Category Archives: Performance

Mistakes, Facilitation and Coaching Olympic All Stars – Arjan Vos

Tweet Arjan Vos is a Dutch women’s water polo coach and was responsible for a diverse squad at Queensland Academy of Sport. Some members of the squad were just beginning their elite water polo journeys as teenagers. Two of them … Continue reading

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Tatiana Grigorieva – Transitions, Fear and Willingness

Tweet Tatiana Grigorieva is an Olympic silver medallist (in pole vault, Sydney 2000), mother, coach, entrepreneur and all round fascinating person. In this interview I did for the Queensland Academy of Sport Action TV series, we explore: the transitions that have … Continue reading

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The Art of Learning: Fractals, Water Polo and Marketing Templates

Tweet “We do not learn from experience, but from reflecting on the experience.” – John Dewey [This post started out as a book review and became a reflection on my own experiences of learning. The idea of fractal learning is … Continue reading

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Go Slow to Go Fast – a Business Lesson from Water Polo

Tweet When I was up to my eyeballs in water polo, a part of my training was weekly martial arts sessions with Andy Sutton. Back in early 2002 he introduced me to the principle: “Go slow to go fast.” This … Continue reading

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Implementing Role Practice – A 24 second Why to and How to Guide for Business

Tweet A friend of mine asked me a question the other day: What are the most important things you’ve implemented in your business? It got me thinking… So I’m starting a series of posts to answer the question. For the … Continue reading

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How to Discover “Native Genius” – Taking action on Multipliers

Tweet This is a follow up on my previous blog post, the 4 Key leadership learnings from Multipliers. On Monday this week, Adam organised a “Native Genius” session for one of our Bluewire Media monthly meetings. It was a cracker! … Continue reading

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