Dr. Karen MacNeill has the unique experience of having both competed and consulted on the World Stage. She is a performance psychologist with over 18 years of experience, having worked with athletes competing at the last 4 Olympic Winter Games, and competed herself at the international level for over a decade. Most recently, she was the Lead Mental Performance Consultant for the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Korea and will perform the same role in the 2021 Olympics in Japan.
As part of the day to day routine, Karen thrives having a broad scope of practice focused on building mental health, mental fitness and resilience. She is a founding partner with headversity, a mental wellness tech company that measures, tracks and trains to help people think, feel and be better.
Karen is a sought-after presenter and speaker having delivered multiple presentations to CEO forum, leadership conferences and corporate events. She has been invited as a keynote speaker to industry leading conferences, organizational retreats and presented to aspiring leaders at the Young Women of Influence event. She has also been selected as a TEDx speaker and was to deliver this talk later this spring.
In this podcast, Cindra and Karen talk:
For more information about Karen, visit: https://www.headversity.com/
Dr. Michael Gervais is a high performance psychologist working with some of the best in the world, training the mindset skills and practices essential to pursuing and revealing one’s potential. His clients include world record holders, Olympians, internationally acclaimed artists and musicians, MVPs from every major sport and Fortune 100 CEOs.
Dr. Gervais is also the co-founder of Compete to Create, a joint venture with Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, which has built a framework to enhance high performance cultures by focusing on mindset training for individuals. More than 30,000 employees from across Microsoft and AT&T have completed the High-Performance Mindset Training Course.
A published, peer-reviewed author and recognized speaker on optimal human performance, Dr. Gervais has been featured by CNN, The Wall Street Journal, ESPN, NBC, NFL Network, Red Bull TV, Extra, The Huffington Post, Outside Magazine and others.
He is also the host of Finding Mastery, a podcast that takes you inside the rugged and high-stakes environments of those on the path of mastery to explore how they train minds to be at their very best. Gervais unpacks and decodes each guest’s journey, psychological framework and mindset skills and practices.
Dr. Gervais received his undergraduate degree from Loyola Marymount University. He completed his Ph.D. while studying under Dr. Bruce Ogilvie, at San Diego University, Integrative Studies.
In this podcast, Cindra and Mike talk:
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Jon Gordon’s best-selling books and talks have inspired readers and audiences around the world. His principles have been put to test by numerous Fortune 500 companies, professionals and college sports teams, school districts, hospitals, and non-profits.
He is the author of 20 books includes 8 best-sellers, The Energy Bus, The Carpenter, Training Camp, You Win in the Locker Room First, The Power of Positive Leadership, The Power of Positive Team, The Coffee Bean, and his latest Stay Positive.
Jon and his tips have been features on The Today Show, CNN, CNBC, The Golf Channel, Fox and Friends and in numerous magazines and newspapers. His clients include The Los Angeles Dodgers, Campbell’s Soup, Dell, Publix, Southwest Airlines, Miami Heat and The Los Angeles Rams. He and his training/consulting company are passionate about developing positive leaders, organizations and teams.
Jon is a graduate of Cornell University and holds a Masters in Teaching from Emory University. He and his training/consulting company are passionate about developing positive leaders, organizations and teams.
Jacob Green, who has been tasked with his company's response plan during COVID-19, joins me today on the podcast.
Jacob is a nationally recognized leadership and emergency management expert. As the #2 executive in a large city overseeing 1200 employees and a $500 million budget, Jacob was responsible for emergency management, risk management, and a variety of public safety functions. Jacob now provides leadership development, training, and coaching services through his roles as Managing Director at Interwest Consulting Group and CEO of JacobGreen.com.
Clients such as FedEx, Mattel, Hyundai Capital, Scripps, the US Air Force, and many other private and public organizations have hired Jacob to help their teams navigate change, leverage adversity and build organizational resilience.
