Tag Archives: Olympics

Marathon effort

This really is going to be my last Olympic inspired blog. I was doing jobs around the house this afternoon and put the TV on to see what sport was underway. It was the marathon which has to be one … Continue reading

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Climbing the mountains

I feel another Olympics related blog. It came from hearing about a number of stories about people who have triumphed over adversity to get a medal or to get the chance to compete at such a high level. Many people … Continue reading

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An Olympic effort

It is day two of the Olympics and I am already hooked particularly after watching an hour or so of the eventing dressage phase. Obviously there has been a huge amount of controversy around the competition but what is clear … Continue reading

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Commitment, determination and a desire to succeed

The Paralympic Games is attracting huge interest as it receives extensive media coverage for the first time. There are tales of courage, grit and dedication with every competitor in every race.  I find it a totally awe-inspiring with each competition. … Continue reading

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An Olympic Effort

It was a rollercoaster couple of weeks when we celebrated the highs and lows of competitive sport in all shapes and sizes. The Olympics are now becoming a memory but there continues to be lots of talk about how to … Continue reading

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Going for gold – the Olympic feeling

I was going to resist the temptation of writing a blog about the Olympics, but in the end I gave in and these are my observations. One of the most interesting things that I have seen since the Olympics started … Continue reading

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Staff and the problems with social media

I was interested to read the National Business Ethics Survey published this week which identified that staff who are significant users of social media face more issues in the workplace. This includes facing more retaliation when acting as whistleblowers in … Continue reading

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