Psychological strategies

3 Proven Psychological Strategies to Add Years to Your Life!

Confidence / Self Improvement / Stress Management

No, we haven’t found the fountain of youth. However, psychologists and neuroscientists have conducted a ton of research regarding how people can flourish in this life and enjoy happiness, while actually extending their lives— in both a physically and mentally healthy way. This post truly captures the essence of the three most powerful, research-based psychological strategies to make this happen &#... Read More »

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Simple Secrets for Using the Power of Positive Affirmations to Supercharge Your Sales Success

Blog / Confidence / Sales Professionals / Self Improvement

Since Ruth Fishel published her classic book, “Change Almost Anything in 21 Days,” the power of using positive affirmations has gained much attention.  We now know from the rich research conducted in the field of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) that our belief systems and the thoughts connected with them drive our success or failure. Much outcome research has been conducted with sales professio... Read More »

The Important Link Between Optimism and Sales Success

The Important Link Between Optimism and Sales Success

Blog / Confidence / Sales Professionals / Self Improvement

How do you explain unfortunate events to yourself, such as not getting the sale? Is the tone of your self-talk optimistic or pessimistic? As it turns out, the way you explain negative life events matters because there is a link between optimism and sales success. Based on over 1000 studies, we know that optimism has the power to boost your sales. Research on the link between optimism and sales beg... Read More »

Self Doubt and Confidence Check Box List

Creating a Game Plan for Success to Conquer Self-Doubt

Advising the Advisors / Confidence

The best way to eradicate fear is to begin by understanding the distorted thinking that causes it to appear in the first place. “Imposter Fear” is based on false beliefs; believing that you are really not as competent as you appear to others and it’s only a matter of time before your incompetence is uncovered for all to see. “Imposter Fear” is a learned response to events and situations that you e... Read More »

Joe Flacco

What Advisors Can Learn from Joe Flacco

Advising the Advisors / Confidence

I don’t know Joe Flacco personally. But I know a thing or two about what it takes to become a champion, as he did by winning the 2013 Super Bowl. With my 33 years of experience as a professional sports psychologist, I have counseled and trained many professional football players and world champion athletes. They all face challenges, adversities and setbacks during their careers One thing they had ... Read More »

How to Remember Names

How to Remember Names


Does this happen to you? You just met someone at a social function or a meeting and you instantly realize that you can’t recall their name. People place great value on being recognized and you don’t want to be considered rude or awkward. Here are 4 simple tips to help you retain the name of the person you just met. 1. Focus. You want to send a positive message to the person you’re meet... Read More »

The Perils of Perfectionism

The Perils of Perfectionism

Confidence / General

Finding work/life balance in today’s busy and highly competitive world could never be described as easy. For most perfectionists, however, it is downright impossible. Although many people tend to think of being a perfectionist as a positive thing, true perfectionism is, in many ways, extremely counterproductive. Not only does the need to attend to every last little detail waste unnecessary time an... Read More »

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Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Confidence / Stress / Stress Management

3 videos by Amy Cuddy that you should watch. There has been a lot of research into how others perceive our body language, and the importance of sending the right message. However, Amy Cuddy delves into how we are influenced by our own body language — and how a few strategic power poses can make a world of difference in our self-confidence and stress levels.     Read More »

What makes you tick?

What Really Makes You Tick?

Confidence / Self Improvement

Self Improvement – 5 questions you should ask yourself If you are like me, I often view myself as somewhat contented with my life the way things are, but of course there is ALWAYS room for improvement. It is human nature to want to aspire daily for something deeper and more meaningful in life. But life can sometimes get in the way, or to put in in plain language, there is often not enough ho... Read More »

Your Game Plan for Releasing the Champion Within to Your Business

Confidence / Sales Professionals

Running a successful business requires the exact same skills from its managers and employees that professional sports teams require from their coaches and athletes. To stay at the top of your game requires the three C’s: Confidence, Concentration and Control. All three of these key elements overlap and depend on the others for ultimate business success. Read More »

Mental Skills for Musicians

Applied Sports Psychology / Confidence / Stress / Stress Management

Dr. Jack Singer discusses Using imagery and hypnosis to help musicians overcome pre-performance jitters and improve the quality of their performances. Read More »

How to Develop Confidence in Yourself

Blog / Confidence

When you begin to get clear on who you are, what's important to you, and where you're headed, you'll begin to feel empowered and in control of your destiny. Read More »

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