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.
What if there was a way of working that actively enabled flow and deep focus? One that takes in international time zones, encouraging cognitive diversity and time zone equality? Could asynchronous communication be the key to sustainable high performance? We examine the link between asynchronous communication & leadership performance.
When things go wrong, successful leaders don’t look for someone to blame. They recognise that failure is essential for innovation. Effective leaders don’t waste time beating themselves up when things don’t go as planned. They do things differently by fostering a culture of psychological safety, creating a platform for sustainable performance to flourish.
It’s well documented that leaders who excel make time to reflect. When you’re working in a fast paced, high pressure environment finding the time to do that can be difficult. That’s why just 15 minutes of focused, daily journalling can make the difference between good and great leaders. We take a look at the link…
Civility at work enhances performance. Incivility? Not so much. Surprised? You shouldn’t be. The link between incivility and performance at work is well documented. The cost of a toxic culture on performance and wellbeing is enormous. Here’s what every leader should know about civility at work and why it needs to be the new normal.