The difference that
makes the difference.

Ensure your people perform at their best. High-Performance Coaching, Mental Health, Resilience and Stress Management solutions on Merseyside and West Cheshire.
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We develop your people to respond better to challenges,

Perform to a higher level – daily,

Be happier and more fulfilled doing so.


Unshakable mind.

Lead with clarity.

Resilience is not something to be called upon when a struggle hits, in an attempt to bounce back. Being resilient is a culmination of instilling internal resources to allow you, and your team to perform in any conditions.



A more resillient mindset will enable more positive outcomes even on days when things are not going your way.


Create strategies that enable you and your team to cope, lead, and deliver in high-pressure situations.


Adapt behaviours.

Take ownership.

Any high-level performer that lacks self-awareness will struggle to perform at the top. Enhancing the level of character of you and your team possess increases positive outcomes in all circumstances.


Your views and behaviours will be challenged enabling new ways of thinking, creating more positive outcomes. If you do what you have always did you'll get what you have always got.


Taking ownership of your communication, actions and decisions will increase positive outcomes. From your ability to influence, to your business, to your relationships.

Catalyst Develops Optimisation - Personal, corporate and elite sports development coaching in the North West. Helping you and your team achieve excellence in all aspects of business and life. - Daniel Bourne

As an individual or team in any setting, self-awareness is key to high performance.

Increasing awareness of these fundamental principles ensures the basics are done extremely well. Leading to overall improvements in all areas. If the basics are not done well how can you achieve excellence?
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From years of coaching and mentoring individuals in the military towards excellence – Daniel can help you.


Daniel’s approach to coaching takes into account quality of life while setting conditions for increased performance.


Daniel has a diverse background that enables him to identify and understand situations quickly.


Daniel’s coaching and resilience programming and frameworks will make any team more effective.


Achieve excellence and excel in all aspects of work and life.

Catalyst D-O is a company dedicated to helping SME’s ensure their people perform at their best. We focus on 3 key areas.

One to One High-Performance Coaching

High- Performance coaching involves the creation of reflective space to allow connection to one's self, searching for deep meaning. This enhancing of self-awareness can be directed towards specific areas for improvement or used as a sounding board for thoughts, ideas, and issues in a safe and confidential, environment. This is achieved with regular coaching sessions in a frequency to best meet your needs.

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Mental Health, Resilience, Stress Management Solutions

Mental Health challenges are the leading cause of performance related issues in the UK, an issue that must receive more focus. As a business leader, you are leaking profitability and failing your organisation by not having proactive systems and strategies to promote individuals and teams to maintain positive mental health. This is achieved by working towards the core standards set out in the 'Thriving at work report'.

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Bespoke Resilience, Stress-Management workshops

Control your attention. A bespoke team well-being/ stress management or resilience workshop is a fantastic way to build your resources, as a team. Improving your performance under pressure. The workshops are delivered with the needs of your organisation in mind, taking into account challenges you will face together. Workshops are designed to develop on your personal, team, & leadership resilience resources.

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Former Commando Physical Trainer in the Corps of Royal Engineers.

The key to high-performance is all about doing the basics well.

Daniel has many years of experience developing high-performance individuals and teams in the military. After surviving a rigorous deployment to Afghanistan at 21 years of age as a high-risk assurance searcher with many close calls. The role consisted of clearing roads of improvised explosive devices (IEDs), mines, searching buildings, compounds for IEDs, suspected terrorists for bomb-making paraphernalia and other terrorist-related articles. He is an expert in handling psychological factors in life and developed pathways for high performance and resilience.

He is a coach, trainer, mentor, and stress management/resilience consultant. Passionate about all things to do with the great tapestry that is leadership and human performance with a large focus on mental health and wellbeing.

He has a diverse skillset becoming a Commando at 20 years old, spending 13 years in the Army with roles such as physical trainer, leadership trainer, mentor and coach. Trained as a Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) practitioner, Mental Health First Aider (MHFA) and Health and Safety Advisor he can cater to all your resilience, stress management and high-performance needs. As an NLP practitioner, he is trained how to model high performers and in turn, set conditions to attempt to replicate success.

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Get the answers to your high-performance solutions questions.

Where is Daniel based?

Daniel is based in the north west of England on the Wirral conveniently located in touching distance to Liverpool and Chester.

Who is your ideal client?

SME’s and Business owners looking to perform at their highest, This could be through coaching or advise on resilience/ stress management.

What will you do to make my team more Resilient?

Through working together, developing strategies, working towards the thriving at work report, we can create pathways for you and your team to perform better and be happier.

I am not based in Merseyside or West Cheshire, can we still work together?

Of course! High Performace coaching can be done via skype, zoom and many other mediums although face to face is preferable. Alternatively, Daniel will be happy to travel to your organisation if expenses and time are covered.


If you want to achieve excellence in all aspects of life,

I will help.

Ready to take the next step? Arrange your free consultation with Daniel today.

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