“Sometimes the bravest thing you can do is to keep going when you really feel like giving up.”
High performers keep going. They stay the course and stay gritty and resilient. While doing so, they also remain humble knowing the can keep learning and growing.
Phrase this Week: “I stay gritty and resilient. I stay the course.”
“Don’t focus on the difficulty. Focus on what can come from the difficulty.” Jonathan Zierdt
High performers focus on what can come from the difficulty. The look for what inspired them and let that move them. The live with urgency knowing and focusing on how they can make a difference today.
Power Phrase this Week: “I don’t focus on the difficulty. I focus on what can come from the difficulty.”
Joining the Auburn family in October 2018, Dr. Adrian Ferrera provides individual mental health and performance counseling, crisis intervention, consultation and outreach on clinical issues important to student-athletes. He also develops performance enhancement workshops for small groups, coaches and teams.
Dr. Ferrera came to Auburn from the University of Washington, where he served as associate director of counseling and sport psychology. From 2014-17, he was a cognitive performance coach for U.S. Army Special Operations soldiers at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
After earning his master's in counseling with an emphasis in sport psychology from Boston University, Ferrera earned his doctorate in sport and exercise psychology, and an additional master's in counseling, from West Virginia University.
In this podcast, Adrian and Cindra talk about:
You can find a full description of the Podcast at cindrakamphoff.com/adrian.
You can find Dr. Ferrera at firstname.lastname@example.org
“When fear dies, you begin to live.” Stan Beecham
High performers play to win. They realize that fear of failure doesn’t help them in the long run. Instead, they listen to what they are fearing. Stay calm, present and go after what they want.
Power Phrase this Week: “I play to win. I stay calm, present, and go for it!”
“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” Nelson Mandela
High performers cultivate their passion. They work to get and keep the good kind of passion – harmonious passion. They work to keep their results separate from their identity and stay focused on improving their craft.
Power Phrase this Week: “I stay passionate about my craft. I stay focused on the process and being the best I can be.”