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Sep 24
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What Could You Learn From A Four-Time World Champion?

Claire O’Hara is a four-time world freestyle kayak and squirt boat champion. As well as her four world titles, Claire also won the World Cup in 2012 and added another European Championship to her CV. As a result, Claire is currently the world number 1 in her sport. Impressive as that may be, what can business leaders learn from Claire O’Hara?

Interestingly, Claire has become the world number 1 with just a fraction of the resources & funding available to her competitors.

Sep 18
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What Could You Learn From A Twice Michelin Starred Chef?

Kenny Atkinson has been awarded two coveted Michelin stars, as well as winning the Chef of the Year at the Catays and winning the BBC TV series, Great British Menu, two years running. This phenomenal record makes Kenny one of the most highly respected chefs in the country. Although this all sounds very impressive, what insights can business leaders gain from a world class chef?

Sep 7
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What Could You Learn From The World Barista Champion?

James Hoffmann was crowned world barista champion in 2007. He then went on the train the two subsequent world champions. James is now regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on coffee. That’s all very impressive, but what can you learn from the world’s best barista?

Although James Hoffmann is very skilled at making coffee, he has a skill that I believe is even more powerful.

Aug 8
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What Has Made Team GB So Successful?

Have we simply got a wealth of sporting talent? Is this just a crop of athletes with exceptional natural talent? Are they just lucky? Are they gaining some form of 'super-power' from the crowds that are cheering them on?

Why is it that some sports are incredibly successful and others seem to be lagging behind? Are British athletes simply born to ride bicycles?

Aug 8
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How To Shine Has Arrived!

How to Shine...

"Captures the very essence of what makes people exceptional, and contains many valuable insights and lessons for anyone who aspires to achieve their true potential". Chris Cook, Double Olympian and Double Commonwealth Champion.

Jul 18
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What's The Next Area of Innovation For Businesses?

“We’ve stripped out costs, tightened up our process and become lean… and we still need more!”

What’s The Next Dimension for Business Leaders?

Jun 26

How Valuable Is Mental Toughness In Your Business?

Simon Hartley

Be World Class

We hear the words Mental Toughness used a lot these days. Sports coaches have long-understood the benefit of having players who have mental strength, grit, determination, hunger, drive, fire and spirit. It seems that businesses are also starting becoming acutely aware how valuable these qualities are in their people.

Whichever words we use, it seems that Mental Toughness is becoming very highly prized.

Jun 25
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Lift The Lid on World Class Performance

Imagine if you could take a look inside a world champion’s mind. If you could lift the lid, and peer inside the head of a world record breaker, what would you see? What is it that enables the world’s best to achieve extraordinary feats? What makes them tick? How do they think? Imagine how that knowledge could help you and your team. What could it do for your performance and results?

Would you like to take a look?

The Be World Class Conference gives you a unique insight into world class performance.

Apr 25
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Where Does World Class Performance Start?

Maybe it starts with a ‘P’....

Apr 18
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Being World Class - It's PDA not DNA

Being World Class - It’s PDA, not DNA

by Simon Hartley, Be World Class

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