ON PAPER THEY SHOULD WIN, BUT…

I love watching sports and am amused by all of the experts who weigh in on which team will win the big game. My favorite saying is, “on paper they are a much better team and should easily handle their competition”. Then the game takes place and the underdog comes out on top, what happened? The experts will usually make …

THE FIVE MOST COMMON MENTAL MISTAKES IN GOLF

1 GETTINGEASILYDISTRACTED. There’s a lot of downtime in golf, which allows our minds to wander. Some players begin to think of the holes that are coming up, while others are thinking of the phone message they just received from work. These are distractions that will take away from you being focused on the current shot. Instead, ask better questions of …

GOAL TIME REACH THE NEXT LEVEL OF YOUR GAME

If you want your game to reach the next level, you need to set strong goals. Setting goals does many things, including clarifying specifically what you want to accomplish and the type of actions you need to take to reach your goal. At the beginning of each season, I encourage my students to create a goal that has a very …

STEPPING UP YOUR GAME: THE IMPORTANCE OF PROFILING

You should always prepare for a challenge before you face it. Whether it is a job interview, final exam, or a sports match, being prepared is vitally important to your success. You may think that you have the prowess to defeat your opponent, but getting to know them can come as an advantage. Analyzing your fellow athlete physically and mentally …

BUILDING YOUR MENTAL TOUGHNESS

Hello everybody! Today, I want to share a story with you about the time I really began developing the mental toughness that has kept me pushing forward, despite adversity. We all find ourselves, at times, in difficult situations that require us to think on our feet, and demand more than we know how to handle. These are the times when …

I’LL “C” YOU AT THE FINISH LINE THE PRINCIPLES OF SUCCEEDING IN THE BOARDROOM

What makes sports principles so powerful and how can you apply them in the boardroom? Being a part of a team is a unique experience that cannot be replicated anywhere else. Being a part of a team prepares you for more than just competition. Being a part of a team positively impacts your life, career, and character. Here are five …

MODELING OTHERS TO SUCCESS

Hello, Perform for Success listeners! Today I’m going to talk to you about modeling, and no, this episode is not about runway fashion. Modeling is one of my favorite performance enhancement concepts because it encourages you to look to heroes and mentors for the dos and don’ts of success. When I first begin coaching a client, the question I always …

THE LANGUAGE OF SUCCESS

If you’ve been wondering what words and language have to do with success, I’m here to quell that burning curiosity! Today I’m excited to talk to you about how I learned to reframe my language in order to positively reframe my life. Performance is a habit, and believe it or not, authentic communication is also a habit. Communication requires just …

YOU NEVER GET WHAT YOU NEVER ASK FOR: COMMUNICATING NEEDS

Communication is the center of all activity. It is the most important part of interacting with others whether you are on the field or in the board room. Communication is how we share information with each other. Without it, where would we be? And if we can’t use it successfully, how are we going to get as far as we …

MEASURING THE INTANGIBLES

You might be surprised to hear me talking about the NFL here on Perform for Success, but like most industries, there are things we can learn from the way the NFL finds their players and builds their teams. In this episode, I challenge you to imagine what it would be like if, like the NFL, other industries held a draft …