84. How to Train Your Mind for Threats and Challenges with Lauren Johnson

“I would rather you be consistent than intense.” – Lauren Johnson

On this episode of The Leadership Locker, Mental Performance Coach Lauren Johnson joins Rich to discuss mentally conditioning yourself for threats and challenges. Listen in as Lauren and Rich talk about mental toughness, threat mindset vs. challenge mindset, and the difference between risk and consequence. Lauren also shares her story of how a soccer injury led her to pursue sports psychology.

Lauren trains professional athletes, military personnel and business professionals through national speaking engagements, educational training workshops and consulting. Lauren’s practical, straight-forward advice and mental performance strategies helps individuals develop mental toughness so they can perform their best regardless of circumstance.

00:09 – Introduction

03:09 – Lauren’s journey to where she is now

08:04 – Expectation management and self-sabotage

12:42 – Bouncing back from success

16:46 – The Curious Case of Clayton Kershaw

20:11 – Threat mindset vs. challenge mindset

24:14 – The difference between risk and consequence

26:15 – How top performers deal with challenges

29:09 – The power of visualization

34:03 – Closing remarks

Here’s how you can connect with Lauren:

Website: https://www.laurenjohnsonandco.com/

Linkedin: http://linkedin.com/in/laurenjohnsonn

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/laurennicolejohnson/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/_laurenjohnson_

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAgiinhnP664j96geaFkdFg

 

Connect with Rich:

Website: www.richcardonamedia.com

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/richardcardona/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/richcardona_/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/richcardonamedia/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/RichCardona