SPECIALIST IN TEAM DYNAMICS AND LEADERSHIP
At Cognite, our passion lies in understanding human behaviour and how it impacts performance. We strive to make psychology accessible and applicable to everyone, empowering our clients to enhance their mindset, performance and well-being.
Whether you are an athlete striving for peak performance, a team looking to enhance collaboration and innovation, or a business leader seeking to improve your leadership skills, we are here to help.
By harnessing the power of psychology, we help organisations, leaders and teams tap into their full potential. Our work is centred around three primary areas:
The big picture thinking
behind why you do
what you do
Understanding your people and embracing what each individual brings to the collective
Applying the principles of psychology to create high-performance environments
THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF PROFESSIONAL SPORT
Cognite’s founder, Tom Young, is a Performance Psychologist (C.Psychol, HCPC) who specialises in team dynamics and leadership.
Tom has extensive experience in working with both teams and individuals at the highest level of professional sport, providing psychological support to organisations and individuals from the world of rugby, football, athletics, and golf.
Tom has recently been part of the coaching team to European Tour and Ryder Cup golfer Tommy Fleetwood. He has also worked as a consultant for St Helens R.F.C., Everton F.C., the Belgian football federation, and the European Ryder Cup team.
Tom’s academic research interests have focused on the leadership practices of high-profile coaches from various elite sports worldwide, including rugby union, rugby league, football, cricket, and American football.
‘The Making of a Leader’ by Tom Young is a unique, inspiring guide to leadership in high-performance environments, based on interviews and experiences from the cutting edge of elite sport.
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COGNITE PROJECTS AND PARTNERSHIPS
Our approach is grounded in the latest research from performance psychology, neuroscience and organisational excellence. Our own research, examining leadership in elite sport gives us a unique insight into what it takes to truly drive high performance.
Led by chartered psychologists, we combine a robust academic background with the real life experience of applying these principles across a number of sectors, including business, sport and education.
From keynotes and workshops to online learning, personal coaching and long term projects, we work with you to create sustainable development for your people with their specific needs in mind.