Mental Toughness and Performance

Mental Toughness and Performance

Not everyone with high Mental Toughness is a champion; however, all champions have high Mental Toughness. Skills and competencies will get you to the top but it’s Mental Toughness that will get you beyond and help you to stay there. Be it in sports, arts, politics or...
I have decided

I have decided

  When you say “I have decided”, which “i” is it that has decided? Is it your intellectual “i” that has reasoned, calculated and measured? Is it your intuitive “i” based on intangible patterns & cues and previous experience? Is it your instinctive “i” driven...
The myths and realities of behavioural change

The myths and realities of behavioural change

I’ve been involved in behavioural development for almost 35 years now and reckon that I have spent over 3000 days interfacing with groups. I’ve worked with apprentices, students, future managers, first-line managers, project leaders, seasoned managers, directors,...
Mental Toughness – FAQ’s

Mental Toughness – FAQ’s

Seven questions I am often asked about Mental Toughness Is Mental Toughness another fad? No, it’s probably been around since the stone-age and, in part, contributes to Darwin’s theory of evolution. The Stoics talked, unknowingly, about Mental Toughness with their...
Where is your Achilles Tendon

Where is your Achilles Tendon

We all have a Mental Toughness Achilles Tendon I come across a lot of people who seem to be fairly mentally tough but with “specific” issues or weaknesses; and it’s often the weakness that “let’s them down” in difficult situations. Mental Toughness is defined by...