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Mastering Your Emotions: Unlocking the Powerhouse to Success

September 25, 2023

In the world of high achievers, whether you’re an athlete, business professional, musician, or artist, mastering your emotions is often the key differentiator between success and mediocrity. 

Emotions are an intrinsic part of the human experience, and they can be both your greatest ally and your most formidable adversary on the journey to peak performance. 

In this article, we will delve into what emotions are, why mastering them is crucial, and how mastering does not mean controlling. 

We’ll also explore how mastering your emotions can propel you towards peak performance and provide eight actionable steps to help you achieve emotional mastery.

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(Don’t) Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable for High Performance

September 22, 2023

I am so excited to write this article because I hate a lot of sports clichés. 

This one is among the most frustrating. 

I’ll start with what this phrase gets right. 

Namely how embracing discomfort can promote personal and athletic development. 

I’ll shed some light on the nuances that differentiate individuals on this journey, and distinguish between discomfort and fear. 

I’ll give you five compelling reasons why embracing discomfort is the key to high performance, and two big reasons why it does NOT mean getting comfortable with it. 

Finally, we will explore five powerful strategies to help you (not) get comfortable being uncomfortable on your path to excellence.

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Harnessing the Joy of Referent Power A Heartfelt Path to Success in Sports

September 18, 2023

To be honest, I haven’t heard much about referent power in my sports psychology circles. 

That’s a bit surprising because, as you will discover below, it is a pretty powerful thing for leaders in all contexts, not just sports. 

If you want to be an effective coach or team captain, referent power is essential.

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Mental Block: 15 ways to get unstuck

September 15, 2023

Ugh, mental blocks are the worst. 

They are frustrating both in the experience itself, and in the results they prevent. 

They also happen to be the main reason athletes come to see me. 

Something is in the way of being their best. And the harder they try to fix it, the more frustrated they become. 

So in this article I will share what a mental block is, what it looks and feels like, what causes it, and, most importantly, how to get past them.

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5 Ways Having a Mindset Coach Can Transform You

September 13, 2023

We easily see the power of physical skills and talent when an athlete does something remarkable in sports. 

Or in business when the company has exceptional results. 

Or in the performing arts when we are left in awe after witnessing beauty on-stage. 

But what we don’t see is how each of these high performers got there. 

Meaning the mindset that kept them growing through adversity and challenges. 

It is your mindset that will determine how far you will go. 

So it makes sense that investing in a mindset coach may be one of the most profitable choices you can make. 

In this article, we’ll explore what a mindset coach is and does, how a mindset coach can specifically help you, and end with five ways utilizing a mindset coach can transform your performance.

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Self-Discipline: Definition and 8 Ways to Boost It

September 11, 2023

If you could possess one characteristic to achieve excellence in your field, self-discipline may be at the top of the list. 

Think about it … How many times have you tried to start (or stop) a new habit, but got derailed? 

How much further ahead would you be if you had remained consistent in your efforts? 

Self-discipline is the path to our potential and that’s why we dive into exactly what it is and how to improve it below.

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Embracing Decisiveness: The Key to Unlocking High Performance

August 25, 2023

Have you ever noticed how some people seem to effortlessly achieve high performance in their personal, athletic and professional lives? 

They seem to have a knack for making quick and effective decisions that propel them forward. 

What you’re seeing is the power of decisiveness in action! 

In this article, we’ll explore what decisiveness is, its main characteristics, and how it can help you reach new heights of high performance. 

Then we’ll dive into some practical strategies to become more decisive and how to make informed decisions that boost overall performance while minimizing risk.

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Mindset is Everything: Unleashing the Power Within

August 22, 2023

Mindset is everything as a game-changer for athletes. 

Whether you’re an aspiring athlete looking to improve your performance or a dedicated fan seeking a better understanding of what separates the best from the rest, mindset is everything and by reading this article you will find out why and how to improve it.

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Unlock Your True Potential: 7+ Reasons Why You Need a Performance Coach

August 10, 2023

Excellence is not normal. By definition, it is extraordinary. If you want to be in the top 5%, you have to be able and willing to do what 95% of the others either can’t or won’t. 

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Anxiety As “Juice” And The Importance Of Ownership

June 3, 2023

Learn how to use your anxiety as “juice” to improve your performance.

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