"What can you do to make the situation better?"

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” Barack Obama Before you read on, think of something that frustrates you, preferably something that really frustrates you (not someone, some-thing), keep it in your…

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Science in sport or sport in science: My no. 1 interview question for applied sport science

For more performance insights join us at the https://www.supportingchampions.co.uk/3iworkshops Previous blogs in this series 1. Introduction 2. Making an impressive impression 3. Touch, pause and engage “Actions are the seeds of fate, deeds grow into destiny.” Harry Truman My favourite and, I think my most discriminating practitioner question at interview is the plainly simple, “How…

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Carl Sagan - Pale Blue Dot

If you ever wonder what are we doing here?, why we do what we do?, what is it that we really get from the the Olympics other than a goosebump workout? is there a God?, should I have one more biscuit?, what is excess nostril hair for? (you know the big questions) Read these words…

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Touch, Pause and Engage*: What you might expect at the start of an applied sports science interview.

For more performance insights join us at the https://www.supportingchampions.co.uk/3iworkshops Previous blogs in this series 1. Introduction 2. Making an impressive impression “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” Lao Tzu The interviewing begins and the selectors welcome you. There are reams of work written on polite small-talk (“Where are you…

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