The Tougher Minds Podcast - Well-being, performance, leadership and change experts.

The Tougher Minds Podcast - Well-being, performance, leadership and change experts.

We are well-being, performance, leadership and change experts. We offer award-winning, practical, effective and highly engaging training to help everybody improve resilience, well-being, and personal and team performance. It is for all aspects of work, education and life. Tougher Minds was founded by Dr. Jon Finn, and has been developed by the Tougher Minds team over the last decade. The consultancy works with business, universities, schools and sport. It provides award-winning, practical, effective and highly engaging training to help everybody improve resilience, well-being and personal performance. For all aspects of work, education and life.These podcasts cover a range of our work in Business, Education and Family. We also offer advice and insight.... Show More

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Tougher Minds Founder Dr. Jon Finn explains how reflection and planning is a great way to begin improving your well-being and performance.

This will be especially helpful and beneficial if working from home is causing stress and lack of productivity.

Dr Finn also explains more about the “Me Power Planner”. This is a tried and tested proprietary Tougher Minds method for effective reflection and planning. 

We also give details of how yo...

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In the first of a special series of podcasts, Tougher Minds Founder Dr. Jon Finn talks about how we can maintain our well-being and productivity at this very challenging time.

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This is a special release of the Tougher Minds Masterclass, "The Greatest Human Strength - the science of well-being & performance."


In this Tougher Minds Masterclass about The Greatest Human Strength we will explain:

  • How we can be healthier, happier and at our best more often in our work and life.
  • How to make small changes in our lives which allow us to develop NEW helpful habits.
  • We also will explain more about happiness ...
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    In this podcast, we talk to Tougher Minds founder Dr. Jon Finn.

    We discuss the publication of a report from the consultancy Deloitte which was compiled in partnership with the UK mental health charity, Mind.

    The report highlights the cost to employers and businesses of people suffering poor mental health. It also emphasises how this affects personal and collective productivity.

    We also discuss:

  • How people and businesses face wellbeing ...
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    This is a special podcast about the Me Power Academy.

    It's the new online programme for families, teachers and schools who believe in young people’s potential. It’s for anyone who wants to help children, families, teachers and school communities to be healthy, happy and be their best. 

    Me Power Academy will help people flourish in the face of life’s challenges. It is based on Tougher Minds' award-winning education programmes ...

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    Dr. Jon Finn discusses the Amazon documentary ‘All or Nothing’ which offers an inside view of Premier League Champions Manchester City. Dr. Finn explains how manager Pep Guardiola creates a culture that consistently delivers world-class performances.

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    We talk about Silicon Valley entrepreneur Elon Musk, who made headlines earlier this year.

    His social media comments about his company, Tesla, and a recent appearance on another podcast have also attracted criticism and controversy. Musk shed light on what is clearly a demanding lifestyle which seems to be preventing him resting properly (and perhaps sleeping properly too).

    Tougher Minds founder Dr. Jon Finn discusses this and explai...

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    November 11, 2018 11 min

    In this podcast Tougher Minds Founder Dr. Jon Finn explains how setting a BIG HAIRY AUDACIOUS GOAL will lead to success in your life and work. 

    He discusses Georgia Hall, who became only the third British winner of The Women's British Open Golf since the event became a ‘Major’.

    After her victory, she revealed she had indeed set a Big Hairy Audacious Goal to guide and shape her future efforts in her chosen endeavour.

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    Cyclist Geraint Thomas’ victory in. the 2018 Tour de France provided a number  performance insights. 

    In this podcast, Tougher Minds Founder Dr. Jon Finn explains how these can benefit individuals and teams, and apply to work and everyday life. 



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    In this podcast Tougher Minds Founder and Managing Director Dr. Jon Finn explains what can business learn from the England football manager’s approach to leadership.

    He discusses how Gareth Southgate lead his team at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

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    In this podcast we discuss the Tougher Minds Team Power Coaching programme for Leaders. Are you a leader, or future leader, who wants to enhance your ability to engage your people and empower them to grow, develop and support each other to be their best? Find out more here: www.tougherminds.co.uk/leadership-coaching/
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    In this podcast, Dr. Jon Finn looks ahead to the forthcoming Tougher Minds Talk in central Leeds: “How to create powerful teams – the surprising truth.” Dr Finn talks more about Tougher Minds’ Team Power programmes and we also hear from two senior figures in business who have experienced Tougher Minds training. “How to create powerful teams – the surprising truth” takes place on June 21st (6.15pm start). Tickets are free but pla...
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    April 24, 2018 23 min
    We talk to Jon Finn, Tougher Minds founder and MD. Jon spoke about a recent presentation he gave to people in the tech industry. It is a sector of industry that can present a range of challenges for wellbeing and personal performance. We also discussed the new free Team Power guide, on the Tougher Minds website. It has been created to give an overview of a new Tougher Minds training programme.
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    March 12, 2017 29 min
    We discuss the recent BBC Panorama programme Sleepless Britain. It highlighted the very serious consequences of sleep deprivation for many UK families. In this podcast, Tougher Minds founder and managing director Dr. Jon Finn explains more and discusses how Tougher Minds is working to help people of all ages tackle this critical issue and improve their sleep habits.
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    Improve your well-being and performance by learning from Andy Murray's rise to the top of the tennis world in 2016. Plus, simple and practical tips to be better and feel better in 2017. Also, we discuss how Tougher Minds is helping a growing number of schools and businesses. In this special Tougher Minds podcast, the consultancy's founder and MD Dr. Jon Finn is joined by Tougher minds Head of Education Andrew Foster and Pr...
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    In this Tougher Minds podcast we’re discussing the concepts that underpin the process of becoming a high performer and developing excellence in your chosen field or endeavour. The discussion is based on a chapter of our FREE eBook The Elite Business Athlete. The book explains how performance secrets from global sporting icons can be beneficial and transformative for everyone. It’s free to downoad from tougherminds.co.uk. To begin ...
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    August 3, 2016 12 min
    Building beneficial business habits - in this Tougher Minds podcast we look at the consultancy's work in business and industry. We gain an insight into how powerful concepts from psychology can be used to help build beneficial habits to improve personal performance. We also hear from people who have benefitted from Tougher Minds business training programmes.
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    Confidence, and how to manage it, is the theme of this Tougher Minds podcast. We discuss how Olympic and double World Heptathlon Champion Jessica Ennis-Hill managed her levels of confidence after suffering a major set-back in her career, which many people are unaware of.
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