5 Key Steps to go from the Pits to the Peak – Getting out of a slump

Do you ever feel you are in a fog?
What do you do when you are in a slump?
Do you feel like it will last forever?

One of my clients is currently in a slump and it’s not to do with their sports. It’s to do with their career performance. They are entrepreneurs, parents, athletes and great people. I had a session with them last week and listened to the despair in their voice and the hopelessness. They feel like a  failure and said to me “I’m overwhelmed unable to even think clearly, so stuck”. Sometimes it can be in your head but it still impacts your mental, emotional, physical and technical abilities. Continue reading

7 Characteristic Traits of A Champion

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be at the top of your game in business or life?

Have you watched great athletes or leaders achieve outstanding results?

Do you feel you have what it takes to do the same?

So, what makes a champion? Raymond Floyd, 1976 Master Winner stated “It’s what is above your shoulders that make you a champion” and that is the truth. The mental game is what makes or breaks you in business, life or sports.  Champions have certain qualities and abilities that gives them the edge to produce amazing results. Here are ones I help develop and feel are 7 key qualities that produce champions:

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7 Steps to Clear Mental Chaos

Do you lack focus?

Do you feel stuck, overwhelmed and unable to take action?

Many people have a hard time slowing down their brain or clearing the thoughts in their mind.  Thoughts often come at whirlwind speed, and it can be hard to concentrate on the tasks at hand be it our work, our home life, or maybe our sports performance. When so many thoughts are floating around in the mind it creates what I call “mental chatter or chaos”.

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Top Qualities of Successful Women &  Leaders

I have always been blessed to be surrounded by powerful women who inspired and made me grow personally and professionally. There were trail blazers who led the way and had great impact on my life and destination. I’d like to pay tribute to them by highlighting some of the key qualities they reflected and instilled in me. They paved the way for me to become the person I am today and guided me to do what I do best.

Let me share with you the top qualities of successful women and leaders.

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7 Qualities of Successful Women & Leaders

In honour of International Women’s Day this week I pay tribute to women who impacted my life, plus share what I’ve learned from them and the necessary traits required to succeed and lead.

I have so many, too many to list, as I have always been blessed to be surrounded with powerful women who inspired and made me grow personally and professionally. I am grateful as they have paved the way for me to become the person I am today and guided me to do what I do best.

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3 Traits you may share with Athletes to excel

As a coach of over achievers both in the business world and the sport’s world I know their challenges and desires. My experience has shown me that they run parallel and their goals the same, they want to be the best.

I recall working with a young golfer whose goal was to make Team Canada.  They already had dedicated many years from a very young age to develop their skills, both physical and technical, but the one piece that was missing was a formal systematic mental training program. Continue reading