#13 The Marathon of Mental Toughness in Leadership

Oct 08, 2020, 02:31 PM
In this weeks episode Rachael & John discuss what happened when Rachael set herself the challenge of running the Virtual London Marathon with minimal training. What motivated Rachael to do this? How did she prepare? What happened? And what developing mental toughness has to do with this and leadership?

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Rachaels Leadership Essentials (1:09:40)

1. Have a Clear Purpose
2. Look into what #MentalToughness means and how you can improve your mental toughness
3. Never underestimate the power of support in any peak performance

There's lots of useful reminders of how to go about understanding your #MentalToughness throughout this podcast. Here are some of the tools Rachael references.

Professor Peter Clough's 4 C’s model of Mental Toughness
  • Control
  • Commitment
  • Confidence 
  • Challenge
If you want to read up on Holmes and Collins (2001)  PETTLEP model, this article is a good place to start

PETTLEP stands for:
Physical
Environment
Task
Time
Learning
Emotion
Perspective

Here are a few podcasts and apps you might enjoy and find interesting  recommended by Rachael:  Lebron James

Rich Roll:
https://bit.ly/3nwxE0c