Going the distance: what we can learn from athletes about staying the course

athletes resilience wellbeing

Resilience is about pacing yourself, knowing when to apply the power, when to recover and how to stay the course and perform to your best - and no one knows more about this than elite athletes. Research on the psychological resilience of Olympic champions by David Fletcher and Dr Mustafa Sarkar (i) suggests that the ability to persevere and overcome setbacks is a key component in achieving their goals. Adopt an elite athlete’s mindset (whether you want to do the physical training is up to you!) to increase your performance in the workplace and you’ll benefit from the drivers and tricks that...

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