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 phases of the past ...
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 it's hard to ...
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 before Lima 2019, ...
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 sport landscape is
changing, and it’s affecting your life.
rights. Funding. Team selection. Marketing. Wellness. Fair play. Policy. Sport
development. Olympic readiness. These are some examples of issues that
decision-makers in our sporting universe address every day. And, no matter
what, their decisions will impact your ...
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 ...