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High Performance Mindset | Learn from World-Class Leaders, Consultants, Athletes & Coaches about Mindset

Do you want to develop the mindset of the World’s Best? Are you ready to unlock your true potential? Join Dr. Cindra Kamphoff each week, a national leader in the field of Sports and Performance Psychology, as she interviews thought leaders, executives, professional athletes, and entrepreneurs to help you get out of your comfort zone and after your goals. With nearly one million downloads and counting, Dr. Kamphoff provides insights into her personal work with the Minnesota Vikings, Fortune 100 companies, and other top executives and athletes to help you accomplish all your goals and dreams. Ready to launch your true potential? Buckle up and let’s go. Subscribe now and hit the play button.
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Aug 5, 2022

Today on the podcast we talk about taking 100% responsibility for all areas of your life. This is essential for our success. At the end of my day, you could take the Responsibility Test. As you lie in bed, ask yourself, “Did I take 100 percent responsibility today?” If the answer is no, show yourself some compassion, remembering that you are human and that tomorrow is a new day. Wake up the next morning ready to take 100 percent responsibility. 

Power Phrase this Week: “I take 100 percent responsibility for my success.” 

Quote of the Week: “Find success by taking responsibility for your life. Learn how to take 100% responsibility.” Jack Canfield 

Aug 2, 2022

Dr. Doug Gardner has spent twenty-four years working with athletes, coaches, executives and organizations throughout the athletic and performance spectrum. Doug brings on-the-ground experience, in addition to a theory-to-practice common sense approach to improvement in preparation and performance of both the person and the player. Doug is a respected member in the industry of Applied Sport Psychology, and he has experiences working with the Green Bay Packers, the Boston Red Sox, and the NFL Players Association. In his role with executives, he works to enhance leadership capabilities, build cohesive teams and to grow business opportunities internally and externally.

In this interview, Doug and I discuss:

  • The psychology of preparation
  • The role of awareness in high performance
  • How to think neutrally
  • The difference between mindfulness and mindlessness
  • What to do when you overthink

HIGH PERFORMANCE MINDSET SHOWNOTES FOR THIS EPISODE: www.cindrakamphoff.com/503

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TO REACH DR DOUG: dg@thinksport.com OR WWW.THINKSPORT.COM

Love the show? Rate and review the show for Cindra to mention you on the next episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/high-performance-mindset-learn-from-world-class-leaders/id1034819901

 

Jul 25, 2022

We all have the need to matter. How does what you do help, inspire, and provide for others? We achieve our deepest satisfaction when we desire to make a difference in the world. When we understand and express our gifts in the interest and for the sake of others, we feel fully alive. Dr. Cindra encourages you to answer the 4 questions provided and reflect on your ikigai today. 

Power Phrase this Week: “I know my reason for being. I live with purpose each day.” 

Quote of the Week: “Our ikiagi is different for all of us, but one thing we have in common is that we are all searching for meaning.” Hector Garcia, Author 

Jul 15, 2022

In this episode, Dr. Kamphoff shares 5 ways we can develop our grit. High performers are gritty. They know what they really, really, really want. They get clear on why they do what they do. They also choose to feel good each day, and give themselves some grace and compassion along the way. 

Power Phrase this Week: “I am gritty. I am passionate and have a clear vision of the life I am building.” 

Quote of the Week: “Everybody has their own Mount Everest— we were put on this earth to climb.” —Seth Godin, entrepreneur and author 

 

Jul 9, 2022

For 20+ years, Fabienne Fredrickson has powerfully mentored thousands of women business owners to grow, then scale their businesses, earning them tens of millions collectively each year, while increasing their time off to enjoy lives they love.

Her Leveraged Business methodology is based on her nearly 15 years of experience in generating multiple 7 figures annually with three children at home, while taking 14 weeks of unplugged vacations each year. It is proven to work.

Fabienne’s revolutionary book, The Leveraged Business: How You Can Go From Overwhelmed at 6-Figures to 7 Figures (and Get Your Life Back) is the new definitive roadmap on how she’s done it with heart and how you can too, without sacrificing your life.

You can get a free copy of the book at TheLeveragedBusinessBook.com, and you can find her at Boldheart.com and on social media channels.

