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139: Dr. Chris Friesen: 7 Behaviors Of High Achievers


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Dr. Chris Friesen, Ph.D., is the director of Friesen Sport & Performance Psychology. He is a clinical, forensic, and neuropsychologist by training who now focuses on helping elite athletes and other high achievers reach their potential. He incorporates the science of sport/performance psychology, executive coaching, and cognitive neuroscience in his work those serious about their success. He’s about to publish a book on how to effectively set and achieve goals that are based on your personality, values, strengths, interests, and mission.


In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • The importance of combining experience with research
  • The Principle of Exposure and how it affects anxiety
  • Why you don’t need to believe in yourself to take action
  • How to differentiate science vs BS in the self-help industry
  • Why positive affirmations don’t always work
  • Are we hardwired to be positive or negative?
  • How to use self-doubt to your advantage
  • Why most of us are “ambiverts”
  • How to effectively set and achieve goals
  • How to achieve your goals by understanding your personality type
  • The two types of goals
  • How being a bad student drove Chris to succeed
  • Chris’s perspective on the Connor McGregor vs Jose Aldo fight



ACHIEVE: Find Out Who You Are, What You Really Want, And How To Make It Happen (The High Achievement Handbook Book 1)


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Ted Ryce is a high-performance coach, celebrity trainer, and a longevity evangelist. A leading fitness professional for over 24 years in the Miami Beach area, who has worked with celebrities like Sir Richard Branson, Rick Martin, Robert Downey, Jr., and hundreads of CEOs of multimillion-dollar companies. In addition to his fitness career, Ryce is the host of the top-rated podcast called Legendary Life, which helps men and women reclaim their health, and create the body and life they deserve.

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