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About Powerful Performance

Powerful Performance Partnership provides a unique blend of assessment tools and development programmes to support organisations in developing and sustaining a high performance culture.

No problems, no challenges and no difficulties, just well-being

We recently held our 8th Liberate Your Thinking retreat in Weymouth.  It was an absolute joy and privilege to observe the group settle and then glow with well-being.  Several of the group shared ahead of the retreat that they felt … Continue reading

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Are You Innocently Over-Thinking?

I have always loved Marianne Williamson’s poem; you know the one that starts with the lines “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not … Continue reading

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Why Do Men Behave Badly?

Let’s start by making clear that this title is merely a reflection of current stories in the press, it’s a way of capturing your attention and a touch ironic; it might more accurately be titled “why do humans behave badly?” … Continue reading

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Life is a Blank Canvass – Embracing the Inner Painter in You

A friend recently shared a great TED talk with me by Brene Brown on Vulnerability. I had watched it a couple of years ago and at the time it had resonated with me and so it felt like a great … Continue reading

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Conflict – what if it’s an illusion, only in your mind?

On a scale of 1 – 10, this would hardly register on anyone’s conflict scale, however, it gave me a valuable insight into how it works for me. Like most people I naturally avoid ‘conflict’; I have seen myself as … Continue reading

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Is Your Organisation’s Culture a Force for Success? …and what is organisational culture?

I woke up this morning seeing ‘organisational culture’ as nothing more than the prevailing ‘group mind-set’. This is great news for organisations, given that mind-sets are generally far more flexible and dynamic than we might imagine. We know that our … Continue reading

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Can You Choose Well-being over Burn-out?

I was speaking to a manager recently; he mentioned that he had been researching ‘burn-out’ on the internet and believed he ticked most of the symptoms boxes.  His question was whether he should therefore be going to the doctor and … Continue reading

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