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Are You a Business Olympian?

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This fun little test will help you discover whether you are a business Olympian.

Includes answers from two U.S. gold medalists Caroline Nichols, U.S. Field Hockey Stacey Nuveman, U.S. Softball.

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Are You a Business Olympian?

  1. 1. Test: Are You a #BusinessOlympian? Answers from two U.S. gold medalists Caroline Nichols, U.S. Field Hockey Stacey Nuveman, U.S. Softball Brought to you by Work Better. Live Better.© 2012 Citrix Online, LLC. All rights reserved.
  2. 2. Stacey Nuveman Softball Olympian (2008, 2004, 2000) #BusinessOlympianTest Test 1: You are not a glory hog. Citrix: How are sports and business alike? Nuveman: No one person can be successful alone . . . successful organizations need great leadership at the top, but also need complementary components within the organization if they are to achieve maximum results.© 2012 Citrix Online, LLC. All rights reserved. Work Better. Live Better.
  3. 3. Caroline Nichols U.S. Field Hockey Olympian (2012, 2008) #BusinessOlympianTest Test 2: You do not get nervous before big presentations. Citrix: Which would make you more nervous, giving a speech in front of your CEO or playing field hockey at the Olympics? Nichols: Giving a speech in front of my CEO.© 2012 Citrix Online, LLC. All rights reserved. Work Better. Live Better.
  4. 4. Stacey Nuveman Softball Olympian (2008, 2004, 2000) #BusinessOlympianTest Test 3: You enjoy being out of your “comfort zone.” Citrix: How do you maintain a competitive edge? Nuveman: You have to be able to push the envelope and make changes to your game plan at any moment.© 2012 Citrix Online, LLC. All rights reserved. Work Better. Live Better.
  5. 5. Caroline Nichols U.S. Field Hockey Olympian (2012, 2008) #BusinessOlympianTest Test 4: You take advantage of moments and chances. Citrix: How did you reach your goal of becoming an Olympian? Nichols: I worked very, very hard and kept my eyes on the moment. I took advantage of every moment and chance I was given.© 2012 Citrix Online, LLC. All rights reserved. Work Better. Live Better.
  6. 6. Stacey Nuveman Softball Olympian (2008, 2004, 2000) #BusinessOlympianTest Test 5: You can accept failure and learn from it. Citrix: How did you reach your goal of becoming an Olympian? Nuveman: It was about maximizing my strengths, minimizing my weaknesses and being aligned with the right people that could help me achieve that dream. Failure is part of life, and I feel equipped to deal with them in the "real world" just as I did in the Olympic world.© 2012 Citrix Online, LLC. All rights reserved. Work Better. Live Better.
  7. 7. About Caroline Nichols2-Time Olympian and 2011 Pan American Games Gold Medalist Born: 1984 Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA Residence: Chula Vista, CA Ht: 54" Olympics: 2012, 2008 Event(s): Field Hockey Position: Defender Profession: Collegiate Coach
  8. 8. About Stacey Nuveman3-Time Olympian and 2-Time Olympic Gold MedalistBorn: 1978Hometown: Glendale, CAResidence: San Diego, CAHt: 5′11″Olympics: 2008, 2004, 2000Event(s): SoftballPosition: CatcherProfession: Sports Broadcaster and Coach
  9. 9. About Citrix Work Better. Live Better. Citrix is transforming how people, Born: 1989 businesses and IT work and collaborate Hometowns: Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Santa Clara, CA and Santa in the cloud era. Its portfolio of GoTo Barbara, CA cloud services enable people to work Residence: www.citrix.com or www.citrixonline.com from anywhere with anyone by Ht: Limitless providing simple-to-use cloud-based Olympics: None (more of an intellectual property competitor) collaboration, remote access and IT Event(s): Cloud services, virtualization, online meetings, support solutions for every type of remote access and IT support business. Learn more at www.citrix.com Position: Powering mobile workstyles and cloud services and www.citrixonline.com.© 2012 Citrix Online, LLC. All rights reserved.Citrix, GoToAssist, GoToMeeting, GoToMyPC, GoToTraining, GoToWebinar, Podio and ShareFile are trademarks of Citrix Systems, Inc., or a subsidiary thereof, and are or may be registered in the U.S. Patent andTrademark Office and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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