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1-min Read: Sustainable Success is Balancing Stress and Rest

By |2018-12-10T13:37:26+00:00May 3rd, 2019|

We’ve all heard the classic saying “work hard, play hard.” But maybe it’s time to add “rest well” to this adage. After all, giving your body and mind time to rest and recover makes them stronger, which enables you to put in more effort in the future. Just take Deena Kastor, a collegiate runner. [...]

1-min Read: How to Achieve Mastery

By |2019-04-26T15:01:31+00:00April 25th, 2019|

To achieve mastery, you need to find your own, unique inner calling; use the help of a coach; and develop a growth mindset. Studying other athlete's success can give valuable insight into what you would like to improve. Who can achieve mastery? You don’t need inborn talent to become a master; just follow the [...]

1-min Read: How To Adopt The Champion’s Mindset

By |2019-04-26T15:00:15+00:00April 18th, 2019|

Whether in business or in sports, most of us want to be the best – perhaps even a champion! But although so many people dream of becoming exceptional, most end up staying average at what they do. Why is this? Mainly, they expect far less of themselves than they should. The exceptional few rise [...]

1-min Read: How to Avoid Choking Under Competition Pressure

By |2019-04-26T15:00:59+00:00April 11th, 2019|

Many top athletes have been in this nightmare scenario: They are facing a career-defining contest or competition, and are very well-prepared, but at some point in the event, their performance deteriorates to that of a beginner. But why does this occur? Thousands of hours of training and practice has prepared these experts to perform [...]

1-min Read: The Seven C’s Of Mental Toughness.

By |2019-04-26T15:00:28+00:00April 4th, 2019|

We all know that in many sports, the physically strongest and toughest have an advantage. The strong, tough wrestler has a considerable advantage over an opponent weaker in the body. And yet, toughness isn’t all about bulging biceps: mental toughness is just as important as physical toughness. In order to develop mental toughness, you need to [...]

Othmane Choufani Moroccan Big Wave Surfer

By |2019-04-02T05:33:41+00:00April 2nd, 2019|

This Week's podcast interview is with Othmane Choufani a Moroccan Big Wave Surfer. Othmane is only 26 years old but has already a of great experiences surfing and traveling all around the world. During this interview, Othmane shares with us the story of his relationship with surfing. His journey started at a very young [...]

1-min Read: Success In Systems Rather Than Short-Term Goals

By |2019-04-26T15:01:07+00:00March 28th, 2019|

Success isn’t about achieving goals; it’s about forming systems. So what does it mean to focus on systems? Find real success in systems Well, one thing it means is working on building small habits, that may seem unuseful or non-relevant to the objectives that you have – but only to those who can’t see [...]

1-min Read: The Importance Of A Positive Self-Image

By |2019-03-21T21:48:22+00:00March 21st, 2019|

Do you consider yourself a winner or a loser? Sure, you might not think yourself a winner right now, perhaps because you haven’t performed so well competitively, or because you feel your skills aren’t quite there yet. But if you really want to increase your chances of success, it’s time to put that all [...]

Irfan Bachdim Professional Indonesian Football Player

By |2019-03-09T15:15:51+00:00March 19th, 2019|

My conversation this week is with Irfan Bachdim, an Indonesian professional footballer who currently plays for Bali United and the Indonesia national team. Irfan started his football career at the Ajax Amsterdam soccer academy along with great football players like Mitchell Donald, Jeffrey Sarpong, Christian Supusepa and Ryan Babel. After 3 years he moved [...]

1-min Read: Top Performance Is Impossible Without A Trained Mind

By |2019-04-26T15:01:06+00:00March 14th, 2019|

We all know that good old Nike slogan: Just do it. You might also know that, for all its simplicity, this piece of advice is often hard to follow. Why? Negative thinking stops us from reaching top performance. It’s funny how our thoughts seem to impact us precisely the way we don’t want them to. [...]