Category Archives: Paul Berry’s Blog

Academic excellence

Critical thinking and writing skills

One of the most important skills required to succeed academically is the ability to think critically. This skill will not be of much help at GCSE level, yet is a contributing factor in distinguishing the best students from the rest at A-level and above.

A …

The Psychology of Excellence

How do people become excellent in what they do? Why do most elite junior sportspeople, musicians or performing artists never become elite adult performers? More generally, how does potential become achievement?

These questions are pertinent to anyone interested in developing talent, from parents and educators to corporate HR professionals, the … Read More >>