Michael Gervais is a high-performance psychologist who works in the trenches of high-stakes environments, he is a recognized speaker on optimal human performance, and he is the host of the Finding Mastery podcast. What can Michael teach us about success in the corporate world? Well, just a few of the important topics Mark and Michael discuss on this week’s episode are:
● Why is an understanding of the space between hesitation and commitment so fundamental to raising performance?
● What is micro-choking, and how can you dissolve pressure?
● A definition of failure that challenges us to step up
- 03:20 - How does Michael help people become the best they can be?
- 05:00 - How does Michael help people think more clearly when under pressure?
- 05:25 - What does ‘micro-choking’ mean?
- 08:50 - You know when you’re on the edge of your capabilities, when you begin to get butterflies in your stomach, or even get nauseous.
- 12:50 - To do the difficult and challenging things in life, we need the help of others.
- 13:30 - However, corporate America is riddled with narcissists. This actually kills success.
- 16:25 - How does Michael see risk and failure show up in the executive suites?
- 19:20 - How does personal philosophy differ from personal purpose?
- 23:40 - ] Michael discusses the work he did with Skydiver Felix Baumgartner, the man who broke the sound barrier.
- 28:15 - What has Michael learned so far, from hosting his podcast, Finding Mastery?
- 35:05 - What is the space between hesitation and commitment? What makes someone go over that edge?
- 39:40 - Write down in 20 words or less what your philosophy is.
- 41:20 - What has Michael changed his mind about recently?
- 42:55 - What does Michael do to remain creative and innovative?
- 44:25 - What does Michael attribute his success to in life?
FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.com/the-space-between-hesitation-and-commitment-with-michael-gervais/