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Mar 4, 2024

Welcome to episode 138 of Sports Management Podcast.

Lauren Johnson is a mental performance coach who has worked with the New York Yankees, US Women's National Team, and Google. She is also a speaker and soon to be author.
She is training athletes, military personnel and business professionals as well as giving speaking engagements and hosting workshops.

In this episode we spoke about:

  • Losing her best friend to suicide
  • Being forced to quit soccer due to 5 concussions
  • How a man in the Starbucks drive through changed her life
  • Traits among elite performers
  • The power of opposite thinking
  • Re-Focusing
  • Psychological Safety

And much more!



00:00 Intro 
01:35 Lauren's Three C's
04:27 Working with Pro Athletes
07:55 Landing Her First Job
13:48 Losing Her Best Friend to Suicide
16:08 Being Afraid to Fail
19:13 Re-Focusing
20:48 Traits Among Elite Performers
25:01 "Be Brave to S**k at Something New"
29:19 Mistakes Athletes Make
31:16 Re-Framing
33:15 Power of Opposite Thinking
35:14 Psychological Safety
37:46 Writing A Book
40:41 Elite By Choice
42:25 Lauren's Best Advice
46:17 Bumps On The Road
50:39 Caring About Clients
55:36 Outro

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