Posts tagged with: Upgrade Your Mind

Formula One’s ‘Super Performers’

What are the cognitive demands of driving a Formula One car? How can we measure them? Through my work with Hintsa Performance, I’m privileged to work with a number of Formula One coaches, drivers and teams. I recently recorded a […]

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 […]

Optimism & Performance

Remember the last athletic event that you watched on TV. Specifically, cast your mind back to the interviews after the event, with the winners and losers. How did the losers explain their performance? Could the words they used have an […]

AI vs. EI (Will A Robot Steal Your Job?)

New York City, 1997, reigning world chess champion Gary Kasparov is facing a formidable opponent: IBM’s recently upgraded Deep Blue computer. The match is taking place in a small television studio but several floors below, 500 people are squeezed into […]

‘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 […]

A Fresh Approach To Goal Setting

ind out how you can ‘hack’ the goal setting process to significantly increase the probability of achieving your goals. Goal setting should be a fundamental part of any training programme. Many of us set goals, but unfortunately, human beings are […]