In this interview, Fabienne and Cindra discuss:

  • How to develop a leveraged business
  • 8 strategic Leverage Activators to grow your business to $1 million
  • How to address your limiting beliefs about money that impact business development
  • The difference between masculine and feminine energy, as it relates to growing a business

“What is a Leveraged Business? It is the result of doing less, better – using smaller efforts to multiply your outcomes and turning your business into a self-managing company.” Fabienne

HIGH PERFORMANCE MINDSET SHOWNOTES FOR THIS EPISODE: www.cindrakamphoff.com/500

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TO FIND MORE ABOUT FABIENNE: https://boldheart.com/

Love the show? Rate and review the show for Cindra to mention you on the next episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/high-performance-mindset-learn-from-world-class-leaders/id1034819901

 

 

Jun 29, 2022

High performers know who they are. They grow in their awareness of themselves and one way to do that is to identify your core values in a conscious way. Meaning, you decide what values, or core beliefs, you want guiding you in this phase of life. Then, you can use these values to guide your behavior and actions. 

Power Phrase this Week: I know myself and use my values to guide my actions each day.” 

Quote of the Week: Elvis Presley said, “Values are like fingerprints. Nobody’s are the same, but you leave them all over everything you do.” 

Jun 23, 2022

High performers are intentional with their outlook realizing that they can change their focus at any time. They use the practice of reframing each day when they experience difficulties. They don’t ignore the difficulty, but instead see a different perspective and how experiencing the obstacle is helping them. This helps them feel positive and motivated to keep going in their life, sport, and/or job.  

Power Phrase this Week: I use reframing regularly to keep me passionate and charged for my goals and my life. I see a setback as a comeback.” 

Quote of the Week: “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” Wayne Dyer 

Jun 17, 2022

In this episode, we talk about how you can do hard things. You are more capable than you realize.  You have a reserve tank that you haven’t even tapped. You can move to the next level whatever that next level is for you. And you can do difficult things 😊

This Week’s Power Phrase: “I have a reserve tank that hasn’t even been tapped. I work hard, stay the course, and remain gritty. 

This Week's Quote of the Week: “Success is never owned it is only rented, and the rent is due every day.” —Rory Vaden, Bestselling Author, Take the Stairs 

Jun 10, 2022
John Register failed to clear a hurdle as he trained for the Olympic Games—a move that led to a tragic accident and altered his life forever. He shifted his focus and embraced a “new normal mindset.” The decorated Persian Gulf War combat U.S. Army veteran world champion became a two-time Paralympic Games Silver Medalist, professional speaker, and global influencer.  

Register “amputated his fears” and founded the U.S. Olympic Committee Paralympic Military Sports Program. He authored 10 Stories to Impact Any Leader: Journal Your Way to Leadership Success in Spring 2020 and works with business leaders to hurdle adversity, amputate fear, and embrace a new normal mindset to win life's medals. The artificial leg he used to win the silver medal is displayed in the Olympic and Paralympic Museum in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 

In this interview, John and Cindra discuss: 

  • His definition of the “New Normal Mindset” 
  • 3 ways to develop the “New Normal Mindset” 
  • How we can “amputate our fear” 
  • 10 Power Words to overcome any obstacle  
  • How we can each “hurdle” the adversity we experience 

HIGH PERFORMANCE MINDSET SHOWNOTES FOR THIS EPISODE: www.cindrakamphoff.com/496

FB COMMUNITY FOR THE HPM PODCAST: https://www.facebook.com/groups/highperformancemindsetcommunity 

FOLLOW CINDRA ON INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/cindrakamphoff/ 

FOLLOW CINDRA ON TWITTER: https://twitter.com/mentally_strong 

TO FIND MORE ABOUT JOHN: John Register | Inspired Communications International - John Register - Inspired Communications International, LLC 

Love the show? Rate and review the show for Cindra to mention you on the next episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/high-performance-mindset-learn-from-world-class-leaders/id1034819901 

Jun 7, 2022
In this episode, Dr. Cindra talks about the practice of "future-tripping" where we experience anticipatory anxiety and how address future-tripping. She provides us a reminder that you may think that mastering your mindset is like riding a bike—once you learn it, you can always do it—but actually stepping into your potential and living the High Performance Mindset requires ongoing attention. Your mind is a muscle; it takes daily practice to master it. She teaches us how to visit the future without dwelling on it.   This Week's Power Phrase: “My mind is a muscle. It takes daily practice to master it.” 

This Week's Quote of the Week: “I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.” —Mark Twain 

HIGH PERFORMANCE MINDSET SHOWNOTES FOR THIS EPISODE: www.cindrakamphoff.com/495

FOLLOW CINDRA ON INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/cindrakamphoff/ 

FOLLOW CINDRA ON TWITTER: https://twitter.com/mentally_strong 

Love the show? Rate and review the show for Cindra to mention you on the next episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/high-performance-mindset-learn-from-world-class-leaders/id1034819901 

 

May 26, 2022
It’s easy to compare yourself or your performance to others instead of staying focused on your own improvement. It’s easy because we live in a culture obsessed with comparison. Go deep for a minute: How have you shifted your eyes toward your competitors or others’ achievements or things? How has this impacted your performance or happiness? Would you like to change your focus? In this episode, Dr. Cindra helps us explore the negative consequences of comparison and what to do instead.

