Finding Flow – The Antidote to Blah

Think back to a time when you were completely immersed in an activity, so absorbed in what you were doing that everything around you disappeared. Time seemed to slip away effortlessly, and you found yourself fully focused, using your strengths to tackle the challenge at hand. That my friends, is the elusive state of flow. Flow […]

Unlocking Your Energy

Ever feel like there just aren’t enough hours in the day? With endless tasks demanding our attention and deadlines looming, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the relentless march of time. But what if I told you that there’s a way to make the most of the time we have, without adding any extra hours? […]

Playing to Strengths

We’ve all heard the saying ‘play to your strengths’ before. As someone who focused my Masters on this very topic, I can assure you that it’s more than just a catchy phrase; it’s a game-changing strategy that paves the way for us to thrive. However, it’s much easier said than done. As humans, we’re wired […]

What Do You Need?

In recent conversations with leaders, I’ve suggested a simple yet powerful solution to some of their challenges – asking ‘What do you need?’ of those around them. Surprisingly, in both instances, these leaders hadn’t posed this question. Why? Because they assumed they already knew the answer… As humans, we often fancy ourselves as expert mind-readers, […]

The Good Life: Exploring the Intersection of Purpose and Eudaimonia

One of the fundamental principles of thriving lies in finding and embracing our purpose. In my recent posts, I’ve delved into this topic in more detail, covering why purpose is important (especially in our work), as well as the strategies to uncover our individual purpose and striking the right balance of passion. Yet, there’s another […]

Navigating Passion: Balancing Harmony and Obsession

In my last post, I spoke about the importance of understanding your ‘Why’ or purpose in life. It’s crucial for wellbeing and life satisfaction, and one of the key elements needed to thrive. What can help fuel your purpose is passion, which is a powerful driving force that can move you closer towards your goals. […]

What’s your Why?

In recent workshops, teams have identified Goals & Purpose from the STRONG model as one of the key areas they need to focus on to move closer towards thriving. So, when beginning to explore this model in more depth, it seems logical to start here. Simon Sinek, who encourages us to ‘start with why’, would […]

Is it This or That?

Previously, we delved into the principles of STRONG, and discovered the strategies that achieve long-term sustainable success. So now, it’s time to consider the flip side… Just as understanding why STRONG is crucial to thrive, exploring the opposite of these elements can offer valuable insights into what might be hindering our growth and performance. By […]

How will you set yourself up to thrive in 2024?

In my last post, I asked you to think about what you need to move closer towards thriving in 2024? So, what are the things that you need to make this year great? One that is better than the last. Have you figured them out yet? Will they build on what you learnt last year? […]

What are we learning from sport?

Recently I submitted the manuscript for my first book to my editor. Although there’s still more work to be done, it took a huge amount of effort and time to get me to this point.  In the book, I’ve included several analogies that relate to sport. I’m a big believer that there’s much we can […]