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Shatter the performance ceiling (win £100 lifestyle vouchers with Red Letter Days) 30/09/2011
All athletes train to ultimately be rewarded with recognition for their talents. The same rule applies to the office. Win £100 lifestyle vouchers.
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- In the shoes of an Olympiad
- Hitting targets
- Smashing records
- Aiming high
- Taking risks
- Red Letter Days Competition
- Downloadable document
In the shoes of an Olympiad
It takes hard work, dedication and let’s be realistic, most people don’t love their jobs every day of the week, month and year, but we know that performance pays off.
Muhammad Ali once said: “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion’.” It’s always worth putting yourself in the shoes of an Olympiad for a moment for a little performance related thought:
Whether they are weekly, monthly or yearly, try to think like a boxer – go the distance; get the final knockout and the prize is always worth the effort.
Do the training and the legwork, be prepared, devise a strategy and like a 100m sprinter, be the first to cross the line, breaking records along the way.
For those willing to go above and beyond in their professional life, taking a high jump in terms of performance can send you soaring ahead of your competitors.
Diver Tom Daley takes a risk every time he dives off a diving board but it’s a calculated risk backed by the years of training he’s under taken.
The owners of Red Letter Days - Peter Jones and Theo Paphitis, who have been known to take few risks, said: “You must empower your staff to act and take risks on behalf of the business. Sure, mistakes will be made, but without taking calculated risks a business will find it very difficult to exceed expectations.”
Red Letter Days Competition
To celebrate the launch of Red Letter Days Lifestyle, they are giving you the chance to win a £100 Lifestyle voucher to spend on a fantastic range of treats including family days out, nights out at great restaurants, cinema trips, concert tickets, the best in home entertainment, fashion, beauty, music downloads and much more.
To enter, please tell us the name of any two of the brand partners on the new voucher that does everything and suits everyone.
You can read all about Red Letter Days Lifestyle (www.redletterdaysb2b.co.uk/onevoucher/lifestyle)
Terms and conditions:
1. One entry per person.
2. Competition closes on Monday 10th October 2011.
3. One winner will be announced on Tuesday 11th October 2011.
4. Red Letter Days terms and condition apply:
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Patrick McAleenan, head of PR & marketing, Red Letter Days
Patrick McAleenan is head of PR & marketing, Red Letter Days