#108 – Jim Loehr | Leading with Character

Dr. Jim Loehr is a world renowned performance psychologist who has worked with top performers in sport, business, medicine and law enforcement including 17 number one athletes, Fortune 100 executives, FBI Hostage Rescue Teams, and military Special Forces. His science-based energy training system has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Newsweek, Time, and other leading publications.

Lewis and Jim discuss his newest book called Leading with Character. They talk about building mental toughness, discovering purpose, and what it means to leave a legacy.

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This episode at a glance

[03:31] How Jim got into performance psychology

[08:36] “Science minds the truth”

[12:32] Emulate not imitate role models 

[16:04] Finding your true north

[20:15] The eight words on your tombstone

[27:12] Mental Toughness Training for Sports

[29:32] Flow state: the ideal performance condition

[34:26] Challenges in training young athletes during COVID-19

[38:38] The inner voice is your coach

[47:37] Leading with Character

[52:51] Energy is your most valuable asset

[56:08] The mantra Jim lives by


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Website: www.jim-loehr.com