“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 focused on getting ...
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 Consultant ...
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 take a moment, ...
What does gender equality look like in sport?
How does it feel? When does it occur?
“When girls and women around the world have the same opportunities and an equal voice in their roles as participants, coaches and leaders, sport will be at its best,” says Canadian Olympic Committee President Tricia Smith.
It’s empowering to have ...
the going gets tough, what does your inner voice say? ‘Do better, improve, push
the pain away?’
As high-performers, we know the voice well. We listen because this ‘inner critical coach’ is motivating, brave and can drive us to succeed. But, if the voice is too loud we risk blocking out other important messages we need to ...
Thanks to you, Olympic Lab 2018 was an awesome experience.
Sure, the event brought us together through team
building (don’t worry the plastic-straw-ramp-building projects were recycled),
it inspired us, and gave us tools for better preparation. But, as we continue
to let our life’s purpose lead us, the lessons we learned at Lab will ...
How are you doing? Really, how are you doing? If it’s been a while since you asked yourself that
question, let today be a reminder to get the conversation going, with yourself
and with others.
Though Jan 30 is just another 24 hours on what is surely a busy calendar, it also marks Bell’s annual Let’s Talk Day. As focused high-perfo...
In sport, moving forward is what we do. But to see clearly what’s
ahead, we sometimes need a long look back.
That time is now.
Sure, reflection is already a big part of our goal-oriented lives
as we constantly ask ourselves: What went wrong? What went right? Where can I
gain a competitive edge? We improve. We focus. We move forward. ...
There is no question, you will be prepared for Games. But, will the Games be prepared for you?
It depends on how accurate, timely and complete your Games profile is. The good news is that you can simply log into The Bridge now, put this necessary step behind you, and continue to focus on the big task at hand: preparing and qualifying for ...
This is the second instalment in an ongoing series based on your identified Olympic-performance Difference Makers: Games Specific Planning, Team Dynamics and Individual Resiliency.
As high performers, we naturally trust the data. And with our advances in sport science, the data is good, perhaps even great. We scrutinize, analyze ...