I recently changed this website's domain name from 'Human Performance' to 'The Performatist'. I did that for a couple of reasons. First, the original domain was local to Ireland where I live, it was not global and that means folks may not find the content. Second, the original name was not unique and did not stand out …
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What is human performance psychology? What are the core aspects of human performance and how can we utilise them to produce continuous improvement in life and work? How can we apply psychological principles to manage stress, relieve anxiety and deliver elite-level performance in business, career and …
The psychology of work is a subdivision of psychology that we can describe as the scientific study of human beings in the workplace. It concerns our relationship with work, its affects on personal wellbeing, and indeed, its broader social impact. It is the application of psychological principles to …
The ability to execute on cue in work or sport is a fundamental aspect of any high-level human performance. If you have ever been required to meet a tight deadline, conduct a task to a high proficiency under pressure, presented to an audience, or performed your sport on a big day, you'll understand …
Abraham H. Maslow, in his paper, A Theory of Human Motivation (1), said that man [the human being] is a perpetually wanting animal. There seems to be no denying this, and, in fact, it appears to be a fundamental basis for the growth of the species.
The Performatist is the one who makes a dent in the world. Whether that dent is small or large is irrelevant. What is important is that we become an active agent in our own life experience. The new material I’m writing is an exploration and an investigation of that. The term comes from Performatism, the idea proposed by philosopher John L. Austin
In the following article, we will explore the autotelic personality and the aspects of the self essential for peak experience in work, sport and indeed life. High performance in any and all domains of work and play require it, and the degree to which we may cultivate these aspects of personality will almost certainly influence our performance results. Want to become a better actor, writer, craftsperson, athlete or business person? Take into account these aspects of the autotelic personality and work daily to build them in yourself