Oct 15th, 2020
Brian Levenson is the founder of Strong Skills, which provides executive coaching, speaking and consulting to elite organizations, performers and leaders. His podcast is titled Intentional Performers where he interviews a diverse group of elite high performers. He is the author of the new book- Shift Your Mind, 9 mental shifts to thrive in preparation and performance.
3:02 Displaying leadership with yourself and others.
5:16 Closing his eyes at lunch.
9:00 Creating space vs. performing.
12:00 Playing present and holding onto preparation.
14:17 Being intentional with your craft.
16:26 Perspectives on autonomy.
21:30 The story we tell ourselves… up until now.
26:20 Insights on book writing: reading between the lines.
31:24 Strength and personality in long term goals.
38:51 Leveraging instinct.
43:07 Ignoring the second brain.
47:03 “Space is where free will lives.”
49:09 The resilience equation.
52:37 A time to be a victim, survive, and thrive.
56:12 Peanut allergies: gains from adversity.
60:06 NBA athletes experimenting with success.
65:10 Selfishness for selflessness.
68:40 The best advice he’s ever received.
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