What if you had a on/off switch that could instantly shutdown the negative emotions in your brain and just get you focused on the task at hand? That's exactly what today's episode is all about: developing Cognitive Speed. From baseball to the boardroom, e-sports to the olympics, from the police to the podium, all of these stories involve individuals who faced immense pressure and stress, but pivoted quickly to ensure success.
Whether you're scared by an important decision that you have to make, or you have experienced deep traumas, or constantly battling "negative" emotions like anger, this selection of guests are going to show you how they manage to quickly accept the noise and flick their focus onto the now, as a result of that, get the most out of the moments that matter.
FEATURED IN THIS SPECIAL EPISODE:
Keeping Calm When Life Throws You Curveballs - Kevin Pillar (MLB)
Executive Function Under Fire - Mike Tannenbaum (GM)
Executive Function Under Fire - Scott Goldman (PhD)
Police, Pressure & PTSD - Lane Douglas Hunt (Police) + Brian Willis (Training)
Police, Pressure & PTSD - Brian Willis (Training)
The Practice of Finding Power in Pain - Apolo Ohno (Olympic Champion)
Gaming Your Mind - Emmalee ”EMUHLEET” Garrido (Esports)
The Brain Is A Body Part - Alexi Pappas (Olympian + Filmmaker)