What do world championships and high pressure work situations have in common? A lot! From the age of 13 to my early 20’s, I represented Australia internationally on the world stage as a competitive Ballroom and Latin American dancer. Now although my fake tan, diamantes and dancing days are long gone, the success principles I learned from the world of elite sport can also create amazing results in the highly competitive world of business. In this guest article, I share 3 powerful success strategies that can fast track your results and raise your game immediately:- Laser focus It’s so easy in…

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Why Can’t I Achieve My Goals? We all know how goal achievement works – you decide on a goal, say running your first half marathon, or completing a challenging project at work. You then break that big goal down into smaller achievable chunks. You might create a project plan or new running schedule. You think about what else you need to support you in achieving your goal such as changing your diet or seeking help from more experienced colleagues. And then you follow that plan until you reach your goal, feeling focused and determined the whole time, knowing you will…

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I have recently had the opportunity to meet Ken Buckley who is the British land speed record holder on a human-powered vehicle. This was at a workshop at the Drummond Physiotherapy Clinic in Maidenhead. If you are not much into cycling, chances are that you have never heard about Ken until now. Even though I love cycling, I have to admit, that was the case with me, too, however, I was curious to hear his story about how he could achieve such a remarkable feat, coming from a what you would call a ‘perfectly ordinary’ background. Most of us look at those…

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It’s quite rare that you can find real gemstones on your doorstep, but that’s exactly what happened when I went along to a peak performance workshop as part of the Love Marlow series of events. In case you didn’t know, Love Marlow is an initiative of Churches Together in Marlow, working in partnership with local community groups, businesses and the town council. Their vision is for Marlow to be a town in which life, love, and all that is good is held up and celebrated. This year the festival was packed with a wide range of activities – sports events, live music, art…

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In this day and age there seems to be a wealth of advice, countless different schools of thought and self-empowerment programmes about the right way to live – to be healthy, happy, fit and super successful. Yet, the number of overweight, unhappy, disillusioned, poorly nourished, sleep deprived and stressed out people is higher than ever. Apparently, John Ratey (Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and one of the world’s leading experts in Neuropsychiatry) and Richard Manning (an environmental author and journalist) claim to know the real deal when it comes to resolving our core problems and finding the one true…

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