Build Confidence From Scratch – review technique 3 of 12

Ask any athlete or competitor about a time when they were confident before competition and somewhere in the conversation, they will use the term “Feel confident.” Confidence is an emotion which results in a feeling. Emotions are always preceded by thoughts, conscious and/or unconscious. Too many people think that confidence is just something that “happens” Read More.

Podcast #9 – Clear Out Fear of Rejection

Whether it’s: The fear of cold-calling or making new contacts in business or sales. Your kid being afraid to disappoint coaches, parents and teammates. You, afraid to step up and teach your expertise to an audience. Fear of not being accepted by your peers. Fear of sexual rejection. Scared to speak up in your group Read More.

Podcast #8 – How To Build Confidence In Kids (and adults)

By far, the most requested outcome I receive from those I work with is “I want more confidence.”   As with most mental toughness attributes like focus, courage, determination, etc. far too many people are completely unaware that building confidence can be a systematic process not much different than how a golf instructor teaches a beginner Read More.

Podcast #7 – How To Get Over The Fear of Failure

Recently, I was on a coaching call with my mental toughness trainer group teaching them all of my methods and how to do what I do as a business.  When we do these calls, I very much encourage the trainers to ask me questions as I do with clients I work with one-on-one.  I believe Read More.

Confidence-Building Hacks For Kids In Sports, part 1

There is all sorts of controversy about kids sports these days. Should we give them all trophies? Should we push them hard so they learn about how the “real” world works? Parents and coaches are often confused by conflicting advice. The video below is part of a 3-part series to help you assist kids playing Read More.

How To Teach Your Sports Kid To Be Fearless

Here’s Confidence Hacks #4 and #5. Your average sports parent boosts their child’s confidence by praising their achievements and reminding them that they have abilities and talents and that they can do anything they want in life if they put their mind to it. Great stuff to teach, yes, do it! 1% sports parents go Read More.

Confidence-Building Hacks For Youth Sports (2 & 3)

What adults need to know about kids is that they don’t think like adults! You, as an adult, don’t really know how you thought back then because you weren’t very self aware. I wouldn’t remember either and the only way I know any of this is because I talk with hundreds of them at a Read More.

Podcast #6 – How To Achieve The Flow State

You have every ability needed to achieve The Flow state. It is a state of mind and emotion that  sets you up for optimal performance and actions and behaviors that are in line with your true values. The idea of “Flow” has been studied and dissected to death because it is well known that if Read More.