His new book “See Change Clearly” is an Amazon New Release Best Seller and hit #1 in five new release business categories.
As the former Chief Information Officer at Facebook, Tim Campos doubled overall productivity to $1.8 million per employee - making it the most productive company in the world. Now, as CEO of Woven, he is taking those lessons to reimagine how people use their calendar, so they can spend time on what matters most to them.
In this podcast, Tim and Cindra talk about:
You can find more about Tim’s company, Woven here where you can set up a free account.
BJ Hellyer has over 22 years of experience in the financial industry. He started as an intern, spent 10 years as Chief Development Officer, and is now Managing Partner. He received his degree from Drake University in Bank Management and Investments. He is an experienced leader in business planning, developing talent and entrepreneurship. BJ believes that “leaders are readers” and that “we become the average of what the most influential people expect of us.”
In this podcast, BJ and Cindra talk about:
You can find more about BJ here.
Growing up in a single-parent home with a father that inspired perseverance and fairness, Marques learned how to define his values and set goals. Marques attended Howard University from 1998-2002 where he played football and then followed his dream and his brother Jonathan’s footsteps, getting drafted into the NFL in 2003. He played five years as an offensive lineman with the Titans, Bills, Ravens and Jaguars.
At the peak of his post-NFL career, Marques Ogden was worth $4 million. Following his NFL career, Marques started Kayden Premier Enterprises, a constructions company in 2007 which quickly escalated to being a multi-million dollar construction firm. In 2013, it all crashed around him. Marques got involved in a bad business deal and he ended up losing everything.
Now Marques is a keynote speaker, executive coach, and corporate trainer. His passion is to create value for each client and help others succeed where he failed. This clients include Home Depot and JP Morgan and Chase.
In this podcast, Marques and Cindra talk about:
You can find more about Marques at https://marquesogden.com/.
“Words can inspire. And words can destroy. Choose yours well.” Robin Sharma
High performers watch their words. They know that what they think about themselves, they become. They condition themselves to choose empowering words in their own mind and the words they say to others to help them reach their potential.
This week’s Power Phrase: “I choose empowering words in my mind and out loud. What I think about myself, I become!”
In this episode, we provide you with a chapter from Cindra’s Bestselling book, Beyond Grit: Ten Powerful Practices to Gain the High Performance Edge. You will learn how to identify your why and how to own your way each day.
The limited time special offer she provides is a FREE copy of her book: BeyondGrit.com/FreeBook (just pay shipping and handling).
Dr. Poczwardowski is an associate professor at University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology and a Consultant with Sport and Performance Excellence Consultants (SPEX). He is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant with the Association for Applied Sport Psychology and is listed in United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry.
Since 1991, Dr. Poczwardowski has consulted with athletes and teams from numerous sports such as tennis, golf, hockey, judo, squash, baseball, team handball, soccer, track and field, diving, rowing, air pistol shooting, alpine skiing, cross country skiing, figure skating, and speed skating. At the elite level, he worked with the Polish national men’s and women’s judo teams (1991 & 1992 European Championships, 1992 World Championships, and 1992 Olympic Games), St. Lawrence University Division I women’s hockey team (2001 and 2004 Frozen Four), and tennis players from Academia Sanchez-Casal (Naples, Florida).
He has 38 publications and has delivered over 60 professional presentations at the national and international level and over 30 invited lectures and workshops in the United States, Canada, Greece, Denmark, and Poland. His publications and professional presentations focus on sport psychology practice for performance enhancement and psychological well-being, coach-athlete relationships, and coping strategies in elite performers. In 2006 he was nominated for the President of Association of Applied Sport Psychology, which has membership from about 30 countries.
Artur received his Ph.D. in exercise and sport science with specialization in psychosocial aspects of sport from University of Utah, Salt Lake City.
In this podcast, Artur and Cindra talk about:
You can find a full description of the Podcast at cindrakamphoff.com/artur.
