Convert pressure into excellence.

We study the science of performance across diverse disciplines to design learning experiences that help people perform, collaborate and lead in a disruptive world.


We design and deliver in-person and virtual learning experiences that help people develop resilience, collaboration and coaching skills.

Keynotes & Webinars

We're smart, but we're also funny. And humble. Let our world-class speakers educate, inspire and entertain in 90 minutes or less.


Over the past 30 years we have helped more than 100 athletes and the coaches behind them reach Olympic and Paralympic podiums.

Coaching reimagined for the next decade of leaders

Learn and master the 3 plays and 4 skills that exceptional coaches use to deliver results and build commitment with our new 3×4 Coaching program.

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Since pioneering the application of coaching principles in business, we have helped more than 30,000 leaders learn the skills that elite coaches use to unlock potential.

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Resilience is an ability to perform under pressure and recover from setbacks. Our programs are practical, evidence-based, and proven in one of the highest pressure labs on Earth: elite sport.

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Increasingly agile and team-based organizations make being an effective collaborator vital. We start from the ground up - with self-awareness and exceptional communication skills.

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Just a few of our clients

Our partners

  • Smith School of Business at Queen’s University

    Academic Partner

    For over 25 years, we have partnered with Canada's premiere business school. Eight of Third Factor's facilitators teach across Smith's Executive Education offers and the Full-time MBA, Executive MBA, MMIE, MMA, MFIN and MMAI degrees. Learn more

  • Hockey Canada

    Sport Partner

    We have worked with the last 4 medal-winning Women's Olympic teams, and partner extensively with Hockey Canada on their Program of Excellence. Learn more


    Academic Partner

    We work together with OCAD University's corporate education group to design and deliver experiences at the intersection of design and business. Learn more

  • Opening Ceremonies at Rio Paralympics

    Canadian Paralympic Committee

    Sport Partner

    We work closely with the CPC Board and Executive Team to support Canada's journey to becoming a world leading Paralympic nation. Learn more

  • Right to Play

    Philanthropic Partner

    Our partnership with Right To Play has supported the development of over 15,000 volunteer coaches, and helped transform the lives of millions of children around the world. Learn more

  • Canadian Sport Institute Ontario

    Sport Partner

    Our work with CSIO has centered on both enhancing their service delivery to athletes and coaches as well as jointly designing and delivering our Last 10% program. Learn more

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