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Momentum Event: Transferable Learning

Managers can learn from leadership of sports activities. In this entertaining event, John Neal explains how lessons from competitive sport can be transferred to business leaders. Focusing on the parallels between sports coaching and business coaching; the passion of sport and the theory of business.

The day will look at the latest research conducted within sports and business focusing on neuro psychological methods to improve performance for individuals and teams. We will look at a range of performance areas including decision-making, pressure, leadership and team effectiveness.

This transferable leadership event has been designed to engage you in the learning and challenge your thinking through a series of exercise and activities including debate, discussion, video clips and real life issues from the world of sports. Do not expect to sit and listen for too long, do bring your curiosity and willingness to step outside of your normal learning style...please also bring along a tennis ball or similar!

The Presenter - John Neal

John Neal

John is a member of Ashridge faculty and is Director of the Sport Business Initiative at Ashridge, teaching motivation, team work, leadership, wellness, coaching, lifestyle planning and personal performance.

John works on a consultancy basis for a number of organisations in both the public and private arenas in the areas of personal and team performance through the medium of experiential coaching. John's area of expertise is to actively promote the art of development coaching and the parallels between sports coaching and business coaching.

Currently John is lead tutor on the UK Sport Elite Coaching and mentor programme and his work is underpinned by ground-breaking research in neuroscience and learning conducted at Ashridge. John is also active as a psycho-physiologist at Lord’s and coaching consultant to the national rugby teams of England and Wales, as well as St. Helens Rugby League club, Ospreys, Bristol and Wasps RFC. He has written for the BBC and is the author of two books in the field of personal performance. He is a regular media contributor upon the topics of motivation, coaching and personal performance.

Essential Information

Date: Friday 21 November 2014
Time: 10.00 – 16.00
Venue: Ashridge Business School
Fee: £175 + VAT

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