The making of a corporate athlete

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The making of a corporate athlete

  1. 1. The making of a corporate Athlete
  2. 2. A successfulapproach to sustained highperformance mustconsider the person as a whole
  3. 3. The one Quality needed... Sustained high performance in theface of ever increasing pressure and rapid change
  4. 4. Ideal performance state
  5. 5. HighPerformance Pyramid Spiritual Capacity Power source of Motivation, determination and endurance Mental Capacity Focuses on emotional and mental energy on the task at hand Emotional Capacity Creates the internal climate that creates ideal performance state Physical Capacity
  6. 6. Extensive research in Sportsscience confirm that capacity to mobilize energy on demand is the foundation ofIdeal Performance State (IPS)
  7. 7. Music has powerful physiological and emotional effects
  8. 8. Spiritual capacity is tapping into ones deepestvalue and define strong sense of purpose
  9. 9. Healthy things to do •Eat five to six meals a day•Drink four to five 12 ounce glasses of water daily •Three to four 20 to 30 minutes cardiovascular workouts a week
  10. 10. Go bed early and wake up early •Night owls are often Groggy and unfocused in the mornings •Establish sleep rituals
  11. 11. Maintain consistent bedtime andwake up time
  12. 12. Seek recovery every 90 minutes to 120 minutes •Chronobiologists have found that the bodyshormone, glucose and blood pressure drop every90 minutes. Failing this overall human capacity is compromised. •Short focussed breaks can produce significant recovery •Five source of restoration: eat something, hydrate, move physically, change channels mentally and change channels emotionally
  13. 13. Do at least two weight training workouts a week
  14. 14. Thank YouExperts from HBR Article written by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz

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