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Interview with Peter Jensen: High performance lessons from the Olympic lab


Eamon Devlin interviews Peter Jensen Ph.D., 10x Olympic trainer and Canadian sports coach. During the call we discussed:

• How to deal with set backs and challenges.

• The importance of thinking on your feet to improve your independant performance.

• The 'Pirate Ship' analogy.

• Peter shared some great stories from his impressive career as a sports coach.

Peter has attended nine Olympic games as a member of the Canadian Olympic team and has helped numerous athletes achieve high performance levels under intense pressure, including four consecutive medal winning Women’s Olympic Hockey teams. With Olympic-level sport as a laboratory, he has developed a deep understanding of what it takes to be a successful leader of high performers.

Zoë Devlin's drawing representing Peter Jensen with the Canadian flag, Olympic rings, Guinness and more.
©  Zoë Devlin 2020/2021

Relevant links:

Peter Jensen's website - Click here

Peter's book - The Winning Factor: Inspire Gold-Medal Performance in Your Employees

Peter's book - Ignite the Third Factor

Peter's book - Fierce Conversations: Achieving success in work and in life, one conversation at a time

  • Topics
  • independent performance
  • Olympics
  • performance
  • Peter Jensen
  • pirate ship
  • sport
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