Even before the closing ceremony in Rio and
the celebrations were really underway, questions were being asked about the sustainability of the British Olympic achievements. Undoubtedly incremental investment has played a key role in the remarkable success story that is Team GB but investment alone does not guarantee winners...

What other factors contributed to that success and how can leaders and managers transfer the learning
from the sporting arena, to an organisational one? What lessons, if any, can businesses learn from how elite sports men and women deliver the very best performance when it matters most?
The Institute of Leadership and Management and Will it Make the Boat Go Faster?

Round Table Event...
Olympians Ben Hunt-Davis, Pam Relph and Cath Bishop joined leadership and performance experts to explore the elusive X.
In this session Kate Cooper of the Institute of Leadership and Management
and Chris Martin of Will It Make e Boat Go Faster will present the key findings
from the round table discussions offering valuable insights into the learning that
can be transfered from sporting to organisational arenas.


Ben Hunt-Davis


Since retiring from competitive sport in 2000, Ben has worked as a keynote speaker and performance consultant at his company, Will It Make The Boat Go Faster? His clients have included many of the FTSE 100 companies and also entrepreneurial leaders. Ben still helps to run international rowing events and has been involved with five Olympic Games in various roles. When Ben’s rowing eight, won gold at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, it was the first time that Great Britain had done this since 1912.

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