277 episodes

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.
Want more from High Performance? We have launched our brand new premium podcast service 'High Performance Plus' for people who want to support the podcast, listen to ad-free episodes and have access to exclusive bonus content so we can get you even closer to a life of high performance. We'll ask our guests extra questions, just for you and keep recording when the mic stops so you will hear those slightly more intimate conversations at the end of each record. Expect more from Jake and Damian, as they'll be doing regular Q+As and bring you behind the scenes gems that you wouldn't normally get. We hope you love the extra content. Remember, there is no secret. It is all there for you. So chase world class basics. Don't get high on your own supply. Remain humble, curious and empathetic. 
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The High Performance Podcast High Performance

    • Sports
    • 4.9 • 241 Ratings

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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.
Want more from High Performance? We have launched our brand new premium podcast service 'High Performance Plus' for people who want to support the podcast, listen to ad-free episodes and have access to exclusive bonus content so we can get you even closer to a life of high performance. We'll ask our guests extra questions, just for you and keep recording when the mic stops so you will hear those slightly more intimate conversations at the end of each record. Expect more from Jake and Damian, as they'll be doing regular Q+As and bring you behind the scenes gems that you wouldn't normally get. We hope you love the extra content. Remember, there is no secret. It is all there for you. So chase world class basics. Don't get high on your own supply. Remain humble, curious and empathetic. 
Sign up: apple.co/highperformance or https://highperformanceplus.supercast.com

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    Lessons From The Month: November

    Lessons From The Month: November

    Join Jake and Damian as they look back at the guests who have joined us in November, discuss the key lessons they have learnt from them and how they might work for you, providing special insight and behind-the-scenes stories.

    This month we learnt about the power of reflection from Newcastle manager Eddie Howe; the power of purpose from Heavyweight Champ Tyson Fury; the effect of operating with fear from England legends Rio Ferdinand, Peter Crouch and Joe Cole; and most recently, the power of taking control from F1 driver George Russell.

    You can listen to the full episodes here:
    Eddie Howe: https://pod.fo/e/14d4d9
    Tyson Fury: https://pod.fo/e/14ef0f
    World Cup Special: https://pod.fo/e/150e2a
    George Russell: https://pod.fo/e/1527c9

    Thanks for continuing to reach out - we love reading your messages, please keep them coming: plus@highperformancegroup.co.uk 

    E163: George Russell - From penpal to podium: how one email changed my life

    E163: George Russell - From penpal to podium: how one email changed my life

    George Russell is a British racing driver, currently competing in Formula 1 for Mercedes. In this conversation, George reveals why he gave up formal education at 14 to pursue racing; he shares how he first made contact with Toto Wolff and he speaks about the dangerous crash he was in and the impact it has had on him.
    An advocate of surrounding yourself with positivity, making hard choices and creating opportunities, there is a lot to learn from George’s attitude which can be taken into all areas of life.
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    We're going on tour! We are travelling to 9 cities in 2023 for the High Performance Live Tour! Tickets are available now at: https://www.thehighperformancepodcast.com/live2023 
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    • 1 hr 26 min
    Gabby Bernstein’s self-care practice ‘Rage on a Page’ | Bitesize #85

    Gabby Bernstein’s self-care practice ‘Rage on a Page’ | Bitesize #85

    These bitesize episodes focus on the greatest lessons we’ve learnt from the guests we've had on the podcast. 
    This week we jump back to episode 107 with bestselling author, motivational speaker, podcast host and self-proclaimed “spirit junkie” Gabby Bernstein. Gabby shared with us her process of overcoming trauma. One effective exercise she described was ‘Rage on a Page’, based in the teachings of Dr John Sarno who wrote a lot about how our physical conditions are psychosomatic. 
    Gabby’s ‘Rage on the Page’ practice sees you play bilateral music, which stimulates both sides of your brain, turn off all distractions and write out everything on your mind, dumping your sub-conscious fears.
    Listen or watch the full interview with Gabby: http://bit.ly/3AK0xyp
    Listen to the end for an exclusive clip with next week's guest!
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    OUT NOW! The High Performance Daily Journal - 365 ways to become your best! smarturl.it/HPJournal
    NEW TOUR ALERT! We are travelling to 9 cities in 2023 for the High Performance Live Tour! Tickets are available now at: https://www.thehighperformancepodcast.com/live2023 
    Subscribe to our YouTube to watch episodes : https://bit.ly/3UKkrRD
    Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/highperformance/
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    • 8 min
    Damian on the importance of actively looking for feedback | HP Plus

