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The F1 Strategy Dec 06, 2022

Ever since I used to watch Gerhard Berger and Jean Alesi race for Ferrari I have loved the world of Formula 1. To begin with, it was the romantic dream as a child of becoming a Formula 1...

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Leadership - Are we over complicating it? Nov 30, 2022

Leadership: Are we over-complicating it?

Type into a search engine ‘How to be a good Leader’ and it throws back nearly 2 million results; there are hundreds of thousands of...

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Sport = Business Nov 22, 2022

This morning, as the rain began to drizzle as it usually does this time of year in England, I went for a run to clear my thoughts.

As I was running through the grounds of the local college, I...

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Daily digital detox dog walk Nov 17, 2022

I am a massive fan of technology and truly embrace it across all aspects of my life, but I do also agree that it is good to go dark sometimes, to switch off from the digital world even if it is...

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Duty, honour, country Nov 08, 2022

I was recently on a 6 hour internal flight within the USA, which could be an article in and of itself, with two serving American soldiers. They were travelling in uniform which is accepted within...

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Live your life Nov 01, 2022

Work to live or live to work? 

When comparing the two cultures of the United Kingdom and the United States, the biggest difference that leaps out to me is the work/life balance and...

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Be true to yourself Oct 25, 2022

Yesterday I had a wonderful opportunity to catch up with a dear friend who has been instrumental in formulating the person whom I have become. We discussed many things; family, friends,...

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What is coaching - Pt.2 Oct 18, 2022

Today, the list of categories that coaching aligns with is in abundance.

Genres range from professional genres such as performance, business, and leadership through to arguably more personal...

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What is coaching - Pt.1 Oct 11, 2022

The concise Oxford dictionary states that the verb coach is to train or instruct. 

The origins of the term have been deliberated for some time. Sir John Whitmore suggests that the concept of...

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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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