Posts filled under:Stress

Podcast: Avoiding Cognitive ‘Middle Gear’

Think about your average day. Do you feel time pressure? How complex are your tasks? How often do you switch between tasks in a given time period? These three components aggregate to describe the cognitive load of almost any activity […]

The Attention Paradox

Many human jobs are likely to be replaced in whole, or in part (1). The workplace of the future will place greater demands on our ability to focus, solve complex problems, think critically and generate creative insights (2), but does […]

EXPONENTIAL Book Launch

Better life, better performance: from Formula 1 to Fortune 500 'Exponential', my latest book, is available now. Are you performing at your full potential? When was the last time you stepped back to consider how you live and work? What if [...]

Rethink Stress

Experiencing stress is a normal part of being human, but can we change our ‘stress mindset’ and even improve our performance in response to stress? In one sense, stress is simply our response when we experience some form of challenge […]

‘Show Up’ & Listen To Your Body

One of my early coaches was fond of encouraging me to “just do the work”. The phrase became a personal mantra that continues to echo in my consciousness, to this day. 5 intervals into a 20 interval set and I […]

Can You ‘Stress-Proof’ Yourself With Exercise?

any of us try to dissolve the worries of the day in a pool of sweat on the treadmill or spin-bike, but growing evidence supports the idea that exercise can have a more long-lasting impact on our capacity to cope […]