GAINcast Episode 71: Peak Performance Part 2 (with Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness)

On part one of our interview with Peak Performance authors Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness we covered the stress-growth formula and productivity strategies like single-tasking. On this week’s GAINcast we continue the discussion to discuss how skills come from struggling, sleep, the role of focus and thought in performance, and more.

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As was the case with last week’s episode, we once again and a chance to have an in depth conversation on what it takes to be great at something. Here are a few highlights:

Skills come from struggle. @bstulberg @stevemagness Click To Tweet Every time we struggle it creates an opportunity to develop flexibility in your response. Click To Tweet

It's not failure if you take something away from it and learn from it. Click To Tweet Great performers aren't consistently great, but they're great at being consistent. Click To Tweet Don't assume athletes are thinking what you think they are. @stevemagness Click To Tweet

To hear more about these topics you can listen to the full episode above. If you like what you hear on the GAINcast, don’t forget to give us a review and subscribe on iTunes.

Further Reading

The following links were referenced in the podcast or provide some additional reading material on the topic:

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