mental toughness

The Olympics and Mental Toughness

It’s been a while since my last post as I took some time off to enjoy the birth of our third child over the holidays and to manage a recent doubling of my client base. In looking at my clients, I’ve made a few observations which I’d like to point out — observations that tie […]

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Mental Toughness = Recession Profits (Part 2)

Over the past few years, I’ve become a very reluctant historian. I’ve been drawn to stories of survival.   In particular one really good book that changed my thinking an awful lot is called “Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why” by Laurence Gonzales.   It’s a book the chronicles truly incredible (such an […]

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Mental Toughness = Recession Profits (Part 1)

In my last post Dealing with Adversity: The Michael Phelps Way, I talked about how Michael Phelps got creamed in one of his best races last week… and then the next day, came back and shattered a world record. This is how the champions deal with adversity. They don’t lie down and play dead. They […]

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