Time is limited during exam season, so this post is short and to the point. A key factor in passing exams is the ability to perform when you really need to, under stressful conditions. Students often over-look this aspect of academic success, devoting all of their energy into revising the … Read More >>
The Chief Executive of UBS recently commented that tolerating mistakes would be a component of the bank’s cultural transformation. In short, the thinking behind this is that if you fear making errors in your work, you will not own up to them when they happen. It also prevents any valuable … Read More >>
It’s probably not contentious to state that most organisations claim to value performance excellence. To name just one, Barclays plc has ‘excellence’ as one of its 5 core values.
Equally, you would probably have to speak with many Human Resource Directors before you found one expressing a dis-interest in developing … Read More >>
Has competition within academic learning ever been more intense? In their quest to gain entry into top senior schools, children are subjected to ever more demanding exams and interviews, and it goes without saying that parents want the best for their children and will go to great lengths to optimize … Read More >>
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 >>