Building Peak Performance

This workshop looks at the psychology of peak performance.  What is it, what gets in the way and how it can be sustained?

There are four sections:

  1. What does peak performance look like and why does it matter?
  2. What gets in the way of peak performance (both practical and psychological)?
  3. Performing under pressure –what behaviours detract or contribute to peak performance?
  4. Feedback and Recovery – in order to reach peak performance, we need feedback about performance, and ‘time out’ in order to commit to recovery.

By focusing on peak performance in terms of behaviour , we help people to make sense of their busy working lives as well as cope with the barriers to performance which they inevitably experience.

Outcomes include:

  • reduction in frenetic but ineffective activity
  • improved use of information technology (particularly email)
  • heightened ability to focus on the task for optimal effectiveness
  • greater clarity of goals and objectives
  • understanding of proven cognitive behavioural techniques for dealing with difficult thoughts and feelings
  • heightened motivation and commitment

By focusing on practical behaviour change in the workplace we ensure that training translates into more effective work behaviours and ultimately, better performance. Using well-validated research instruments, changes in key dimensions of individuals’ performance can be measured before and after the programme so that success is not simply anecdotal but factual.