Introducing Optimist

We inspire world class values in team-building, leadership skills and personal development, helping businesses build a culture to succeed.

“OLLIE IS INSPIRATIONAL AND I WOULD RECOMMEND HIM TO ANY BUSINESS LOOKING TO INSPIRE A TEAM AND GET THEM THINKING ABOUT MINDSET AND PERSONAL GROWTH”

– MD, Dark Horses

“It was fascinating learning about the mind set change from one challenge to the next. Having an insight into how Ollie encouraged himself and others through a range of challenges was incredibly motivating.”

– Zero Dry time

“Ollie was a key note speaker at our sport and health technology event smash. He did an outstanding job and his personality captivated the audience from the very first moment”

– CEO, Smash Helsinki

About Optimist Performance

“Since I retired from professional rugby I’ve been fortunate to get involved in a number of life-changing challenges. Like my rugby, they’ve taught me huge amounts about leadership, team-building and managing change in adversity.

Working at PWC, I’ve also learnt how powerful these intangibles can be in the world of business when they’re harnessed into words, values and actions to create a winning culture.

And that’s why I’ve set up Optimist – to impart that same knowledge and help other businesses & teams exceed their potential.”

 

Ollie Phillips – Founder, Optimist Performance

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The power of shared experiences – By Optimist Performance

The power of shared experiences – By Optimist Performance

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