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Oct 21, 2019

Attention Management’s War on Technology

2019-10-21T19:08:48+00:00October 21st, 2019|Performance Blog|

A team of researchers at the University of Pittsburgh discovered that focused attention is strongly related to creative performance (Beaty, Seli, & Schacter, 2019).  Without the ability to focus, creative performance is nearly impossible.  It doesn’t’t stop with creativity.  In [...]

Sep 26, 2019

Success From Thinking Strategically

2019-10-06T19:58:19+00:00September 26th, 2019|Performance Blog|

Eddie Rickenbacker, the American World War I fighter ace and Medal of Honor recipient said, “I can give you a six-word formula for success: ‘Think things through - then follow through.’  Research finds Captain Rickenbacker was right.  A leader's strategic [...]

Aug 15, 2019

Having the Character to Lead

2019-08-16T13:12:45+00:00August 15th, 2019|Performance Blog|

In these challenging times, good leadership is essential for navigating a team to a satisfying and successful future.  Should leadership fail, the enterprise is doomed.  This applies equally to government, business, institutions or sport organizations. Research finds that successful leadership [...]

Feb 13, 2019

How To Thrive Under Pressure

2019-02-20T19:37:36+00:00February 13th, 2019|Performance Blog|

Few people find pressure comfortable.  But a recent study discovered that top performers rise to the occasion and thrive in pressure situations (Hodge & Smith, 2014).  In analyzing the remarkably successful All Blacks rugby team out of New Zealand, the [...]