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The Art of Being Courageous

In the play “No Exit” by Jean-Paul Sartre, some people become trapped in one room, no windows, crowded together and unable to leave. Having spent much time here, a door opens and they are free to leave. However, they remain because the unknown was too risky and filled with perceived danger. They had become comfortable…
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How’s Business?

Are you happy with your turnover? Are you staff motivated? Are you meeting goals? Tired of people blaming lack of progress on the recession? At HPD we have a cure for all over the above. It is something we hear on a regular basis and have developed solutions to help get your staff motivated and…
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Are you fit for business?

We all live busy lifestyles these days. However many people in high stress jobs do not have a good work/life balance which impacts negatively on their own personal health and well being. Furthermore it has a detrimental effect on their ability to achieve in the working environment. This can impact heavily on your business and…
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What We Do at High Performance Development

Our leadership and development training programmes are designed to ensure that individuals and teams attain higher levels of performance. It is our goal to make sure your staff leave more motivated and more capable of achieving. It is more crucial than ever for staff to be highly motivated and equipped with the correct tools to achieve great…
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Why Leadership Development Matters

We are currently finalising dates for our FREE Autumn Series of Leadership Seminars which will feature some incredible speakers. Make sure you register here for all the details. Why does leadership development matter to your organisation and what are the benefits? Numerous in-depth studies have reached the same conclusion: Organisations that invest in leadership development perform better than those who…
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Operation Commando

Are you ready to undertake a mission with the royal marines that will test your physical endurance, mental ability, teamwork and leadership skills? Operation Commando takes place from the 5th to the 7th of October. Gather an elite team of four friends and join the Royal Marines for a weekend at Bluestone National Park resort in Pembrokeshire,…
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Commando 999 Responding Together

We wanted to take a moment and raise awareness for the new charity we will be working with. The charity is Commando 999 and it is dedicated to former Royal Marines Commando’s who currently serve (or have served) with any of the UK emergency services. It is a charity very close to our hearts here at HPD.…
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Get the WOW Factor

We offer a range of unique WOW Factors to develop your teams leadership, decision making, communication and planning skills. This ability to plan under pressure is particularly valuable for teams working in high pressure environments. They construct a supportive teamwork and help teams build a play to win! It’s not simply enough for a team…
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Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight

“Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight,” observed Thomas Carlyle, the 19th-century Scottish essayist and historian. Carlyle’s words could be used to describe many companies where employees struggle to meet demands. This can be avoided by giving employees the skills and experience they need to flourish. More importantly it means your workforce is equipped…
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Graduate Development: making an impact

Using the impact in the right way It’s important for everyone to understand how what they say and do has an impact on other people – upwards, downwards and with peers. Getting it right is rewarding, but takes some effort and thought – and that’s where HPD comes in. Graduates on our programme are invited…
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