Shane: Let’s dive into a little bit about what you do. In sports, we sort of spend so much time on the physical stuff, training and working out and eating right. Rarely do we give much thought to sort of mental performance, and yet you can’t really train your body unless you train your mind. A strong body can’t make a strong mind, but a strong mind can make a strong body. You’re a mental performance coach. Let’s explore that for a bit, starting with what is a mental performance coach?
Justin: That’s such a great question, and depending on who I talk to, I will change my answer or articulate it in a different way. I think just for the sake of this podcast, I could explore a little bit more and explain a little bit deeper. I think it’s a very convoluted term sometimes. You have these buzzwords. High performance, mental performance, mental skills. And I think one of the best ways to explain mental performance is to look at physical performance. Like you said, you’re 100% right, and I think a very simple and in some circles an oversimplifying physical performance is the activation of motor skills to achieve a task. Now, if we look at mental performance, it’s the activation of mental skills to achieve a task. And then the second question is, okay, so what are mental skills? Now, mental skills are what your guests speak about on this podcast all the time. It’s what knowledge workers learn. It’s your ability to….Become a member to access the full transcript.