The Impact Positive Communication Has On Performance

If you have been following my posts,  you may have noticed that I have been going more in depth into what I call the building blocks of peak performance.  It started with self-awareness and then mindset.  The third block is communication. We are social creatures and being able to communicate effectively with others is an [...]

The Impact Your Mindset Has on Other’s Performance

In the last two articles, I have talked about the importance of mindset.  The first one focused on the importance that mindset had on your performance and I discussed the difference between a growth mindset and fixed mindset.  Then, I provided some simple strategies that you can use to start developing a growth mindset.  This [...]

Strategies for Developing a Growth Mindset

In this post, I'm going to talk about how you build and develop a growth mindset.  It starts with being self-aware.  Self-awareness is step one to any performance improvement.  If we’re not paying attention to our internal self-talk and the words we are telling ourselves, we won’t recognize our belief systems that can potentially hinder [...]

Why Mindset is Critical for Peak Performance

If self-awareness is the first foundational skill for peak performance, than mindset is the second most important.  I’m sure many of you have heard the term mindset before as it has been in the media a lot and is very “on trend”.  Any time I give a workshop on mindset and I ask the participants [...]

The Importance of Being Process Focused

In my previous post I introduced a very basic explanation as to what drives our behavior.  This was meant to be a simple explanation because I have found that it is very easy to over-complicate something to the point of inaction.  Somewhere we get caught up in the minutiae and we don’t take action.  My [...]

By |2019-10-31T15:54:18+00:00October 31st, 2019|Corporate, Mental Skills, Sport Performance|0 Comments

Understanding What Drives Your Behavior

We all have reasons that we follow through on activities and reasons that we don’t.  Part of becoming more self-aware is taking the time to dissect what those reasons are so we can identify how to overcome the obstacle if we deem the activity worthy of our effort. The reason I am spending some time [...]

By |2019-10-21T13:41:34+00:00October 21st, 2019|Corporate, Mental Skills, Sport Performance|0 Comments

Increasing Self-Awareness: Easy to Implement Strategies

In my last article, I stressed the importance of becoming more self-aware in order to improve some aspect of performance. For athletes, ask yourself the following questions- When am I at my best? What are the variables surrounding that optimal performance? What did I eat? How was my warmup? What was my self-talk like? When [...]

By |2019-10-02T01:23:58+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Corporate, Mental Skills, Sport Performance|0 Comments

Why Self-Awareness is Step One

Why I believe self-awareness is the most important foundational skill to increase your performance. When I use the word performance, I'm referring to performance in all aspects of your life.  It may be how you perform on the field, the depth of your relationships, how you lead others, your effectiveness at your career, and so [...]

By |2019-09-10T15:54:11+00:00September 10th, 2019|Corporate, Mental Skills, Sport Performance|0 Comments

What is mental skills training

Mental skills training is the practice of acquiring and implementing mental skills for the purpose of increasing performance.  Performance increases can be seen in a variety of domains including sport, in a corporate setting and within individuals' personal lives.  The origins of mental skills range from a variety of sources including: psychology, behavior modification, goal [...]

By |2018-09-30T10:56:43+00:00July 2nd, 2015|Corporate, Mental Skills, Sport Performance|0 Comments

Why healthy conflict is important in both business and athletics

Healthy conflict occurs when members of a team share their ideas on the best way to solve a challenge.  This can be anything from developing a new team culture and the standards of behavior associated with that culture to the type of event to have for the end of year party.  The critical piece is [...]

By |2018-09-29T21:34:33+00:00July 2nd, 2015|Coaching, Corporate|0 Comments