Carrie Cheadle lives just north of San Francisco, California and has been working on the performance of teams, organizations, and individual athletes and exercisers since 2002. She is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology and author of the book On Top of Your Game: Mental Skills to Maximize Your Athletic Performance and co-author of Rebound: Train Your Mind to Bounce Back Stronger from Sports Injuries as well as the co-host of the podcast The Injured Athletes Club.
She has been interviewed as an expert resource for articles that have appeared in publications such as Outside Magazine, Shape Magazine, Men’s Fitness, Women’s Health, Runner’s World, Women’s Running Magazine, Bicycling Magazine, New York Times, and HuffingtonPost. She is a sought-after speaker and has spoken and consulted with many collegiate teams, cycling teams, and triathlon teams, as well as corporate organizations including CamelBak. She’s also been featured in the TrainingPeaks blog and webinar series as an expert in Mental Skills Training.
She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology at Sonoma State University and her Master of Arts degree in sport psychology at John F. Kennedy University.
Carrie is engaging, energetic, and fun. She has a great sense of humor and employs a real-life approach to working on the mental aspects of sport and performance with her clients. Carrie has her own personal commitment to lifelong fitness and when she isn’t working you might find her hiking a trail, playing guitar, or hitting the slopes on her snowboard.
In this podcast, Carrie and Cindra talk about:
You can find a full description of the Podcast at cindrakamphoff.com/carriecheadle.
“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it. Go through it. Or work around it.” Michael Jordan
High performers in sport, business and life keep doing. They don’t let adversity stop them. They work around the adversity. They embrace adversity because it helps them grow into the person they are supposed to become to reach their destiny.
This Week’s Power Phrase: “I embrace adversity. I keep going. I see difficulties as happening for me, not to me.”
The Colombia native is a Mental Performance Coach at the Cleveland Indians where he assists players, coaches and other staff members. His focus is on the development and integration of programs and services that enhance performance and mental and emotional growth. Additionally, Oscar’s responsibilities include the design and implementation of systems that facilitate the acculturation process of Spanish speaking players.
Gutierrez’s practice in sport and performance psychology has included athletes and teams in soccer, tennis, swimming, diving, basketball, bowling, slalom, bowling, baseball, and other sports. He is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant with the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). Oscar is a 2008 graduate of Florida Atlantic University, received a Master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling from Florida State University in 2012, and completed his doctorate in Sport and Exercise Psychology from Florida State University.
In this podcast, Oscar and Cindra talk about:
You can find a full description of the Podcast at cindrakamphoff.com/oscar.
“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” Henry Ford
High performers let go of mistakes. Mistakes and disappointments can teach us a lot about ourselves and lead to success. It’s important when we do experience failure that we see it as learning tool – perhaps motivating us to improve and get better. The best, learn, burn and return.
This Week’s Power Phrase: I see failure and mistakes as opportunity to learn and grow. I flush it!
Since December 2017, Dr. Stephany C. Coakley has served as the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Mental Health at Temple University. In this role, she is responsible for ensuring that student-athletes, from 19 teams, have access to mental wellness services that they need.
An experienced and certified mental performance consultant (CMPC), she is also the founder/director of Maximum Mental Training Associates (MMTA) LLC, a performance psychology consulting business. She is dedicated to helping athletes, youth to professional, master the fundamentals of mental preparation for training and competition.
Dr. Coakley has worked with the Superbowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles (2015 – 2017) as the clinician and Rookie Success Program facilitator; as Group Doctor, for the NBA Pre-Draft Combine. For 10 years, she worked as a Master Resilience Trainer – Performance Expert with the United States Army.
Dr. Coakley earned both her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from Temple University. She received her Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Sport and Exercise Science with a concentration in Sport Psychology from the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, North Carolina.
In this podcast, Stephany and Cindra talk about:
You can find a full description of the Podcast at cindrakamphoff.com/steph.
You can reach Dr. Coakley at www.maximumentaltraining.com.