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Is the idea of work / life balance harmful?

This relentless chase after the ideal of work/life balance, a narrative heavily pushed by some organisations and amplified by social media, casts a shadow of perpetual insufficiency. Such a narrative can induce guilt, making individuals feel torn between their professional commitments and personal lives. This framework almost suggests that work stands outside the realm of ‘life,’ as if it’s an opposing force.
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Winning Well : Redefining Success in High-Performance Environments

The concept of ‘Winning Well’, introduced by Track Record Coaching, provides a groundbreaking perspective on achieving unprecedented performance levels whilst nurturing a positive and enriching environment for individuals and teams. It’s not solely about attaining unparalleled success; it’s equally about sustaining individual well-being, team cohesion, and fostering a sense of pride and fulfilment.
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The Narrative of Your Team and Why it Matters for Performance

We all have stories, beliefs, language and narratives which we tell and hold about ourselves and that shape our behaviour and how we approach situations. Being aware of what these are and replacing any narratives that are holding you back can be transformational for your performance.
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How to use leadership coaching to increase your team’s performance

When a leader is confident in their role, the whole team benefits – which is then reflected in the performance levels. Effective team performance coaching enables individuals within the team to connect their purpose with that of the wider organisation, driving organisational growth and strong results, while allowing the individual to achieve a harmonious work-life balance. This is what we call to ‘Win Well.’ When individuals within the team Win Well, this is often reflected in the wider success of the team and its performance.
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Resilience Coaching: Increasing Performance through Self-Awareness, Recovery, and Networks

Resilience is an increasingly demanded and necessary skill in the leadership environment. While it is often seen as an innate quality, we believe that resilience is a trainable skill. In this article, we will explore how resilience coaching can enhance this skill and provide strategies to increase your resilience capacity. By deliberately training and doing resilience coaching, you can improve your tolerance to stress and pressure. 
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How toxic positivity can negatively affect your team

When working towards a winning mindset, a positive outlook is expected from your leaders. A word that’s been bounced around amongst teams for decades, you might be surprised to hear that ‘positivity’ isn’t always a positive. Like with most good things, too much can have an adverse effect and, when it isn’t authentic, positivity quickly becomes toxic. 
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Building Confidence

Confidence is widely coveted. It’s admired, desired, well-received; a trait that many of us long for more of. We see it as one of the marks of a successful person and developing confidence is key to becoming a better leader. But what is it?
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How much do you really care about your team and how does this impact performance?

When is the last time a colleague asked how you were doing? And when is the last time you gave or received an honest answer to this question? Did you really care about the answer you got or do you mainly ask people how they are as a formality?  There is a growing body of research into how psychological safety and trust are fundamental for high-performing teams in the world of business and in sport. But in order to develop this psychological safety, leaders are tasked with showing their team members that they really care about them as an individual. …
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Applying Olympic Lessons to Reignite Motivation

A recent study found that almost half of UK office workers felt a lack of personal motivation while working from home during the pandemic. Managing the energy levels of a business is no easy feat in the current climate and disengaged employees, low motivation and rising attrition are increasingly common across many organisations.
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Plan like an Olympic Team – Applying the Olympic Mindset to Business

Have you ever wondered what is going through an Olympic athlete’s mind when they are competing? Or what exactly is said in those moments between coaches and elite athletes, or amongst teams in the locker room at halftime?
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Facing Fears

I was three and a half years into my London 2012 Olympic campaign and on track for my best ever performance. It had taken total dedication to the cause and 70,000m of swimming every week. And then… three months before the Olympic Trials I suffered my first ever performance disabling injury. Two bulging disks in my lower back resulting in back spasms and a complete inability to swim.
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Elite Performance Discipline

The concept of ‘Winning Well’, introduced by Track Record Coaching, provides a groundbreaking perspective on achieving unprecedented performance levels whilst nurturing a positive and enriching environment for individuals and teams. It’s not solely about attaining unparalleled success; it’s equally about sustaining individual well-being, team cohesion, and fostering a sense of pride and fulfilment.
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