THE BEGINNER’S MIND

Do you remember what it was like learning a new skill as a kid? No? Well, that’s probably because learning was just a part of everything you did! Everything was new and everything required practice. Now, as an adult, you mostly know who you are – you know what your passions are, you have your hobbies, you go to a …

PROCESS VS. OUTCOME GOALS

Coaching fads are constantly evolving and recently I’ve heard a lot of people talking solely about the process of reaching your goals without spending any energy focusing on defining the goals themselves. In my experience, gaining momentum and being driven to accomplish your goals requires having clear goals to begin with. Outcome goals provide a target that all actions are …

CELEBRATING SUCCESS

For all of you out there who are driven to succeed, you probably know what it’s like to get moving so fast on the ladder to your dreams that you forget to pause, notice, and celebrate the successes that got you to where you are today, in the first place! Those of us who are driven and passionate move fast, …

FINDING YOUR OPTIMAL STATE

Since I coach so many individuals and teams on performance, a common misconception is that optimal state and optimism are the same. They are not the same. Now, it might mean that part of an optimal state would include optimism, but not for every “performance”. Optimism can be beneficial when dealing with adversity; however, when looking toward the future and …

THE POWER OF PERSPECTIVE

Ever feel defeated after going after a dream, goal, or even just working on a simple task and not getting the result you hoped for? Does the disappointment overwhelm you, or do you view it as an opportunity to try again? Today, you can make the choice to live the life you want! You get to choose which way to …

LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE

Do you use laughter as a tool in your life and spend time consciously recalling the good times in order to shift your perspective during not-so-sunny moments? On today’s episode, you’ll hear a lot about shifting your perspective, creating a new context, and learning tools to help you move past the sticky times to really enjoy your life to its …

THE COACH BECOMES THE CLIENT

Today, the coach becomes the client. No matter how successful we become, there is always room to grow, and we can’t grow in a vacuum. Coaches provide us the necessary outside perspective to see the big picture and hone in on our goals, and today I’m going to share what it’s been like for me to be in the client …

TAKE CARE OF YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

Do you spend energy staying physically fit and eating well, but still feel worn out? If so, it might be because your mental health is taking a back seat to your physical health. It’s more difficult to measure, but it’s just as important as taking care of your physical body. Our brains are biased toward negativity, and with 80% of …

PREPARATION- GOING FOR THE GOLD

Yes, I have gotten sucked into the Olympic spirit. As you know, I am a fan of peak performance and the Olympics is the epitome of peak performance in athletics. I marvel at the dedication, persistence, and resilience to train for an event that only happens every four years. As viewers, we see that a gymnast’s routine took 2 minutes …

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER LEARNING HOW TO TURN KNOWLEDGE INTO ACTION WITH RICK SESSINGHAUS

Do you know the difference between knowledge and learning? As entrepreneurs, we approach life with curiosity, we’re always taking in new information, and we seek growth opportunities at every turn. Sometimes, we take in so much so fast, though, that the information doesn’t actually stick. So what can we do to ensure that the valuable information we’re drinking in doesn’t …