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“Focusing on our own strengths is what, in fact, makes us
This notion from renowned thinker Simon Sinek is important to consider for an expert high-performer like you. After all, it goes without saying that strength and Olympic success co-exist. And it also goes without saying your next 10 months will be ...
Don’t wait for something to be difficult before learning to deal
That’s the message resilience experts say every Tokyo-2020 bound athlete and coach should be carving into their Olympic preparation plan.
“Developing resilience is not only about making (each other) uncomfortable,” says Mental Performance ...
In less than 48 hours,
when Team Canada marches into the stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the
2019 Pan Am Games, you will be there — in person or in spirit. In fact, so too
will every other person who has represented Team Canada … at any Games.
is what we do. As teammates (past, present and future) we rise ...
You’ve done some incredible work and taken major steps to get here; making final preparations to express yourself as a member of Team Canada at the Pan Am Games. But, before that happens, much work still lies ahead to carry out your plan to meet your objectives in Lima and during this important pre-Olympic season.
“You are ...
sport really change the world? The answer is yes, because of you.
Canadian and an ambassador of the Olympic Movement, you are creating positive
change through sport every day. So, thanks. It’s not easy to do, especially
when things can be politically troubling around the world. That’s why it’s
important to ...
In the eyes of the world, Canada is commonly seen as a diverse, welcoming and generally inclusive place. When it comes to sport, we are even revered as progressive.
historically here at home, the truth is … we have not always been. And we have
a long way to go.
"We acknowledge the oppression and discrimination ...
people-first attitude leads to better Olympic performances.
it seems simple. But, as easy as it sounds, it’s just as easy to forget when
the pressure to perform is heavy. Putting people first is a
clear-and-actionable takeaway you have emphasized as a key factor during the
planning, execution and de-briefing ...
High-performance is simple, if you are committed to being fully prepared.
“I wake up every morning with a list of tasks in my head, all focused on getting better,” said Four-time Olympian, two-time medallist and London 2012 Team Canada Flag Bearer Simon Whitfield about Games preparation. “The task doesn’t care if ...
You got this, right?! Of course you do. Helping high-performing
athletes, teams and mission staff prepare for and deliver at the biggest
sporting event in the world is what you do best! In fact, ‘high-performance’
describes your job perfectly.
But, does it describe you?
In these quickly passing weeks and months ...