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Dr. Michael Gervais - High Performance Psychologist

Ep. 213

Dr. Gervais is one of the most sought-after high-performance coaches on the planet. He has worked with Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks, Olympic medalists, UFC fighters, MLB players, and coaches from every major sport. He is also the host of the Finding Mastery podcast and the founder of Compete to Create, a business he founded with Pete Caroll. 

Dr. Gevais has been featured in NBC, ABC, FOX, ESPN, NFL Network, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Outside Magazine, WIRED, ESPN Magazine, and the Harvard Business Review. 

We talk about how to help athletes, dealing with failure in baseball, and the exact process that Dr. Gervais uses when working with someone. 

Topics and questions during the episode:

How can I sustain the right type of mindset to grow to get better? 

The #1 fear for most humans is what people might think of them. 

How can we re-define failure in baseball?

What will happen if I don’t perform well?

Failure is the inability for us to not go for it. 

We have to be able to use information well. It’s up to us on how we use it. 

Co-Rumination and why it’s important for us to talk about our failure’s but not ruminate on it. 

“My purpose in life is to help people stay in the present moment”

The present moment is also the key to getting into flow state.

A typical day in the life of Dr. Michael Gervais.

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