Catriona will share her insights on achieving goals and her career highs and lows. You can achieve your full potential through passion, a winning attitude, commitment, and teamwork. Her years as a speed skater have taught Catriona how to deal not only with obstacles, but also with success.
The journey of Catriona LeMay Doan will take you there and inspire you to reach farther than you thought possible.
Changing situations means changing expectations – and mounting pressures to meet those expectations, both from within and from the outside world. Dealing with pressure and the fear of failure (and fear of success) is a reality for so many. Catriona will share with you, and help you learn from her own experience, as someone who dealt with changing expectations in the public eye.
What does it mean to be the first person to accomplish something? When no one has ever been in the same situation as you before? Quite simply, a lot of responsibility. As the only Canadian to defend a gold medal at any Olympic games, Catriona will tell you about the stresses, tell you how you can help pave the way for others to follow like a true leader.
Catriona Le May Doan can tell you about being an Olympic Champion Speed Skater and an Olympic broadcaster, about being tirelessly involved with her beloved community and those in it, about being a spokesperson for the SpinaBifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada, Right to Play and Ontario’s Lakefield Oval Project, and, most importantly, about being a woman and mother. Women are constantly pulled in many different directions. Find out how balance of work, life, and motherhood is possible while working towards your own goals.