Former GB rower Cath Bishop – ‘I was left with that sort of perennial silver-medal torment’ – Daily Telegraph

Cath Bishop remembers the journey home from the Sydney Olympics in 2000. She was put at the back of the plane which transported Great Britain’s athletes home, sick to the stomach because she had finished ninth – two places worse than at her previous Games in Atlanta 1996…. Read More >

How to get better at learning: lessons from an Olympian – Trainingzone.co.uk

As an Olympic rower, I didn’t learn to make the boat go faster and become a world-class athlete by going to a lecture theatre and learning about the theory of the rowing stroke. Nor did I go to a poorly carpeted hotel conferencing suite and learn about different ways in which that theory could be …

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Mastering the art of negotiation – Association of MBAs

There is no magic formula to negotiation, says Cath Bishop, it’s a process of experimentation, learning, and developing a sophisticated lens through which you view each negotiating situation Whether it was working out which member of the family was most likely to give you a biscuit or how to persuade that girl on the swings …

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How To Be More Productive – SLOAN! Magazine

Dr. Cath Bishop is Senior Performance Consultant at Will It Make The Boat Go Faster, a performance and leadership consultancy specialising in high performing senior teams. Here she discusses productivity and what it really takes to be more productive. Dr Cath Bishop is Senior Performance Consultant at Will It Make The Boat Go Faster What’s the …

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The impact of high staff turnover on company culture – HRDConnect.com

Drawing on her unique combination of experience, Cath Bishop delves into the resilience and leadership required to manage staff turnover. High turnover is an obstacle that many businesses face, to understand the true cost of this, and how businesses can adjust their culture to reduce their turnover, HRD Connect heard from Cath Bishop, Senior Performance …

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Politics and the performance mindset: Why Britain needs a Crazy Goal – TrainingJournal.com

High performance athletes spend a lot of time overcoming impossible situations and finding ways to achieve what has never been achieved before. Without getting drawn into the politics, there’s a lot that today’s Government might learn from athletes. In amidst the egos, the points of principle and the vying claims for what is most democratic, …

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Productivity: Is it about working hours or is it about performance? -trainingjournal.com

In high performance sport, the goal is performance, not counting gruelling hours spent at the gym. The same approach could be translated into the workplace, where again the goal should be performance, not hours or days worked. This approach fits the increasing number of examples of companies raising productivity by moving to four-day weeks or working …

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