[Video] Top of the class


Some believe that 10,000 hours of practice are what’s needed to become world-class in any field. A master knows everything about their subject, their industry. They commit to however much work it will take, they get as many people on the job as needed and they make sure every area is up to the highest standard.

Ronan Sayburn – A Master Sommelier & Head of 67 Pall Mall
Sahar Hashemi OBE – One of UK’s Most Inspiring Female Entrepreneurs, Author & Lawyer
Michel Roux Jr. – Michelin Starred Chef
Marc Woods – Paralympic Multiple Gold Medal Winning Swimmer, Broadcaster & Author


[Video] Getting in the zone


It’s five minutes to ‘go time’ and suddenly you are panicked. How do you get your head in the game and pull off the performance you have been working towards? Our experts discuss overcoming nerves and getting in the zone.

Dr. Hannah Macleod – Double Olympic Medalist with the GB Women’s hockey team
Chris Storr – One of the most highly sought-after trumpet players in the music business
Pete Lindsay – Former Head of Psychology at the English Institute of Sport
Dominic Holland – Award Winning Comedian
Martin Hewitt – Served eight years as a commissioned officer with the Parachute Regiment


[Video] Follow your gut


Sometimes big decisions can make us freeze up or over-analyse. But to keep things moving forward in our careers and our businesses we have to be able to trust our gut instincts. Your instinct can be honed through training and experience. Other times you may need to dig deeper into yourself and listen to your core desires. In this briefing, our experts discuss instinctive decision making.

Dr. Frank Dick OBE – Performance Specialist, Coach & International Motivational Speaker
Paul Grayson – Former Rugby Fly Half, Broadcaster & Performance Coach
Mandy Hickson – Former Royal Air Force Fast Jet Pilot, Motivational & Keynote Speaker
Chris Storr – One of the most highly sought-after trumpet players in the music business


[Video] Is your roadmap up to the journey?


Do you know where you are headed and importantly, do you know how to get there? Our experts suggest that planning and practice are integral to achieving success. Setting goals and building yourself a roadmap to get there can be as important as, if not more than, actually taking action. Having a robust plan can really save you when the going gets tough.

Dr. Frank Dick OBE – Performance Specialist, Coach & International Motivational Speaker
James Cracknell OBE – Double Olympic Rowing Gold Medallist & Adventurer
Deborah Tom – Psychologist, Coach & Award Winning Leadership Programme Designer
Alan Chambers MBE – Polar Adventurer, Former Royal Marine & Motivational Speaker