Nov 28, 2023
Dr. Michael Gervais (@MichaelGervais) is one of the world’s top high-performance psychologists and leading experts on the relationship between the mind and human performance. Dr. Gervais has spent his career being called on by the best of the best across the worlds of business, sport, the arts, and science when they need to achieve the extraordinary. T0day we discuss his brand new book The First Rule of Mastery: Stop Worrying About What People Think if You.
Dr. Gervais is also the founder and host of the Finding Mastery Podcast, the co-creator of the Performance Science Institute at USC, and his work has been featured by NBC, ABC, FOX, CNN, ESPN, NFL Network, Red Bull TV, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Outside Magazine, WIRED, ESPN Magazine and more.
Among his notable work, he has trained over 50,000 Microsoft employees, helped Red Bull Athlete Felix Baumgartner manage his mind and body under pressure for his record-setting skydive from 128,000 feet. As a sport psychology consultant, he was a member of the Seattle Seahawks team for 9 seasons, including two back-to-back Super Bowl appearances (winning in 2014). His primary objective was to assist Head Coach, Pete Carroll, to build a mindset-based culture.
He has also worked across three Summer Olympic Games (Tokyo, Rio, London) and two winter Olympics as a high-performance psychologist supporting Team USA, helping athletes win 30+ medals.
Follow his work and connect at www.FindingMastery.com.
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