Competition

Ask Drew Brees: train properly, and age becomes an asset, not a liability

After three seasons of a 7-9 losing record, the New Orleans Saints are heading to the 2018-19 NFC Conference Championship. It has been nine long years since quarterback Drew Brees led the Saints to their only championship while earning himself an Most Valuable Player honor in the process. This means…

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What we can learn from discipline of the athlete

What can you learn from a professional obstacle course runner? A whole lot about discipline, grit, pressure, and taking yourself to a level you never thought you could achieve. Listen to this 4-minute video by Faye Stenning who was profiled by Inc magazine. Here at HighPer Teams, we believe everyone’s best…

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Train in realistic, dynamic simulations to prepare for the big game

When Alex Morgan was at the University of California, she had a college coach that prepared her to reach the level of performance that gets you selected to one of the greatest teams in the world. Coach Neil McGuire’s approach was simple: you practice your fundamentals and routines in game…

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Climbing a greased monument takes a team

I don’t care how good you are. You are not good enough to put a naval officer’s hat on top of a greased, stone monument on your own. You can’t jump that high. You are not that strong. You are not that determined. But, you can do so easily (sort…

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Taking on Terminators with Teams

Artificial intelligence and decision making robots aren’t coming. They are here. And, they believe in teams. They know their specific job and what they do best. They know when to hand off to the next step in the process. They do not get territorial. They do not quibble about their compensation…

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Let Them Compete. They Will Get Better.

Many organizations avoid internal competition at all costs. They want people to cooperate and get along! Why create a sense of negativity by encouraging competition? The reason for competition is that it is the natural state of things. Admit it, you jostle your way to the front when waiting for your…

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