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There’s a lot of focus in the sports world on looking at environment and techniques to help sports professionals perform at their best, in high pressure situations.
As within the business world, high performance on the field often equates to commercial success. Sports professionals invest significant time and energy into understanding their physical, mental and emotional states and how these relate to performance.
What can the business world learn from the significant research available from the sports arena to support and improve the performance of it’s employees?
Researchers asked 10 elite sports professionals and athletes for their definition of mental toughness and how it impacted their performance. Read the full article …
Survey respondents recently gave their views on the characteristics required to work in the digital sector relating to performance and mental toughness.
The top three performance characteristics they gave:
82% of respondents considered themselves above average or mentally tough most of the time.
Nearly 70% of the group surveyed stated that more mental toughness is required to work in digital than in government, non for profit or retail sectors while just over 60% said the same for real estate.
n=210, Business Concerto research, November 2010 – January 2011