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Coach or mentor? Oct 04, 2022

The role of the coach is to guide a process and ask questions with a focus towards performance.

The coach does not need to rely on content and context knowledge in order to achieve the desired...

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5 lessons from 5 years in business Sep 26, 2022

I founded Quintessential Performance 5 years ago, here are a few things that I have learnt along the way that may be useful in your own journey.

You have to begin somewhere:

Everything we hear...

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A healthy mind in a healthy body Sep 19, 2022

Anxiety is good, it is your body’s natural response to stress. It is good for you as long as you overcome it rather than succumb to it.

The hard part is to train yourself to harness the...

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WFH vs The Workplace Sep 12, 2022

£91.9 BILLION - Not my bank balance unfortunately.

I've been tracking a conversation of interest for many months now and it's really beginning to heat up in my opinion, even the press &...

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Life is paddle boarding Sep 06, 2022

Standing up on an inflated piece of PVC, paddling up a river on my own with the sun in my face provided me with the blissful silence and escapism that allows the mind to wander.

It didn’t...

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Communicate, communicate, communicate Aug 30, 2022

The hospitality industry within the UK has been on my radar recently, probably due to the fact it has been the festive season where demand, desires and expectations are exceptionally high. Probably...

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Find your religion bjj Aug 23, 2022

My mother would be proud!

I have found religion and went to church this morning to pray at 6am. 

On a serious note, as a peak performance coach-consultant, people often ask me what...

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Recovery recovery Aug 16, 2022

Recovery is the opposite of stress. 

The autonomic nervous system’s parasympathetic branch (the body’s brake pedal) is engaged, causing your activation level to drop and resources...

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Stress stress Aug 09, 2022

Stress gets a bad deal. 

When we blame stress for all of the things going wrong in our lives, what we should be blaming is burnout

Stress is something we all feel at times, and there...

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Success leaves clues success Aug 02, 2022

In 2017 my routine was pretty busy. I was deployed overseas on operations as a team leader, I was in the middle of my masters degree and I was in the throes of starting my own business.

Time was...

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Beliefs Jul 25, 2022

What do you believe in?

A person’s beliefs are considered something that drive their expectations of themselves and others alike. They provide people with a sense of certainty about...

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Systemic Inquiry Jul 18, 2022

We live in an uncertain and complex environment, created by ourselves which we continue to re-create and evolve, often facing challenges that are beyond imagination for some. 

The use of...

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