EPISODE 7: Going for Gold with Neil Fachie MBE, British Paralympian, Performance Business Coach and Best-selling Author.
Donna is joined by Gold Medal winning team GB Paralympian Neil Fachie MBE. Neil shares his incredible story from learning of his condition and the trials and tribulations to get to London 2012 and achieve his dreams. And as a full-time athlete and now co-founder of a business performance coaching company Neil reflects on the similarities between sport and business.
Neil Fachie, who is a visually impaired athlete, has represented his country in two sports. In 2008. He raced for Paralympics GB at the Beijing Games on the athletics track competing in the 100 and 200 metres. In 2009, he joined British cycling where his sporting career flourished. Neil has won 26 medals at major championships to date, 19 of which are gold. This included gold and silver at the London 2012 Paralympic Games in front of a home crowd. While he's still a full-time athlete, Neil co-founded a performance business coaching company LNF Coaching, and has become the author of a number one best selling book, Earn Your Stripes.
Donna O'Toole is CEO of August, she has had the pleasure of supporting entrepreneurs, business leaders and teams to win the most prestigious awards in the world. Seeing first-hand how receiving awards and recognition has motivated teams, solved problems, supercharged brands and raised their profiles, helping businesses to grow and do even more good things for their employees, their industry and their community.