The Art and Science of Head Coach Recruitment – by 21st Club

“Hiring managers in football should be one of the easiest recruitment tasks in the world. Whereas organisations in finance or law rarely get the chance to obtain a full view on prospective candidates, football coaches operate in a highly visible space with very clear performance outcomes, and therefore allow prospective employers to gain a near-complete understanding of their ability and suitability…”, by 21st Club.

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The Importance of Trust in Your Intuition and Understanding Results

“Working on a head coach appointment over the past few weeks I have watched the subtle dance between the objective and subjective in a way that has re-framed my view of the role of data in our game…”, by David Slemen.

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The Highlights 2019 Edition #2

The Highlights is a regular publication sent out to the Elite Performance Partners audience. It features our news and observations, partner information and valuable sports sector insights.

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The Highlights 2019: Edition #1

The Highlights is a regular publication sent out to the Elite Performance Partners audience. It features our news and observations, partner information and valuable sports sector insights.

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Understanding Vulnerability and Imposter Syndrome

“Having found similar learnings in the most different of places, arriving on the south coast this week brought another uniformity home. Those who have impressed – and left the greatest impression on – us have been driven by a consistent set of characteristics…”, by David Slemen.

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Sharing The Performance Window

“It would be easy to think the end of the Premier League season signaled a moment of rest and reflection. But while both may be true for some players, coaches and fans, for performance leaders it is most certainly a time of reflection without rest…”, by David Slemen.

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Understanding The Performance Window

Transfer Windows give moments of focus for teams to recruit on-field talent.  But arguably an equally sizeable competitive advantage comes from developing this talent, ensuring everyone in the team can improve to create an environment of continuous development and learning. We call that, The Performance Window…

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The Man in the Arena

“I shared an episode of one of my favourite performance podcasts – Finding Mastery by Michael Gervais – in our newsletter this week. The session, featuring Brené Brown, has particular resonance given how it ties in with a quote we have framed in the office…”, by David Slemen.

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