How to Develop Mastery

In this episode, Dr. Cindra talks about how we can approach any task from a mastery or an ego orientation. A mastery orientation is focused on improving and learning. With a mastery orientation, you engage because you enjoy it and are passionate about the activity. This is the orientation we want to develop because it…

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How to Lead Yourself

Leading yourself can be very difficult because our brain is hardwired to see what is missing. Instead, you can lead yourself to your own personal vision by remembering these three principles: 1) What you think about yourself, you become, 2) Thoughts only have power if you believe them, and 3) You can act independent of…

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How to Set Goals for 2022

High performers set goals because it gives them direction and focus. They get clear on what they want and spend time reflecting on their wishes and dreams. In this episode, Dr. Cindra Kamphoff shares 3 strategies as you set your goals for the new year.     Power Phrase this Week: “I am committed to my goals and…

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3 Ways to Reduce Stress

High performers see stressful situations as a challenge they can overcome instead of a threat to their performance or confidence. They remember it’s all about their perception of a situation and they talk to themselves powerful when experiencing stress – reminding themselves they can handle anything. Remember, “You have the resources to overcome this.”  Power…

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Reflecting on 2021

Grit has been described as the #1 predictor of success. Grit is important we keep developing within ourselves because it is connected to our performance in work, school, and sport. We can develop our grit as we reflect on the year and ask ourselves, “What did we learn? How did we fail? And what do…

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The Mindset to Overcome Adversity

High performers see stressful situations as a challenge they can overcome instead of a threat to their performance or confidence. This improves their health and their performance. They talk to themselves powerful when experiencing stress – reminding themselves they can handle anything.  Quote of the Week: “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is…

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3 Ways to Reduce Pressure

High performers in sport, business, and life use pressure to be at their best. They use natural tools inside of them to see pressure as a privilege. In this episode, Cindra talks about how the best POP the Pressure they feel.   Power Phrase of the Week: “ I see pressure as a privilege. Pressure leads me…

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Growing Your Gratitude

Gratitude is connected to better health, more optimism and resilience. This week, you could start using a scientifically proven tool to make you feel more grateful. Three tools we discussed are starting your day with gratitude, using gratitude language, or ending your day with confidence. Choose gratitude! This perspective is always available.  Power Phrase this…

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Live and Let Go

Staying gritty and reaching high performance requires adopting the mindset of constant and never-ending improvement. Showing self-compassion is key to adapting and bouncing back quickly after setbacks, adversity, and mistakes. Self-compassion is also a powerful antidote to stress, anxiety, and perfectionistic thinking, which can lead to poor performance. When we practice self-compassion, we are able…

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Why Perfectionism is Your Worst Enemy

As a top-performing business leader, entrepreneur, or salesperson, it is good to strive for success and have high expectations. These high standards keep you going, striving to be your best. When you strive to be your best, you help others around you do the same. But perfection is unattainable. In this episode, Dr. Kamphoff describes…

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