Andy McMenemy established a new world record by running an incredible 66 ultra-marathons in 66 consecutive days in 2011. At the age of 45, Andy… Read More
The Art Of Team Selection; How To Create A Balanced Team.
By Simon Hartley, Founder of Be World Class I’ve just finished watching a weekend of international sport. One of the real challenges for international team… Read More
Where Does World Class Performance Start?
Maybe it starts with a ‘P’…. Have you ever wondered what it is that differentiates the very best in the world from the rest? It… Read More
By Simon Hartley, Be World Class. On 14 December 1911, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his team became the first people to reach the South… Read More
Reviewing Your Mental Game
Recent article, published in Squash Player Magazine – Issue 6, 2011, pages 28-29 Reviewing Your Mental Game – 2011 – Issue 6 – p28-29… Read More
Swamped By Metrics?
By Simon Hartley, Founder of Be World Class. Do you find yourself swamped by metrics? Recently I have seen both corporate and sports organisations that… Read More
Switching Focus – A World Class Skill
Switching Focus: A World Class Skill Simon Hartley Be World Class A little while ago I asked a National Head Coach, ‘what… Read More
What’s The Next Area of Innovation For Businesses?
“We’ve stripped out costs, tightened up our process and become lean… and we still need more!” What’s The Next Dimension for Business Leaders? Most businesses… Read More
Actively Relaxed – The Key To Sustained Effort?
By Simon Hartley, Be World Class. At first glance, those two words look as if they are in direct conflict don’t they. Surely we can’t… Read More
Are We All On The Same Page?
Simon Hartley, Founder of Be World Class. Most people recognise that having a compelling common purpose is fundamental to the success of a team. In… Read More
How To Avoid Complacency
By Simon Hartley, Be World Class. A football manager in England called me in to do some sport psychology work with his squad because they… Read More
How Ordinary People Become World Class
By Simon Hartley Founder, Be World Class Working in sport psychology is fascinating. I spent many years watching squads of athletes training together. Typically, we… Read More
How Much Time Do You Waste Unknowingly?
By Simon Hartley, Founder of Be World Class. Many people’s initial response to that question is, “I don’t waste time”. We like to see ourselves… Read More
Hone Your Strategy
By Simon Hartley, Founder of Be World Class. During the last few years I’ve been working with a number of corporate Executive Leadership Teams. In… Read More
Does Goal Setting Actually Work?
by Simon Hartley. Founder, Be World Class. It seems ironic that a sport psychology consultant should question whether goal setting actually works. Goal setting has… Read More
Creativity: The Greatest Light from the Darkest Place
Creativity; The Greatest Light from the Darkest Place. Courage to Create is a little red book, by an existential psychologist called Rollo May. As its… Read More
Competitive Advantage – A Great Reason to Be World Class
Recent article published in ‘Take Time’ Magazine (Issue 4, pages 6-7). Competitive Advantage; A Great Reason to Be World Class. Simon Hartley Be World… Read More
Being World Class – It’s PDA not DNA
Being World Class – It’s PDA, not DNA by Simon Hartley, Be World Class As a sport psychologist and performance coach I have read may… Read More
Are You World Class?
Recent article published by in Resource and Exclusive Thinking http://exclusive-thinking.blogspot.com/2011/08/are-you-world-class.html Are You World Class? Simon Hartley Be World Class Are you world class?… Read More
What If You Approached Uncertainty The Way Champions Do?
This is a time of great uncertainty in business! There are many questions, and very few rock solid answers. Everyone will have their own unique… Read More