We all have role models who have made impressions on our lives. Friends that make us stand up for what we believe in, musicians that make us follow our passion or a sibling that you aspire to follow in the footsteps of. Positive role models can show us that the impossible is possible, strengthen our […]
Exactly 25 years ago…
It is in this exact moment 25 years since I held the first speech ever about MOT as it is today, at the event “Olympic Academy” in Lillehammer, Norway. Sports leaders, coaches and representatives from the Norwegian Olympic Committee and The Norwegian Sports Association were present during my speech.
It is today 25 years since the first edition of the calendar with Norwegian top athletes was ready from the printers. The response from schools, sports clubs and business was overwhelming and all the 45 000 copies of the calendar were distributed in no time
Inherited robustness Good social functioning Good family functioning Good school experience Good friends Safe and including local community Safe and positive society/media If these were characteristic of all youths, environments and society, there would not have been a need for MOT. Many youths do not have these characteristics. Therefore, MOT is important to create protective […]
When you are stuck with a task, look for possibilities and alternatives instead of limitations. In the beginning, it is easy to get stuck with thinking “this suggestion is unrealistic”, “the others will shut it down” or “we’ve tried that before”. All that mindset is good for is killing potential ideas. Instead, think in the […]