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Sep 28, 2022

“Beware of the thief in your mind that’s after your promise and purpose.” Jim Rohn 

Think of your inner limits like thieves in your mind. The thieves take away your power, motivation, and a connection to your purpose. Your thieves are inner limits. Today we are going to talk about three – the three biggest self-limitations that get in the way of our best: 1) Limiting beliefs, 2) Comparison, and 3) Judgment. 

Power Phrase this Week:I choose to empower my beliefs about myself and the world to reach my potential.” 

 

Sep 20, 2022

Dr. Rob Elliott Owens, CMPC, CSCS, BCC is a leadership and mindset performance coach trained in the mental and physical aspects of human performance. He currently consults with healthcare and business executives.  He is the former chair of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) Diversity Committee, and co-facilitated AASP’s Diversity in Sport and Culture course from 2017 until 2021. He currently serves on the certification council for the Certified Mental Performance Consultant credential. In addition to his coaching work, Dr. Owens has taught workshops and college-level courses on leadership development; diversity and inclusion; positive coaching; health and wellness; and group, team, and organizational dynamics. He is a board-certified coach and a nationally certified counselor.   

In this interview, Rob and Cindra discuss: 

  • Mindset practices needed to thrive 
  • What is means to be a humble leader 
  • How to be cultural inclusive 
  • What we should consider about culture when working with people 

HIGH PERFORMANCE MINDSET SHOWNOTES FOR THIS EPISODE: www.cindrakamphoff.com/511 

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

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

TO REACH DR. ROB: http://resolute-counseling.org  

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 

 

 

Sep 16, 2022

hink of your mind as having two parts: the observer mind and the thinking mind. The thinking mind is the monkey mind going from thought to thought to thought. In this episode, Dr. Cindra talks about how to thoughts to be your best more often.

Quote of the Week: "Observe your thoughts and actions so that you can live from true choice in the present moment rather than being run by programming from the past." T. Harv Eker 

Power Phrase this Week: “I notice my thoughts and quietly observe my mind.”

Sep 6, 2022

Becoming happier and being your best self means learning how to disengage from overthinking. Every day, in all parts of our life, we can experience minor setbacks and hassles. Learning to stop overthinking about them will help you reach your highest level of performance and think like the world’s best. 

Power Phrase this Week: “I notice when I excessively and endlessly think too much. I remind myself why I should be confident in my plan and myself.” 

Quote of the Week: Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could, some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson 

Aug 30, 2022

Thinking about your big vision to give you energy and motivation. But day to day we also need to stay focused on the process because it allows us to be in the present moment. It’s important to stay focused on the daily process and the present moment, as it decreases stress, pressure, and anxiety. Plus, when you stay focused on the process, you are more likely to persist, stay passionate about your work, and have a higher sense of satisfaction. You’ll also think less about failure and be more likely to try new things. 

Quote for of the Week: “Fall in love with the process and the results will come.” Eric Thomas 

Power Phrase this Week: “I take my goals on step at a time focused on the process.”

Aug 26, 2022

Dr. Britt Andreatta is an internationally recognized thought leader who uses her background in leadership, neuroscience, psychology, and education to create brain-science based solutions for today’s workplace challenges. Britt is the former CLO for Lynda.com (LinkedIn Learning) and has over 10 million views worldwide of her online courses. She regularly consults with organizations on leadership development and learning strategy. Britt is the author of several books on the brain science of success including Wired to Grow, Wired to Resist, and Wired to Connect. In 2021, she was named a Top 20 Learning Influencer and a Top 20 HR Influencer for Leadership Development.  

 

In this interview, Dr. Britt and Cindra discuss: 

  • Why people are experience more burnout than ever before 
  • 4 Steps to Post Traumatic Growth 
  • The emotions people experience during change 
  • 4 Main Types of Change Journeys 
  • Organization recommendation  
  • How fear and failure get in the way of embracing change 

HIGH PERFORMANCE MINDSET SHOWNOTES FOR THIS EPISODE: www.cindrakamphoff.com/508   

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

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

TO REACH DR BRITT: https://www.brittandreatta.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 

 

 

Aug 22, 2022
In this episode, Dr. Cindra talks about how it's going beyond grit that leads to mastering your mindset and reaching your potential, to realizing your bold vision and building the business and career of your dreams. The ten practices she shares in her new book, Beyond Grit for Business, leads to greatness, realization of potential, and consistent high performance. You can purchase the book at www.beyondgrit.com and receive $5 off, free shipping, a Multiply Your Confidence video series, a Values Exercise, a Confidence-Building Morning Routine, a Game-Changing Business Roadmap, and the High Performance Mindset Summit for free!
 
 

Power Phrase this Week: “I take action today to master my mindset to master my life.”

Quote of the Week: “Grit depends on a different kind of hope. It rests on the expectation  that our own efforts  can improve our future.” Angela Duckworth  

To order Dr. Cindra's new book and receive 7 bonuses, visit: www.beyondgrit.com

 

Aug 18, 2022

Dr. Alex Auerbach is the Director of Wellness and Development for the Toronto Raptors. He joined the Toronto Raptors after serving as the Director of Clinical and Sport Psychology for the University of Arizona. Dr. Auerbach has worked with NCAA Division-I schools in the Pac-12, ACC, Big 12, and Conference USA. Dr. Auerbach earned his doctoral degree in counseling psychology with a specialization in sport and performance psychology from the University of North Texas. He received a Master’s in Business Administration from Salve Regina University and a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Arizona. Dr. Auerbach is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant, a Licensed Psychologist, and a member of the United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry. 

In this interview, Alex and Cindra discuss: 

  • The 3 mindsets that separate the best from the rest 
  • How stress can be enhancing 
  • The case against self-affirmations 
  • The reason we should fall in love with boredom  
  • Why we need a dash of fixed mindset 

HIGH PERFORMANCE MINDSET SHOWNOTES FOR THIS EPISODE: www.cindrakamphoff.com/506 

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

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

TO REACH DR ALEX:  Alex Auerbach | LinkedIn 

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 

 

Aug 14, 2022

A stretch goal helps you move beyond your current capabilities and performance. It requires sacrifice, dreaming big, and grit, and it should push you toward new possibilities, feeding the fire in your belly. A stretch goal may even be a little uncomfortable to pursue. It might include a new approach or a brand-new path. What hard, gritty goals do you want to pursue? 

Quote of the Week: “The key to stretch is to reach for more than you think is possible. Don’t sell yourself short by thinking that you’ll fail.” Jack Welch, Former Chairman of General Electric 

 
Power Phrase this Week: “I stretch myself to keep dreaming big.”
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.” 

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