Every individual wants to understand how to be at their best more often. Although sometimes they are afraid to admit it. A corporate athlete, aiming for personal bests – managing their energy not their time. If the wi-fi signal permits I’ll be sharing this posting with you on route to the CIPD’s Annual Conference and Exhibition. By UK standards it is probably the biggest gathering of these corporate athletes.
I am lucky enough to be presenting this year, hoping to bring these athletes out into the open. Revealing the science behind reaching optimal performance levels consistently – reaching a state of ‘flow’ in the workplace; the mental and physical state where you are delivering at your highest levels of performance and making the most of your energy. The eye of the tiger. If I had to share my 5 top tips I’d encourage…
- Recognise how your core values interlink with your mind-set, your workplace and your ability to be creative. We are always creating.
- Be clear with others about your personal values. Make these values valuable.
- Assess the neuroscience behind ‘flow’ and maintain high performance. Remembering that flow follows focus.
- Support and challenge others to be more effective. The classic flow channel that introduces a discomfort factor of about 4%.
- Know how to manage your energy. Commit to daily actions that boost your flow fitness, so that you can spend at least 2.5 a day in flow (see below)…