“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
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