Did you know that avoidance is the most common behaviour that New Zealanders and Australians exhibit when faced with the prospect of conflict i.e not dealing with an issue effectively? Thanks to our Performance Hub, a number of wider sports leader including CEOs, sports leaders, coaches and other business leaders were lucky enough this week to attend world acclaimed speaker, Brendan Spillane's presentation on 'Skilful Conversations'.
Filled with great tips and advice we've written a summary of the key points so you to can learn how to handle difficult conversations with skill, rather than just 'hinting and hoping' that the right message gets across!
Also in this issue, read more about physical literacy and whether your sport is classified as an early or late specialisation sport, get your nominations in for the Wairarapa Māori Sports Awards and if you like cycling, make sure you scroll down!
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