Hack Your Sleep To Improve Your Performance

You will spend 30% of your life sleeping  Neuroscientist Russel Foster calls sleep ‘the single most important behaviour experience humans have’. Once you do the maths, it’s hard to argue with his statement. Over an average 90-year lifespan, roughly 32 years will be spent sleeping. Yet we are never taught how to sleep or how to […]

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The Leader As Elite Athlete: Why It’s Ok To Cheat

Faster, higher, stronger. The Olympic motto powerfully captures the spirit of elite sport as the desire to push to the limits of human performance. So why are we not promoting the same motto in business? After all, elite sportsmen and leaders share many common challenges: fierce competition shifting goals regular setbacks superhuman requirements for endurance, […]

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Is Your Gut Stealing Your Mojo?

An army marches on its stomach The French dictator Napoleon Bonaparte supposedly once said “An army marches on its stomach”, meaning that you can’t win a war with an army of underfed, malnourished soldiers. 200 years on, while we may not have a literal army to lead to victory, most of us are fighting daily battles […]

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