High Performance Blog

Teams, Tribes, and Communities: FREE CHAPTER

Thank you to all of the people that have come to our sessions and read our book, The Art, Science, & Grit of High Performance in Business. One of the biggest takeaways is that there is no special genetic code or secret training regimen that creates high performers in any…

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Encouraging change requires managing friction

Progress is slow and change is hard. We hear this about people, institutions, places, attitudes, and cultures. However, when it is forced upon us, change happens rapidly, and it is hard to remember the old way of doing things. For example, some people get a very abrupt wake up call…

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The Liquidity Strategy

If you missed our LIVE HighPer 15 broadcast from Jan 26, 2018, please take 15 minutes to watch and share this recording!

Coach the Team First and the Players Will Keep Up

The executive coaching business is estimated to be an over $1.5 billion industry in the United States. However, many firms and organizations have had varied results. This is not an issue with coaching as a discipline. It is a proven method to improve the performance of people. However, sometimes the…

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Coaching Resistance is a Critical Culture Problem

How is coaching viewed at your organization? Is it something that is given to the “screw-ups” who need help? Perhaps it is a reward for the top performers and viewed as unfair that they get even more resources. Is it something that is done every now and then when things…

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You Can’t Perform in Your Sleep and Expect to Compete

Have you ever used the phrase, “I don’t need to practice this. I perform this in my sleep!” when referring to your performance at work or on the field? Research shows that automation of skills and abilities is actually a precursor to your falling behind the competition. If you are learning…

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