EP in support of: 21st Century Icon Awards, 21st September 2018, Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel
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John McEnroe famously noted that the difference between the world’s top 20 players was less than 1% skill but 10% in the mind. McEnroe understood that to win, to be a champion, was as much about being mentally strong as any other factor. He also noted:
“The important thing is to learn a lesson every time you lose. Life is a learning process and you have to try to learn what’s best for you. Let me tell you, life is not fun when you’re banging your head against a brick wall all the time.”
A common discussion piece is that there is a general fall in social behaviours across all age groups and there is a school of thought – rightly or wrongly – that argues that men especially are becoming increasingly immature in behaviours and in how they behave and that we see more man boys than ever.
This year Restaurant Associates has built on its rich culinary heritage by going back to the core importance – food and people. At the forefront are Alice Woodwark, Managing Director and David Simms, Culinary Director. With an ensemble of skills and experiences at their fingertips, the duo hold clear perspective on where they want the business to be and a robust spirit to get there.
It was once said that CEO’s of large companies have short lifespans and don’t have the luxury of focusing of people issues. This view is simply wrong.