Today’s interview was a true honor for me with Dr. Jim Loehr. He is the author of several extraordinary books that have impacted my life and career, but today we focus on his most recent Leading with Character: 10 Minutes a Day to a Brilliant Legacy. He is a prolific author and does fantastic work in the area of high performance as a Performance Psychologist and worldwide expert in this space.
In this conversation with Dr. Loehr, we discuss what it means to win, the work that goes into developing character, and understanding how our brain filters information. All these things can help us or get in our way. He strongly brings the message home on how to leave a legacy including the process to follow to ensure you leave the legacy you want to leave. You will certainly want to take notes on this episode of Winning Teams as this is one of the most transformational interviews I’ve ever done.
What We Talked About in This Episode:
- Dr. Loehr’s Background, Education, and Career
- Performance Psychology and High Performance Teams
- The Difference Between Top Performers and Everyone Else
- The Science of Recovery From Stress
- Biomechanics of Performance
- Playing and Working for the Right Reasons
- Dr. Loehr’s Definition of Legacy
- Leading with Character and the Accompanying Journal
- Health Ignites Performance
- Nurture, Nature, and Choice
- Reflective Consciousness is our Super Power
- The Brain as a Fiction-Creating Machine
- How the Brain Responds to Conflicting Information
- Showing Up as the Best Version of Yourself
- Exercises From Leading with Character
- The Power of Purpose and the Chase
About Our Guest:
Dr. Jim Loehr is a world-renowned performance psychologist, Co-Founder of the Human Performance Institute, and author of 17 books including his most recent, Leading with Character. From his more than 30 years of experience and applied research, Dr. Loehr believes the single most important factor in successful achievement, personal fulfillment and life satisfaction is the strength of one’s character. He strongly contends that character strength can be built in the same way that muscle strength is built through energy investment.Jim Loehr is also well known for his individual work with top-flight athletes and Olympians. Dr. Loehr has a masters and doctorate in psychology, serves on several scientific boards, and is a full member of the American Psychological Association, the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology.
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