoors in nature. Of course…

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Getting uncomfortable tasks done: just do it!

My performance manager made a suggestion at the start of FY16. I should try writing a newsroom article. With hesitation, I put it on my list of ‘things to do’.…

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Don’t dread your performance review, it should be a positive experience

It’s late June, and the time of year when hundreds of performance management review conversations are occurring across Australia. Many relish in these one-on-one conversations. They help them develop and…

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Don’t let your meetings suck

Most people hate meetings. And with many executives spending up to 18 hours a week stuck in a room in unproductive meetings, it’s not hard to see why.

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On Valentine’s Day, my heart will go on

You could be forgiven for thinking (especially if you’re a heart broken sceptic) that Valentines’ Day is purely a marketing activity.

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Fitness fads to professional nirvana: how everything matters, even Camp Kale

  You know that person who works at their sport – running or lifting or swimming or rowing – with single minded focus day after day, month after month, for…

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Want improved productivity? Try investing in some more recovery time.

White-collar stress levels are on the rise with employees constantly connected to digital devices and working harder and longer than ever before.

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