Power Thinking & Peak Performance: What Athletes, Musical Prodigies & CEOs Have in Common

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What do athletes, musicians, and executive leaders have in common? They’re all high performers.

High performers stand out because they exceed expectations and become the ‘go-to’ people for complex projects. They get the job done and do it well. But managing high performers comes with its own challenges.

Dr. Michael Gervais
High Performance Psychologist | Co-Founder Compete to Create

Over the years, Dr. Michael Gervais has helped Super Bowl winners, Olympic gold medalists, and Fortune 500 companies dominate their fields by molding their mindset into one of a high-performer. His insight on the psychology of recognizing and executing in high-stakes moments has made him the go-to guy for anyone wanting to succeed at the highest levels.

Dr. Gervais is the co-founder of Compete to Create, a joint venture with Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, which has built a framework to enhance high performance cultures by focusing on mindset training for individuals.

Dr. Noa Kageyama
Performance Psychologist | Bulletproof Musician | The Juilliard School Faculty

Few people understand the science of how to beat nerves and pressure on stage. Dr. Noa Kageyama can tell us how practicing for skill versus performance are different. Taking what researchers have learned, and what great musicians have been saying for decades, Dr. Kageyama shares his insights on putting it into action in the practice room and on stage.

Dr. Kageyama is on the faculty of The Juilliard School and New World Symphony. Formerly a conservatory-trained violinist with degrees from Oberlin and Juilliard, he specializes in teaching musicians how to use sport psychology principles to demonstrate their full abilities under pressure.