Passion and Performance - What's the Link?

May 8, 2017
Hosted by Dr. Kristy Wanner

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Episode Description

This week we are exploring the connection between passion and performance. What are you passionate about in your life? Are you taking time to nurture and engage in your passion(s) each week or do you find that time gets in the way of doing activities you love? Tune in to hear why passion is so important to being a high performer; learn how it relates to motivation, productivity and communication with others. If you’d like to share what you’re passionate about or ask a question about the role of passion in performance, email me at thementalgameoflife@gmail.com. I’ll be answering some questions on the show.

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Performance is not just for Olympic athletes, NBA stars and Oscar nominees. It's a phenomena we all engage in every single day to some capacity or another, whether it is a parent demonstrating a skill to a child, an employee giving a critical presentation to key stakeholders, an amateur golfer out for a round or a musician playing in a café. There are underlying commonalities related to producing great results in all areas of our lives which are linked to how we think, how we feel and how we interact with our environment.

This show will provide insight, inspiration and guidance to help move you to take conscious action in creating new behaviors and outcomes in your life. Along with guest experts, Dr. Kristy offers a unique perspective, bringing knowledge from the field of sport, business and psychology together and applies them to our performances in everyday life.

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Dr. Kristy Wanner

Dr. Kristy Wanner

Dr. Kristy Wanner brings extensive knowledge in health and psychology to organizations. She is an expert in human motivation and performance whose specialty is applying sport psychology and neuroscience principles to enhance workplace performance, facilitate sustainable change and drive business excellence. She is passionate about helping people create positive work environments and manage stress and energy levels for optimal productivity, decision-making and creativity. She has experience as a coach and consultant in a variety of industries including Hospitality, Pharmaceuticals, Non-profits, Healthcare, Advocacy and Education.

Prior to jumping into the business world, Kristy worked as a professional counselor and sport psychology consultant for over five years and is a known thought leader in the field of addiction. She has been an invited speaker and consultant for the NCAA, where her work focused primarily on well-being and leadership development. As an elite athlete for over 15 years and an athletic coach for over eight, she brings elements of her experience in coaching, counseling and consulting to every project and excels at helping organizations solve business challenges so they can grow, innovate and thrive in today’s global market. Kristy holds a PhD. in Health with an emphasis in Organizational Analysis and Change and a master’s degree in counseling psychology; specializing in sport.

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