The opening of the Rio 2016 Games represents crunch time for thousands of the world’s elite athletes who’ve put their heart and soul into preparing themselves for a shot at Olympic glory – but it’s very easy to forget about the coaches who’ve pushed them to give it their all, and then some.

Start-up founders and small business owners who want to inspire and encourage staff to perform at their peak experience similar challenges to the coaches who stand behind the swimmers, riders, runners and cyclists going for Gold this month.

So what does it take to become a top coach to a fast-growing new business team that – like any sports team – just wants to come out on top? Three of Australia’s most successful young start-up founders share their secrets for getting their staff to put on a winning effort.

To hear what Ross Fastuca from Locomote has to say in Shortpress, click here.

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