The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are in full swing in Rio de Janeiro! There’s so much we can learn from the Games about training and development, as there’s no better example of the power of great training than these incredible feats of athleticism. Here are five ways we can apply Olympic training strategies in our own organizations:
Think about the future, but focus on the present.
For Olympic hopefuls, long-term planning is just as important as short-term performance. Many develop highly detailed training schedules for the entire four years leading up to the games to ensure they reach specific performance goals, but at the same time, they’re hyper-focused on meeting today’s training goals.