Tim Grover | Achieve Superhuman Focus by Annihilating Distractions
In today’s episode, we cover winning with Tim Grover. Tim is the CEO of ATTACK Athletics, a keynote speaker and consultant to business leaders, athletes (including Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade), and elite achievers, and is the preeminent authority on the science and art of physical and mental dominance and achieving excellence.
Winning is something we all experience in a lifetime, but what does it take to win at winning, how do winners manage their time with everything else they do, and what do you need to do if you want to be the best at what you do?
What to Listen For
- How did Tim Grover get his start working with Michael Jordan - 0:00
- How do you build trust with clients when starting out as a trainer or coach?
- What do elite performers do to manage self-doubt and insecurity, and what can you learn from how they do it?
- The three categories of winners and their mindsets - 10:54
- What 3 categories can individuals be broken down into and why will being in 2 of the 3 categories prevent you from being the best at what you do?
- How do you need to approach failure if you want to be a winner?
- What mindset do you need to stay ahead of everyone around you who is also trying to win?
- Why is it not enough to only know the fundamentals if you want to win?
- What do you need to look for to make winners keep winning - 24:00
- What allows people to win when everyone around them can’t?
- How do you coach people through their insecurities so they can come out the other side as winners?
- How do professional winners push through their distractions to stay focused?
- Where did the Mamba Mentality originate and what did it represent off the court?
- Develop the focus and time management of champions - 39:42
- What is the difference between managing your time and managing your focus, and why should you avoid one if you want to be the best at anything?
- What do you need to do to create balance and time in your life?
- What role does selfishness play in winning?
- How do you set boundaries when you’re surrounded by people who want your attention all the time?
Elite performers don’t just have talent and skill. They also use their minds to manage self-doubt, insecurity, and distractions in order to stay focused on the task at hand. And there is no one way that works for everyone. What we can say with certainty about how you need to approach failure if you want to be a winner comes down to this simple but powerful truth: You must see your failures as opportunities for growth—as learning experiences which will help make you better than ever before!
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Resources from this Episode
Winning: The Unforgiving Race to Greatness by Tim Grover
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