305 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
    • 5.0 • 33 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: January

    Lessons From The Month: January

    Jake and Damian reflect on the guests who have appeared in January, and discuss the impressions that they were left with from each episode, as well as their own anecdotes and insights from the recordings.

    This month we have heard about the importance of being your authentic self from fitness entrepreneur, Courtney Black; the power of resilience from paralympic athlete, Stef Reid; the need to question your preconceptions from Rylan, and the value in knowing your next move from author, Mark Manson.

    You can listen to the full episodes here:
    Courtney Black https://pod.fo/e/15a903
    Stef Reid https://pod.fo/e/15f443
    Rylan https://pod.fo/e/15d984
    Mark Manson https://pod.fo/e/15bfe7

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

    E175 - Sean Dyche: What Everton can expect

    E175 - Sean Dyche: What Everton can expect

    It’s been almost three years since Jake and Damian first sat down with football manager Sean Dyche. A lot has changed since that initial conversation, he is now manager of Everton FC. Sean left Burnley after a decade in charge of the team, keeping them in the Premier League for six seasons with a limited wage bill. 
    In this episode, Sean seeks to challenge the myths told about him. They delve deep into his managing style, how he individually assesses players to give them the best chance of being successful. They discuss how to focus on the opinions that matter, connecting with players as individuals and focusing on ‘positive realities’.
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    Last tickets remaining for the live theatre tour! Link: https://www.thehighperformancepodcast.com/live2023.
    Books Out Now:
    The High Performance Daily Journal - 365 Ways To Become Your Best! smarturl.it/HPJournalHigh Performance: Lessons From the Best on Becoming Your Best https://amzn.to/3WcJnBs
    Subscribe to our YouTube to watch episodes : https://bit.ly/3UKkrRD
    Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/highperformance
    Join our book club: https://www.facebook.com/groups/highperformancebookclub

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    • 47 min
    Year of Change: Week Four - Sustain

    Year of Change: Week Four - Sustain

    This is the fourth, and final, episode in a special mini-series focusing on change. Rethinking how we can create change and helping you understand and implement the building blocks for lasting change.
    This week the focus is SUSTAIN - taking the lessons you have learnt and making sure you sustain these changes in your everyday life. In this episode we feature:
    Vicky Pattison (Ep99): https://pod.fo/e/105426
    Ben Ainslie (Ep22): https://pod.fo/e/661e6
    George Russell (Ep163): https://pod.fo/e/1527c9
    You can reflect back on our previous episodes from this mini series here:
    Week One - Setting Goals: https://pod.fo/e/15b825
    Week Two - Motivation: https://pod.fo/e/15d066
    Week Three - Consistency: https://pod.fo/e/15eadd
    2023 will be the year of change for you!

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    Get the last tickets for our 2023 Live Tour now at: https://www.thehighperformancepodcast.com/live2023. Coming to Norwich, London, Nottingham, Oxford, Northampton, Glasgow, Cardiff, Guildford, Leeds, Manchester.
    Out Now
    The High Performance Daily Journal - 365 Ways To Become Your Best! smarturl.it/HPJournalHigh Performance: Lessons From the Best on Becoming Your Best https://amzn.to/3WcJnBs


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    • 14 min
    Damian shares his research on Japanese lessons for a happier life

    Damian shares his research on Japanese lessons for a happier life

    This week Damian shares his recent research into Japanese learnings including the concept of ‘Ikigai’, 'Kaizen', 'Wabi-sabi', 'Gaman’ and more - linking how these principles are reflected perfectly in our guests.

    Ikigai was originally brought to our attention by the brilliant Rangan Chatterjee in episode 110 (https://pod.fo/e/115f19) from a book by Francesc Miralles and Hector Garcia.

    ‘Kaizen’, the Japanese term meaning change for the better or continuous improvement, is tattooed on the arm of rugby league legend Shaun Wane who we spoke to in episode 17 (https://pod.fo/e/259c4). But why is this concept so important to him?

    Listen to the full episode to find out more about these excellent principles, how they have affected our guests and, hopefully, be an inspiration to you

    Thank you for being part of our community! A place to raise each other up and inspire each of us to help introduce high performance into our own lives.

    Discounts on HP Plus are running until the end of January, including 30% of 3 months (with a free trial) or 30% off an annual plan if you're a member - https://highperformanceplus.supercast.com/?coupon=SKL0lIhN.

    E174 - Stef Reid: You can’t always change the world, but you can always change yourself

    E174 - Stef Reid: You can’t always change the world, but you can always change yourself

    Stef Reid is a track and field Paralympian, who competes for Team GB. She is a World Champion, four-time Paralympian, triple Paralympic medallist, and five-time world record holder. Stef has a degree in biochemistry, and recently starred in the British reality TV show Dancing On Ice 2022.
    In this episode she shares the story of the boating accident that caused the loss of her foot as a teenager and the struggle that followed. After her accident Stef struggled with a change in identity, feeling like her only identity was being an athlete she worried there was nothing more she could offer. Opening up about what helped her through this difficult time, Stef discusses the importance of allowing others to help you and welcoming team-work. 
    Having had a series of coaches, with varying methods, Stef shares what she looks for in a coach and how she learns from them. Rather than asking questions, for Stef, the learning comes from watching. The things that set people apart are the way they handle the mundane aspects of life…
    They delve into imposter syndrome, self-doubt and embracing failure.
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    Our live tour is coming to Norwich, London, Nottingham, Oxford, Northampton, Glasgow, Cardiff, Guildford, Leeds, Manchester. Link: https://www.thehighperformancepodcast.com/live2023.
    Books Out Now:
    The High Performance Daily Journal - 365 Ways To Become Your Best! smarturl.it/HPJournalHigh Performance: Lessons From the Best on Becoming Your Best https://amzn.to/3WcJnBs
    Subscribe to our YouTube to watch episodes : https://bit.ly/3UKkrRD
    Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/highperformance
    Join our book club: https://www.facebook.com/groups/highperformancebookclub

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    The Year Of Change: Week Three - Consistency

    The Year Of Change: Week Three - Consistency

    This is the third episode in a special mini-series focusing on change. Rethinking how we can create change and helping you understand and implement the building blocks for lasting change. 
    This week we focus on CONSISTENCY - the drum beat in the background that keeps you going that all high performers need. In this episode we feature guests including:
    Jamie Peacock (Ep157) - Never Fail Twice: https://pod.fo/e/14af62
    Sir Ian Mceechan (Ep72) - World Class Basics: https://pod.fo/e/da9c4
    Sam Tomkins (Ep159) - The 1%s: https://pod.fo/e/14cdef
    Mel Robbins (Ep83) - High Five The Person in The Mirror: https://pod.fo/e/ed46f
    We want 2023 to be the year of the change for you! So every Friday in January we’re going to discuss a different focus. Just a reminder that the previous episodes in the series were:
    Week One - Setting Goals: https://pod.fo/e/15b825
    Week Two - Motivation: https://pod.fo/e/15d066
    Next Friday we focus on SUSTAIN and share more secrets of our guests!
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    Get the last tickets for our 2023 Live Tour now at: https://www.thehighperformancepodcast.com/live2023. Coming to Norwich, London, Nottingham, Oxford, Northampton, Glasgow, Cardiff, Guildford, Leeds, Manchester.
    Out Now
    The High Performance Daily Journal - 365 Ways To Become Your Best! smarturl.it/HPJournalHigh Performance: Lessons From the Best on Becoming Your Best https://amzn.to/3WcJnBs


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    • 12 min

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