Effective Challenge - the podcast

Effective Challenge - the podcast

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Podcast with observations and ideas to improve performance and results to achieve change


010 Train Smart - Live Better
Jul 23 • 45 min
Something a bit different in this cast - the first Effective Challenge in Conversation episode. This is the first of what I hope will be a number of conversations with people from different settings. The overriding topic of these conversations is…
009 Stuck in a State?
Jun 20 • 26 min
In this episode I discuss my observations of the different states people can find themselves in as they look to make sustainable changes to their performance. I draw on work by Swiss-American psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross who made observations of the…
008 To Plan or Not to Plan?
Jun 6 • 16 min
In this episode I discuss some of the benefits of building a 90 day plan to pursue a particular goal or project. This is relevant to both individuals and teams. I make the argument that being able to see a particular 90 day plan in the context of your…
007 Giving and receiving an apology
May 28 • 17 min
Prompted by an incident at the 2019 Giro D’Italia, where two riders got themselves into an exchange of words that led to one giving an apology and the other gracefully accepting it, this episode looks at what we could learn from their situation in…
006 Get it out of your head
May 15 • 18 min
In this episode I discuss some of the challenges of trying to manage too many things inside your head and some options to consider to improve your performance in this area. This includes getting better objectivity, getting better at prioritising thoughts…
005 Career In a rush or in a rut?
Apr 24 • 26 min
In this week’s cast I discuss careers and what it means to get your own definition of a career and how to pursue it. Considering: - The implications of being in a career rush or rut. - How to tackle overwhelm when you’re not sure what to do. - What you…
004 Getting beyond SMART objectives
Apr 13 • 11 min
Many organisation are setting up objectives for people to deliver. Of a standard approach is used for the wording of these objectives. The SMART acronym is a common in example. In this podcast I look at getting beyond the words and considering the…
003 PRIME for success
Mar 12, 2018 • 10 min
The latest episode of the Effective Challenge podcast where the foundations of personal success are highlighted. To do this I use the PRIME model, where PRIME stands for Physical, Rest, Intake Mind and Energy. In addition, I highlight the very good Joe…
002 Expectation versus Reality
Mar 3, 2018 • 8 min
In this episode I look at an approach to improve the quality of our expectations versus the realty we might face. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/effective-challenge/message
001 Kicking off the cast project
Feb 14, 2018 • 14 min
Introduction to Effective Challenge podcast. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/effective-challenge/message