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S3E43: What to Do If 2019 Has Sucked So Far

July 10, 2019 No Comments

This is your 2019 HALFWAY CHECKPOINT! ✅⁣⁣⁣⁣There are 6 months left until 2020.⁣⁣ It’s a perfect time look back at the progress you’ve made/didn’t, adjust your daily process to fit your plan for the next 6 months, and then hit the ground running⁣⁣Just like in sports, if 2019 is going GREAT or TERRIBLE, the final score is determined in the second half.⁣⁣Listen to this new episode on the 3 things you can do to finish the…

S3E42: Sarah Milby, How to Perform at Your Best in Your Career

July 3, 2019 No Comments

The world is changing at a fast pace. In order to keep up and stay competitive, it’s important to develop and foster a growth mindset so you don’t get stuck in a fixed position, unable to keep up. Staying curious, passionate, and committed will help you remain at the forefront of that change, says this week’s guest, Valor Performance Founder and CEO Sarah Milby. Milby has a background in athletics, business, and government and has committed…

S3E41: Brian Levenson, Train Your Brain to Win Today

June 26, 2019 No Comments

Polarity exists in this world; it’s not black and white. Because of that, having an adaptable mindset and practicing useful self talk may prime you better for success than being focused solely on positivity. That’s one of the messages from this week’s guest, fellow host, mentor, and personal coach Brian Levenson, of the Intentional Performers podcast. Levenson has spoken and worked with many leaders, executives, athletes, and more and shares tips on creating a practical framework…

S3E40: Failures. Setbacks. And What Actually Matters Most.

June 19, 2019 No Comments

It’s easy to get caught up in the failure. We tend to distract ourselves from what’s more important by replaying what happened then. Everyone experiences setbacks – but the mistake 99% of the people you know make is that they get stuck playing the “what if” game with their setback and carrying around the emotional baggage like it’s travel luggage. Discover what Competitors do differently when experiencing a setback – and what matters even more than the…

Stop Complaining About Your Situation

June 13, 2019 No Comments

Hey Competitor, I know you’re upset about how life has thrown you curveballs lately and it just seems like nothing is going your way. I know how frustrating it can be when you work hard every week and get passed up for that promotion. I remember the feeling of busting my butt in the gym and still falling short of hitting certain marks I assumed I’d be well past by now. And I know very well…

S3E39: Cindra Kamphoff, Mentally Strong for Life

June 12, 2019 No Comments

Grit is just one of the many pieces of the success puzzle. But although it’s one of many, it’s a great starting place for thinking about what it truly takes to be on top of your game or field as an athlete or entrepreneur. That’s one of the key messages from this week’s guest, author and sports psychologist Dr. Cindra Kamphoff. She traces her current path back to when she ran the Boston Marathon in 2013…

Four Tips to Be Better At Reaching Goals

June 10, 2019 No Comments

I recently had a customer share they had the goal to lose weight and asked for help on the process so they could stick to the commitment.  Here’s my response – and how you can apply it to any pursuit you’re wanting to achieve. What’s your Why? Identify the bigger reason behind being healthy (is it for family, specific things you want to achieve, etc) – spend some time being honest with yourself and find that…

A Competitor Embraces Personal Responsibility

June 6, 2019 No Comments

“It’s not my job, let someone else do it.” Nothing irritates me more than seeing abandoned shopping carts littered across a parking lot. I counted ten total between my two stops in a retail center today. The sign of carts left scattered in the wild screams “ENTITLEMENT.” More than anything it shows a lack of personal responsibility by immature adults. You see the same type of behavior when people: Refuse to rack their weights in the…

S3E38: Laura Gassner Otting, How to Finally be Limitless

June 5, 2019 No Comments

The sky isn’t the limit for this week’s guest, former Presidential appointee (who helped shape the AmeriCorps program) and executive search firm founder Laura Gassner Otting. Her most recent book is called Limitless and that’s the message she shares on today’s show. Imposter syndrome was real for Gassner Otting, who said it took pushing herself far outside her comfort zone — even after 25 years of experience in a variety of professional fields — in order…

How to Increase Confidence for Your Next Competitive Event

June 3, 2019 No Comments

Feeling nervous or short on confidence going into your next competition or race? Someone in our Facebook community recently shared their mental struggle heading into a karate tournament. They were nervous to sign up and intimidated because they felt they hadn’t been doing the sport long enough to compete. Here’s what I told him and what can help you build confidence for your next competition, job interview, or chance to start a winning streak in life….

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