Power Phrase of the Week: “ I pursue my standard of excellence. I stay gritty and work to be my best one step at a time.”

Quote of the Week: “Comparison is the thief of joy.” —Theodore Roosevelt

May 21, 2022

For over 20 years, hundreds of thousands of people, both national and international audiences of all sizes, have experienced the passion, creativity, storytelling, unshakeable positivity and mind-shifting power of Dr. James Smith, Jr. CSP.

After 14 years in corporate America, and four years working with several training and development and diversity and inclusion consulting firms, Dr. James formed his own company help others remove self-created and/or organizational barriers to jump into their BIGNESS.

A personal-power expert, educator, speaker and coach, Dr. James has taken his message to over 25 countries and has achieved the National Speakers Association Certified Speaking Professional designation – a designation that only about 17 percent of NSA members worldwide have earned. Dr. James has authored three books with The No Excuse Guide to Success: No Matter What Your Boss or Life Throws at You book earning an NAACP Image Award nomination. His most recent book (a co-authored book project), A Collective Breath: Stories of Being Black in America and Visions of Change, was recently released.

In this interview, James and Cindra discuss:

  • The true meaning of authenticity
  • Why it is more important than ever before for leaders to be their authentic best
  • His life-changing decision to pursue his own authenticity more often
  • What hinders authentic expression
  • And 3 ways to pursue authenticity more in your life

HIGH PERFORMANCE MINDSET SHOWNOTES FOR THIS EPISODE: www.cindrakamphoff.com/493

FB COMMUNITY FOR THE HPM PODCAST: https://www.facebook.com/groups/highperformancemindsetcommunity

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TO FIND MORE ABOUT DR. JAMES: https://www.drjamessmithjr.com/

Love the show? Rate and review the show for Cindra to mention you on the next episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/high-performance-mindset-learn-from-world-class-leaders/id1034819901

May 11, 2022

To create the life, performance, and business that you desire and deserve, you have to see it first. You have to have a positive expectation about yourself, other people, and the circumstances in your life. Dr. Kamphoff talks in this episode how when you continually believe in the best-case scenario and make it happen with your "my-scenario", your life changes. This will change your future and bring your grit to a whole new level. 

This Week's Power Phrase: “ I focus on what I want to happen. I believe the sky is the limit for me.” 

This Week's Quote of the Week: “Don’t spend a lot of time imaging the worst-case scenario. It rarely goes down as you imagine it will, and if by some fluke it does, you will have lived it twice.” —Michael J. Fox 

May 6, 2022

Many of us have gifts that we are not expressing to their fullest. We may not have reflected about what is unique about us, or we might have taken our own unique gifts for granted. We may have even overlooked or downplayed them. But when you name your gifts and work to find your Zone of Genius, you gain more excitement and energy to live your life on purpose. Dr. Kamphoff asks us to consider “What is in your Zone of Genius? How can you spend more time in that zone?” When you make the choice to do just that, you thrive. You spend more time doing what you love and what you were uniquely designed to do. 

This Week’s Power Phrase: “I own my unique skills and talents. I engage in what I love.” 

Quote of the Week: “Hard work doesn’t feel like hard work when you are doing what you love.” —Unknown 

Apr 27, 2022

Today on the podcast we discuss expectations. Expectations can place pressure on us without even realizing it. To be our best more often, we want to stay focused on excellence, not perfection. We are at our best without expectations when we are focused on the process (the small things we need to do) and our mind is in the present (not the future where expectations live). Today, to be the best you that you can be – do your best and have fun. These two expectations will free you from pressure. 

Power Phrase this Week: “I do my best and have fun!” 

Quote of the Week: “Expect nothing, appreciate everything.” Anonymous 

Apr 15, 2022

Your inner critic is your disempowering inner voice that can sounds scared, angry, or judgmental. We want to be aware of our inner critic to reduce it. We all have an inner critic inside of us. Remember our inner critic tends to lie to us. We want to respond to our inner critic with challenging it, and choose a more empowering and truthful statement to tell ourselves instead. 

Quote of the Week: “Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.” Brene Brown 

This Week’s Power Phrase: “I talk to myself powerfully instead of listening to my inner critic.” 

Apr 13, 2022

Regularly practicing gratitude is powerful because it has a lasting impact when doing it regularly. Gratitude is connected to better health, more optimism and resilience. Remember, you can shift your focus at any time to what is good and what you are gratitude for in the situation. Choose to take the perspective of a resilient person and draw the good from a difficulty. 

