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The High Performance Podcast brings you an intimate glimpse into the lives of high-achieving, world-class performers who have all excelled in their field with first-hand experiences and lessons to share. Find out what non-negotiable behaviours they employed to get them to the top and keep them there.

Hosting every conversation is sports broadcaster Jake Humphrey and leading organisational psychologist Damian Hughes. Jake is currently BT Sport’s Premier League anchor and former lead presenter of BBC’s Formula One coverage. Damian is an author and professor who continues to work with leading sports organisations to create a high-performing culture.

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The High Performance Podcast brings you an intimate glimpse into the lives of high-achieving, world-class performers who have all excelled in their field with first-hand experiences and lessons to share. Find out what non-negotiable behaviours they employed to get them to the top and keep them there.

Hosting every conversation is sports broadcaster Jake Humphrey and leading organisational psychologist Damian Hughes. Jake is currently BT Sport’s Premier League anchor and former lead presenter of BBC’s Formula One coverage. Damian is an author and professor who continues to work with leading sports organisations to create a high-performing culture.

    Jo Malone: Finding your own superpower

    Jo Malone: Finding your own superpower

    Jo Malone CBE, is the Founder & Creative Director of Jo Loves, a household name and one of the world’s most successful businesswomen. There aren’t many people who haven’t had a product of hers in their home at some point. 


    From modest beginnings, Jo fell in love with fragrance and built an incredibly successful brand, Jo Malone London, that she eventually sold and left the business before launching her ‘Jo Loves’ range inspired by the memories and moments in life that she loves.


    But there have been periods to her life that have been challenging to say the least. From cancer to career upheaval, and a set of decisions and dilemmas on a scale most of us are never faced with. 


    Listen to the lessons Jo’s learnt from an extraordinary life. We absolutely loved this conversation!


    A big thanks to our partners Lotus Cars. Remember, you can get extended episodes of the podcast on our YouTube channel bit.ly/HPPYouTube and follow us on Instagram @highperformance.
     
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    BITESIZE #7 | Dina Asher-Smith: You have to believe

    BITESIZE #7 | Dina Asher-Smith: You have to believe

    Today’s bitesize episode comes from the sprinter Dina Asher-Smith. Dina was a delight to have on the podcast, with such an incredible presence and personality, we were smiling all day! Here she is talking about the power of self-belief. 
     
    Remember, you can get extended episodes of the podcast on our YouTube channel bit.ly/HPPYouTube and follow us on Instagram @highperformance.
     
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    • 7 min
    Charlie Pierce: Finding the courage to jump

    Charlie Pierce: Finding the courage to jump

    Charlie Pierce is a Music Artist Manager from London and is founder and CEO of Neverno Management Ltd, the home of artists Angaleena Presley and Grammy nominee Yola Carter. 
    Prior to working in the music industry, Charlie spent the first eleven years of her career working in the financial services and made a decision in 2015 to completely shift direction and set on an entirely new path to work in the music industry. 
    This is Charlie’s story and lessons from having the courage to jump. 
    A big thanks to our partners Lotus Cars. Remember, you can get extended episodes of the podcast on our YouTube channel bit.ly/HPPYouTube and follow us on Instagram @highperformance.
     
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Osi Umenyiora: How small details deliver big differences

    Osi Umenyiora: How small details deliver big differences

    Osi Umenyiora was one of the NFL’s leading defensive ends for nearly a decade becoming an American Football icon in the process. Osi was drafted by the New York Giants in 2003 out of Troy University and spent his first 10 seasons with the franchise before signing a two-year deal with the Atlanta Falcons in 2013.
    Osi played on the Giants teams that won Super Bowls XLII and XLVI. He piled up 85 sacks in his career, 75 of those with the Giants to place him fourth on the franchise's all-time list.
    After retiring, Osi became an award winning broadcaster for the BBC for their NFL coverage.
    A big thanks to our partners Lotus Cars. Remember, you can get extended episodes of the podcast on our YouTube channel bit.ly/HPPYouTube and follow us on Instagram @highperformance.
     
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    BITESIZE #6 | Kelly Jones: Don’t miss the moments right in front of you

    BITESIZE #6 | Kelly Jones: Don’t miss the moments right in front of you

    Your response to the bitesize episodes has been incredible and we’re so pleased you're getting so much from our mini hits of inspiration! 
     
    Today’s clip comes from songwriter Kelly Jones and his regret at losing years of his life not being present. 
     
    A big thanks to our partners Lotus Cars. Remember, you can get extended episodes of the podcast on our YouTube channel bit.ly/HPPYouTube and follow us on Instagram @highperformance.
     
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    • 7 min
    Kevin Sinfield: How to inspire through your actions

    Kevin Sinfield: How to inspire through your actions

    Kevin Sinfield is the current Leeds Rhinos Director of Rugby after returning to the club where he became a legend. Kevin won seven Grand Finals, two Challenge Cups, three World Club Challenges and three League Leaders Shields in his time with the Rhinos. 
    Kevin played 521 games for the club, finishing with 3,968 points including 1,832 goals. Since leaving the Rhinos, he took up the position as Rugby Director with the Rugby Football League and was a key part of the World Cup management team that took England back to the World Cup Final in December 2017.
    In 2020 Kevin set the challenge to run 7 marathons in 7 days hoping to raise £77,777 in honour of his best Rob Burrow, who wore the No 7 shirt. He raised more than £2.5 million to help his friend’s family and the fight against MND.
    As always, big thanks to our sponsors Lotus Cars. Remember, you can get extended episodes of the podcast on our YouTube channel bit.ly/HPPYouTube and follow us on Instagram @highperformance.
     
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    • 1 hr 10 min

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