Paying attention

Chris April 26, 2013

So I get to the gym and I notice the guys swinging the weights, using their entire body to get it up, rather than the intended muscle. I notice how they are defeating the whole point of the exercise and…

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Influential leadership

Chris July 17, 2012

We are teaming up with Davidson Recruitment to deliver an EA/PA event with networking drinks and canapés followed by a leadership development session entitled Influential Leadership. This session will support EAs and PAs to gain some insights into…

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Who is in control?

Georgia July 6, 2012

Do I control my emotions or do my emotions control me? Many women attest to the fact that they feel controlled by their emotions at times, particularly when under pressure. With increasing pressures, financial constraints and constant deadlines in business…

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High performance strategies

Georgia May 4, 2012

Some business women thrive under pressure. Others wilt. The same goes for high performing athletes. Is the reason all in their heads? One sleepless night, one lapse in concentration, or one moment of doubt can lead to a slower reaction…

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Executive Assistant Roadshow

Chris March 26, 2012

We were asked to deliver a keynote presentation at the EA/PA 2012 Roadshow for Tonkin Corporation. The event focused on the key challenges and aspects of the multi-faceted role of an Executive Assistant / Personal Assistant. The purpose of…

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Goal-setting and goal-getting

Chris January 12, 2012

As part of the 2012 National talent ID camp for Diving Australia, we ran two workshops: goal-setting and goal-getting. Goal-setting and goal-getting are the complementary halves of the success process and they require different states and…

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Managing stress

Georgia December 2, 2011

Colonial First State approached us to run the monthly Women’s Potential Network in-house as the Women’s Leadership Lounge for senior staff. The workshop was themed around the concept of supporting High-performing women to refuel, relabel, reframe…

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Holding your focus

Chris August 4, 2011

One of the most common challenges that athletes face is maintaining focus. High-performance athletes know that they have to stay focused, but the question is, focused on what specifically? Competitions are an ocean of distraction for the untrained and…

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Re-setting goals

Chris May 14, 2011

Re-setting goals can be an excellent way for high-performance athletes to shift gears and tap into new energy sources in the lead-up to competition. Sometimes however, the emphasis on goal-setting can overshadow the importance of goal…

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Performance ecology

Chris February 19, 2011

For high-performance athletes to be successful all stakeholders in the performance ecology need to have a common purpose, a shared language and they need to support each other appropriately. Parents need to understand their role within the ecology: in…

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Coping with feedback

Chris August 27, 2010

This workshop was to support Diving Australia divers preparing for Junior Worlds, particularly in the context of managing feedback from their coach, other divers, judges (including their scores) and parents. All too often, high-performance athletes can allow themselves to…

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