Quote of the Week: “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”—Oprah Winfrey 

Power Phrase of the Week: I choose to intentionally practice gratitude daily. I focus on what I am grateful for to stay fueled and excited for my life.” 

Mar 29, 2022

Dr. Adam Naylor leads the Performance Psychology division of Integrated Mental Health Services for Deloitte and is a mental performance coach for Telos Sport Performance Consulting. He has spent over two decades serving as a mental performance consultant to high performance leaders and competitors – an expert in emotions and mindsets that allow people to thrive and connect well with teams.

His clients have stood on Olympic podiums, hoisted the Stanley Cup, competed in tennis’s Grand Slams, won NCAA championships, thrived in international soccer competition, led corporations large and small, and more. He has published and presented widely on topics ranging from self-regulation under stress to the social-environmental factors that shape performance through the psycho-social development of leaders.

In this interview, Adam and I discuss:

  • 4 tips to operate under stress and thrive
  • Why the mental game is tough to implement
  • How acceptance allows you to perform confidently

HIGH PERFORMANCE MINDSET SHOWNOTES FOR THIS EPISODE: www.cindrakamphoff.com/487

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TO FIND MORE ABOUT ADAM: Telos SPC (telos-spc.com)

Love the show? Rate and review the show for Cindra to mention you on the next episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/high-performance-mindset-learn-from-world-class-leaders/id1034819901

 
Mar 23, 2022

In order to reduce overthinking, self-doubt, fear – all of our inner limits – it all starts with self-awareness. Your self-awareness is having an understanding of yourself, your emotions, and what drives you. Cindra challenges you this week to notice yourself – how are you feeling/thinking about, and use the PCR strategy that she discusses to keep increasing your own awareness of yourself. 

This Week’s Power Phrase: “I choose to lead the hardest person first—myself. 

This Week’s Quote of the Week: “Self-awareness is the ability to take an honest look at your life without any attachment to it being right or wrong, good or bad.” Author Debbie Ford 

Mar 11, 2022

Think about a time that you were in flow. What did your flow zone feel like? What led to that feeling? What were you doing? Dr. Cindra shares with us three things we can do to get in the flow more often. Flow is like a muscle—the more you train and experience flow, the easier it will be to reach your flow zone. 

Power Phrase of the Week: “I find my flow and do what I love.”

Quote of the Week: “This is how memories are made….by going with the flow.” Amanda Bynes 

Mar 7, 2022

High performers don’t hope their thinking will work for them; they make their thinking work for them. They are intentional and purposeful with their daily self-talk. They condition their minds each and every day which helps overcome self-doubt. In this episode, Cindra shares two ways to address self-doubt to be intentional with your self-talk.  

This Week’s Power Phrase:  “I level up my thoughts to level up my life.” 

This Week’s Quote of the Week: “Fear and self-doubt have always been the greatest enemies of human potential.” Brian Tracy 

Feb 26, 2022

We can all train our mind like a professional athlete, and we should. When we do, we get to our goal quicker and think and act like a high performer.  To give ourselves the best chance of success, we can work to have a short-term memory of mistakes, focus on the right thing at the right time, and see adversity as helping us get to where we want to go. 

 

This Week’s Power Phrase:  “I train my focus each day to help me reach my goals.” 

Quote of the Week: “The sky has no limits. Neither should you.” Usain Bolt 

Feb 22, 2022

Everyone is a leader. As a leader, you are leading yourself and leading others towards a common goal or purpose. You will not be effective at leading others until you’re first effective at leading yourself. In this episode, Dr. Cindra talks about how we can each lead ourselves more intentionally.  

This Week’s Power Phrase: “I show up in this world with intention.” 

This Week’s Quote: “To lead yourself, use your head. To lead others, use your heart.” John Maxwell

Feb 4, 2022

We have the opportunity to practice acceptance every minute of every day. We can work to accept the situation, accept ourselves, or accept other people. Acceptance is a pillar of peak performance. In this episode, Dr. Kamphoff shares with us how we can move towards acceptance more often.  

This Week’s Power Phrase: “I accept what is and know that I am doing the best I can.” 

Quote of the Week: Wayne Dyer said, “When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”

Jan 29, 2022

The key to feeling unstuck is a change in your perspective. In this podcast, we discuss three perspective shifts to getting unstuck to help you feel like your best self again. 

Power Phrase of the Week:  “Each day I master my mindset and see the opportunity in the difficulty!”  

Quote of the Week: “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” Dolly Parton

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