“You give life to what you give energy to.” Anonymous
High performers commit to bringing positive energy. They wake up to their energy. They bring more positive energy than other’s negative energy. Then, they create energy by determining their focus.
Power Phrase this Week: “I commit to bringing positive energy. I determine my energy by my focus.”
Dr. Jamie Shapiro is an Associate Professor and the Assistant Director of the Master's in Sport and Performance Psychology program in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver. She earned a Ph.D. in Sport and Exercise Psychology from West Virginia University, and an M.S. in Athletic Counseling from Springfield College (2005). She earned a B.S. in Psychology from Brown University, where she was on the gymnastics team for 4 years. Dr. Shapiro is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant, listed on the United States Olympic Committee's Sport Psychology Registry, and a National Certified Counselor by the National Board of Certified Counselors.
Dr. Shapiro is a consultant for Sport & Performance Excellence Consultants based in Denver, CO. She has consulted with youth, collegiate, elite, and Paralympic athletes from a variety of sports. A former competitive gymnast, Dr. Shapiro still likes to do handstands in cool places all over the world. She is originally from NJ, and now that she lives in CO, she is attempting to improve her skiing abilities!
In this podcast, Jamie and Cindra talk about:
When discussing high performers she said, the best “KISS – Keep it simple and smart” to quiet the brain.
You can find a full description of the Podcast at cindrakamphoff.com/jamie.
Born and raised in Eureka, South Dakota, Holly Hoffman was the last remaining member of the Espada Tribe and the last woman standing on Season 21 of CBS’ hit reality show “Survivor Nicaragua”. Through that experience, and others throughout her life, Holly was inspired to share her message of positivity, determination, and confidence with business leaders, teachers, and students across the nation.
A professional speaker and the author of Your Winner Within and Write Yourself a Note, Holly acknowledges that life is made up of challenges, and we are oftentimes faced with situations that seem insurmountable. But within each of us is an ability to focus our thoughts, emotions, and energy to succeed—if only we have the knowledge, tools, and discipline to do so.
Holly is a member of the National Speaker’s Association and travels the country speaking to schools and universities, healthcare organizations, women’s organizations, community leaders, and business professionals.
A lifelong resident of America’s heartland, Holly graduated from her hometown high school in Eureka, South Dakota, and then attended Northern State University. Holly is the proud mother of three wonderful children and several grandchildren.
In this podcast, Holly and Cindra talk about:
You can find a full description of the Podcast at cindrakamphoff.com/holly.
“The biggest source of motivation are your own thoughts, so think big and motivate yourself from within.” Anonymous
High performers staying intrinsically motivated. They focus on the progress they make. They consider how they are part of something bigger and how they touch others. They consider what they do and how it is connected to others.
Power Phrase this Week: “I stay motivated from within. Each day I focus what fuels me and why my work matters.”
“Be thankful for each challenge, because it will build your strength and character.” Anonymous
High performers embrace challenges or trauma. They realize this helps them be their best self. They recognize failure is vital to success and remember is how they respond to the challenges that shapes their passion and grit.
Phrase this Week: “I embrace challenges. These challenges help me be passionate, strong and gritty.”
In this podcast, Mark and Cindra talk about:
You can find a full description of the Podcast at cindrakamphoff.com/mark.
You can find Mark Linquist @MarkJLinquist on Twitter and www.markjlindquist.com/.
“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” Socrates
High performers embrace change. They thrive off it. They realize they can choose how to think and feel. And the first step to do that is remember what you focus on determines how you feel about change. Anything can be viewed as a gift.
Power Phrase this Week: “I embrace change. I see change as a gift.”