Discover the spirit of endurance and adventure with James Cracknell OBE, speaker, Olympic gold medalist, world champion, and adventurer extraordinaire.
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Fostering Resilient Teams
Fostering resilient teams is truly about daily behaviours, habits and communication styles focussed on creating an environment that minimises emotional resilience drains and gives opportunities to recharge. boost team's spirit, energy and motivation.
The session is anchored in science and very practical so that participants leave with a good understanding of what low resilience looks like, how change affects resilience and most importantly with a set of tools to foster better resilience within their teams.
The session is organised around 3 themes: 1- Signs of low resilience: 2- Manage your inner leader: the message 3- Resilient communication: how to deliver the message
Embracing Excellence: The 2024 Paris Olympics Journey
This speech explores the inspiring journeys of athletes preparing for the 2024 Paris Olympics. It focuses on their rigorous training, personal sacrifices, and the mental and physical resilience required to compete at the highest level, celebrating their dedication and the spirit of the Olympic Games.
James Cracknell OBE | Speaker Biography
With two Olympic gold medals, and six world championship titles James Cracknell OBE is an inspiring sportsman, athlete and adventurer.In 2010, James Cracknell took on America- racing to cycle, run, row and swim from LA to New York in record time. It was during this trip that James suffered a near fatal accident after being struck from behind by a truck while cycling through Arizona. After a difficult six-month recovery period, James went to the Canadian Yukon, completing The Coldest Race on Earth. These stunning adventures transmitted as 'Unstoppable: The James Cracknell Trilogy' on Discovery.Following this, James's did a series for Discovery, 'World's Toughest Expeditions'. The series sees James pushing himself to the limit of endurance.James has also successfully completed the gruelling Amundsen Omega3 South Pole Race with friend Ben Fogle and Dr Ed Coats and The race across The Atlantic, again with Ben Fogle . Both journeys were aired on the BBC and were accompanied by the books, Race to the Pole (MacMillan) and The Crossing.James' recent programming saw him and Ben cross the Empty Quarter on camelback, which aired on the BBC in 2013, Ben & James Versus the Arabian Desert.When not crossing oceans and continents, James is in demand as an entertaining corporate and motivational host. Not to mention training for marathons, the Great North Run and many other races in the UK.James is Vice President of the Charity 'Headway' and has been appointed to lead Policy Exchange work on obesity and physical activity.