This week food writer and activist Jack Monroe asked “What does burnout look like?”. It’s a brave question, one that we’re sometimes afraid to ask out loud. At Koru we’ve recently seen an increase in burnout for our clients. With the addition of a global pandemic on top of every day pressures, it’s hardly surprising. We’re all feeling more stressed.
Dealing with unexpected, stressful events is the cornerstone of sustainable performance. The ability to cultivate adaptive resilience is crucial in the uncertain, volatile and complex world post Covid19. One thing is for sure, there is no new global “normal”. So how can you adapt, thrive and survive? Adaptive Resilience in the Real world The last…
The concept of periodisation has long been used to plan and optimise the performance of elite athletes. These performance psychology principles can be used to sustain high performance, building workplace resilience and wellbeing. Here’s how to borrow work periodisation performance hacks from sports psychology.
Forget time management, prioritising your energy will transform your productivity. We take a look at managing your energy instead of your time. Here’s how to audit your energy domains for sustainable performance
What do high performing teams have in common? It’s a factor that is missing in toxic teams and critical for optimum performance. Here’s why risk taking, failure and psychological safety are crucial ingredients if you want to succeed as a team.
What does a typical day look like for you? Are you caught in a cycle of perpetual multi tasking? Constantly in fire fighting mode? If you’re mentally and emotionally exhausted at the end of each day you could benefit from managing your cognitive load using a tool developed with astronauts. Optimise your performance and maintain mental…
When you feel like you’re running to stand still it’s easy to fall into the trap of doing more to clear the decks. Working longer hours is detrimental to your health and your performance. What if there was another way? One rooted in data? Here’s how to succeed without burning out.
For the first time ever, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has recognised workplace burnout as a diagnosable condition, adding it to the International Classification of Diseases. If you’ve ever ever experienced burnout, you may be left wondering what took them so long. We take a look at how to overcome the burnout epidemic.