    Damian on the importance of actively looking for feedback | HP Plus

    One of the consistent characteristics of high performers is the ability to constantly look for feedback to be aware of your strengths and your weaknesses. It’s not always easy to hear feedback but you should be able to learn something from it. Some key considerations Damian will cover include:

    - Who do you get feedback from and the questions you should ask.
    - How well you listen and the stages of reaction

    Seek out feedback and let you know how you get on! Email us at plus@highperformancegroup.co.uk.

    E162 - World Cup Roundtable: Rio Ferdinand, Peter Crouch & Joe Cole

    E162 - World Cup Roundtable: Rio Ferdinand, Peter Crouch & Joe Cole

    This week Jake and Damian are hosting a World Cup Special Roundtable with football legends, Rio Ferdinand, Peter Crouch and Joe Cole discussing what it's really like pulling on an England shirt. In this episode they discuss the differences between their generation and the current England team and how the lack of structure and leadership in their tactics and team affected their results. 
    Rio, Peter and Joe reflect on the beginning of their careers, discussing the struggle of coming to terms with such an amazing achievement and the pressure that comes along with it. The media portrayed them as the ‘Golden Generation’, they explore what went so wrong and why the label was, ultimately, very damaging. 
    The boys express how they feel about the upcoming World Cup and their fundamental trust in Gareth Southgate.
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    NEW TOUR ALERT! We are travelling to 9 cities in 2023 for the High Performance Live Tour! Tickets are available now at: https://www.thehighperformancepodcast.com/live2023 
    OUT NOW! The High Performance Daily Journal - 365 ways to become your best! smarturl.it/HPJournal
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    Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/highperformance/
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Culture Coach Dr Pippa Grange on the importance of vulnerability | Bitesize #84

    Culture Coach Dr Pippa Grange on the importance of vulnerability | Bitesize #84

    These bitesize episodes focus on the greatest lessons we’ve learnt from the guests we've had on the podcast. 
    This week we go back to episode 103 with sports psychologist and culture coach Dr Pippa Grange. Pippa was appointment by the FA as its Head of People and Team Development with the England football team and worked with the players during the buildup to the successful World Cup in 2018 on relationships, getting the players to drop their mask and work with greater cohesion. This included getting the players to sit down together in small groups to share their life experiences and anxieties, and to reveal intimate truths about their character and what drives them. 
    Listen to the full fantastic interview with Pippa. She takes us through the different types of fear we experience, where they originate and how to overcome them: https://www.thehighperformancepodcast.com/podcast/pippagrange 
    Listen to the full interview with England manager Gareth Southgate: https://www.thehighperformancepodcast.com/podcast/gareth-southgate
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    NEW TOUR ALERT! We are travelling to 9 cities in 2023 for the High Performance Live Tour! Tickets are available now at: https://www.thehighperformancepodcast.com/live2023 
    OUT NOW! The High Performance Daily Journal - 365 ways to become your best! smarturl.it/HPJournal
    Subscribe to our YouTube to watch episodes : http://bit.ly/3UKkrRD
    Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/highperformance/
    Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/highperformancepodcast
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    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
241 Ratings

241 Ratings

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Phenomenal

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LORD ORLAN ,

High Performance Podcast, mind set is key to the journey.

I came across the podcast purely by chance and I’ve been hooked ever since. I’ve totally enjoyed listening to entrepreneurs, Athletes, Actors and everyday people tell their stories on how high performance is key to their drive, ambition and self development.
I’ve loved every episode and have started learning more about myself than I have over the last 63 years of my life.

You have to share this with your friends and family it’s a life changing podcast.

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Hands Down One of my Top Podcasts

I love this podcast. It’s introduced me to tons of athletes, business professionals and more people I’ve never heard of. And I’ve taken away more lessons than I can count to apply to my own life. I’d recommend a listen to anyone who wants to take a step forward and grow in any area of their life.

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