Category Archives: Reflection

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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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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To give

Tweet To give to others, you have to remember to give to yourself too: time, attention, help, love.

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