Archive for November, 2011

  • Former British Table Tennis number one Matthew Syed talks to SWHS pupils about effort

    Former British Table Tennis number one Matthew Syed talks to SWHS pupils about effort

    Matthew Syed, author of the best British Sports book 2011 BOUNCE and as featured on the Maximise Potential Podcast, talks to SWHS pupils about effort. FURTHER RESOURCES: Motivating interview: Click here to listen to a motivating interview with Matthew Syed Articles and Resources: Click here to view more articles on Matthew Syed

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  • Bonita Norris Summits Ama Dablam

    Bonita Norris Summits Ama Dablam

    Bonita Norris, as featured on the Maximise Potential Podcast has added a third Himalayan peak to her tally. Bonita Norris, the youngest British woman to have climbed Mount Everest, has now also successfully climbed Ama Dablam (6,856m) in the Nepalese Himalaya. Reaching the peak of Ama Dablam is a fantastic achievement for Bonita. She promised […]

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  • David Weir focusses soley on winning Gold at London 2012

    David Weir focusses soley on winning Gold at London 2012

    Double Paralympic gold medalist David Weir missed the New York Marathon earlier this month all in the name of London 2012 glory, writes Ben Baker. The 32-year-old wheelchair racer from Wallington had a 12 months to remember last season, with triple gold at the IPC World Championships in New Zealand over 800m, 1500m and 5000m […]

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  • Do you scare people off?

    Do you scare people off?

    We’ve all heard someone start off with “Well, the trouble is” or “What worries me is” haven’t we? Or what about the classic “Now, our first problem is” – talk about putting you on your back foot and priming you for ‘trouble ahead’. You know the thing that happens when we hear those sorts of […]

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  • Transcript: The New Rules of Selling – Gavin Ingham (Max#34)

    Transcript: The New Rules of Selling – Gavin Ingham (Max#34)

    Music Kevin: Welcome to Maximise Potential the podcast to educate and motivate through a range of original interviews designed to help you maximise your potential. Brought to you in association with the award winning recruitment group Jenrick. Welcome back to Episode 34 of the Maximise Potential podcast. No matter if you are responsible for a […]

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  • Max#34: The New Rules of Selling – Gavin Ingham

    Max#34: The New Rules of Selling – Gavin Ingham

    Welcome back to episode 34 of the Maximise Potential Podcast. No matter if you are responsible for a business or focusing on developing your career, the current environment is arguably the most competitive, uncertain and challenging that anyone has ever known. As a result we felt it was essential to invite an expert onto the […]

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  • Take 5 more seconds and save hours

    Take 5 more seconds and save hours

    “Hello, Hi, Hiya, Howzit, Howdee”- just a few of the many ways to greet people but they all come down to the same thing – a quick greeting, an easy opener. According to my trusty dictionary, a greeting is “a polite word or sign of welcome or recognition.” Simple, quick and powerful. So many people […]

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  • Now For The Marathon, by Graham Carter

    Now For The Marathon, by Graham Carter

    I’m still pinching myself. After 4 unsuccessful general ballot entries I decided to apply for a charity place in the 2012 London Marathon through Back Up and today I found out that I have been successful. If I could travel back in time and share this news with my younger, athletically challenged self he would […]

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  • Grab attention by adding just one little word and notice how people sit up and listen

    Grab attention by adding just one little word and notice how people sit up and listen

    Small, simple things make a big difference. We all know it and it’s often these small, subtle distinctions we add – garnishes if you will – that change the course and outcome of our conversations and connections. This is going to be so obvious to you – it probably is already from the title above […]

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