The fact is

it’s complicated. We would much prefer a set of facts that we can all agree on and are universally applicable. This is not easy to prove. Science represents the custodians of universally applicable facts. Many of these are hotly debated and in contention within the community of the very people who hope to determine it. […]

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Back against the wall

Surrender and face certain defeat or fight back for the slimmest chance of victory. Sure, the odds are not in your favour. We would always prefer to avoid it. No-one ever plans suffering, failure or defeat into their narrative. It’s uncomfortable. It feels like a bad omen, a lack of self-belief, or even a self-fulfilling […]

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Prepared or Planned

They are not the same. Preparedness addresses our ability to respond to what happens. We could facilitate preparedness in one of two ways. Through planning or through packing. Packing is when we carry around a huge survival kit with all items we could possibly need in any situation. It does not require too much planning […]

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Break Step

When we match the natural frequency at which something vibrates or resonates, like a building or a bridge, the amplitude of the movement increases. This could push the structure beyond its limits causing it to topple over. It is for this reason soldiers break stride when crossing bridges. Operating in sync can be a highly […]

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Business Plyometrics

Explosive power. The ability to exert maximum force in a short time interval. Plyometrics conditions our muscles for maximum output in a quick burst. The goal here is responsiveness. Having power on tap is useful in sports and activities that are unpredictable, non-repeatable or short. Basketball or downhill skiing are great examples. Business is faced […]

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