Covéa's James Reader on insurance's ‘two lengths of the pool’

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Simon Hartley has helped many sports and business people to succeed with his ‘two lengths of the pool’ philosophy. If you haven’t come across this, it relates to the experience of breaststroke swimmer Chris Cook, who was putting a huge number of hours into his training, but not getting the results he wanted. Simon helped Chris to recognise that he had lost focus on what really mattered. In fact, his job could be boiled down to nothing more complicated than swimming two lengths of the pool as