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It's not always easy to embrace life, to get up and go, to follow your dreams and make things happen imagine how much more difficult it must be to achieve your dreams after suffering from cancer as a teenager and losing your leg. But that's exactly what Marc Woods did. Marc overcame his challenges and went on to become a four times Paralympic Gold medalist. It's that determination and dedication that Marc shares with us in this powerful book. His inspiring story is the motivation we all need to start being the best we can be. This fully updated Second Edition includes a new chapter on Resilience, exploring the challenges of facing change and how to have the right attitude to cope with both change that you can choose, and as well as change that you may not have any control over.
About The Author
Marc Woods was a member of the British swimming team for 17 years winning 33 international medals. His left leg was amputated below the knee when he was 17 and he has gone on to these extraordinary achievements despite this. He was a founding member of the British Athletes Council and serves on the Board of the Youth Sport Trust.
He now runs works extensively with individuals, teams and global businesses, encouraging them to develop best practice within their given areas of interest.
Approximately 25,000 people each year watch him deliver his inspirational presentations. His current client list includes Barclays, BMW, BP, Ceridian, Department for Criminal Justice, Ernst & Young, Goldman Sachs, GSK, Home Office, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Lloyds TSB, Novartis, National Probation Services, Pfizer, Roche, RBS, Sage, SAB Millar, Univar, UnumProvident, Visa and Zurich.
Marc also runs SladenWoods, a development consultancy running programmes to bring about improvements in performance, developing inspirational leaders, building high performing teams and accelerating organisational change.
Table Of Contents
Introduction: What if?
Living Proactively: Don't let life happen to you
Personal Responsibility: The best you can be
Goal Setting: Ever onwards
Motivation: What gets you out of bed?
Teamwork: All or nothing
Communication: Loud and clear
Adversity: Going under?
Role Models: A helping hand
Prejudice: Challenging misconceptions
That Little Bit Extra: What does success look like?
Resilience: Hanging tough
Afterword: A call to arms
About Marc Woods