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Manage the Moment: Conversations in Performance Psychology

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When all eyes are on you, how do you manage that performance moment? What is it like to be at the top of your game as a performer in sports, the arts, business, or high-stakes profession? Learn how elite performers optimize what they bring to the mental side of what they do and immerse yourself in conversations with people who have made it their life's work to excel. Your host, Dr. Sari Shepphird, is a celebrated Performance and Sport Psychologist, as well as an award-winning author, who works with athletes and performers of the highest ability. Together with her noted guests, "Dr. Shepp" discusses the application of performance and sports psychology. Life is a series of moments, it's how you manage those moments that makes the difference.

When all eyes are on you, how do you manage that performance moment? What is it like to be at the top of your game as a performer in sports, the arts, business, or high-stakes profession? Learn how elite performers optimize what they bring to the mental side of what they do and immerse yourself in conversations with people who have made it their life's work to excel. Your host, Dr. Sari Shepphird, is a celebrated Performance and Sport Psychologist, as well as an award-winning author, who works with athletes and performers of the highest ability. Together with her noted guests, "Dr. Shepp" discusses the application of performance and sports psychology. Life is a series of moments, it's how you manage those moments that makes the difference.

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United States

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When all eyes are on you, how do you manage that performance moment? What is it like to be at the top of your game as a performer in sports, the arts, business, or high-stakes profession? Learn how elite performers optimize what they bring to the mental side of what they do and immerse yourself in conversations with people who have made it their life's work to excel. Your host, Dr. Sari Shepphird, is a celebrated Performance and Sport Psychologist, as well as an award-winning author, who works with athletes and performers of the highest ability. Together with her noted guests, "Dr. Shepp" discusses the application of performance and sports psychology. Life is a series of moments, it's how you manage those moments that makes the difference.

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@drshepp

Language:

English


Episodes

Shannon Miller - Olympic History Maker and Cancer Survivor

4/26/2020
Shannon Miller knows what it's like to face uncontrollable factors that sideline even the greatest of champions. A seven time Olympic medalist, she is a member of eight Halls of Fame, and she's the only female athlete to have ever been inducted to the Olympic Hall of Fame - Twice! Her tally of five gold medals at the Barcelona Olympic Games was the most medals won by a U. S. Athlete in any sport at that games. And as far as Olympic medals go, she is the most decorated Olympic gymnast, male...

Duration:01:15:03

Alicia "Lovely" Previn - American Violinist, Songwriter, & Recording Artist

3/21/2020
Alicia Previn has lived most interesting life. She began playing the violin when she was about seven years old and was classically trained at the Royal Academy of Music in London. She grew to be an accomplished instrumentalist having been, as she puts it, "born into music". If her last name sounds familiar, it's because she shares it with her late father, Andre' Previn, Academy Award winner and composer, who was tremendously influential in film and music for the better part of eight decades....

Duration:01:15:33

Jincy Willett - Critically Acclaimed (seriously fantastic!) Writer & Novelist

1/30/2020
Jincy Willett has been called the "high priestess of dark comedy", Her humor, it's been said, displays and unfailing perfect sense of timing. Comedian David Sedaris has said that he would be willing to wear a sandwich-board with Jincy's name on it if that would help draw people to her work - her writing is that good. Jincy Willett's work will make you laugh, yes, but it will also surprise you., catch you off guard, make you think. Jincy invests in her readers, delights them, and she was kind...

Duration:01:09:39

Travis Payne - Award Winning Choreographer, Dancer, Producer, Director

1/14/2020
You have probably heard the phrase "poetry in motion". Not only is that how today's guest moves on the dance stage, it's how he enables others to move as well. Emmy nominated and multiple award-winning choreographer, Travis Payne, has worked with artists: Lady Gaga, Beyoncé , Usher, Madonna, Prince, Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Simpson, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, and so may more! He has also choreographed multiple sporting event half-time shows, award shows, Dancing with the...

Duration:01:33:32

Season 2020 is on the Way!

1/8/2020
Season 2020 is on the way featuring conversations with award winning performers from the fields of music, choreography, dance, writing, Olympic and professional sports, vocal and instrumental recording, medicine, and much more! The next episode drops soon and promises to be a Masterclass from an award winning powerhouse. The best way to stay on top of the releases for the podcast is to simply hit "subscribe" wherever you are listening. Thanks so much for tuning in to Manage the...

Duration:00:02:42

Harrison Funk - Noted Photojournalist, Portrait Photographer, Director & Film Maker (Part 2 of 2)

12/17/2019
Welcome back to the conclusion of the conversation with noted photojournalist Harrison Funk. This second part features Harrison's answers to Dr. Shepp's frequently asked questions - but Harrison didn't just give standard answers to these questions - Harrison shares his opinions on the effect of music, photography and art on the socio-political landscape. This part of the conversation will remind us again of both the span and the influence of his tremendous body of work. Follow on Twitter...

Duration:00:54:55

Harrison Funk - Noted Photojournalist, Portrait Photographer, Director & Film Maker (Part 1 of 2)

12/9/2019
Harrison Funk is a photojournalist, photographer, and documentary photographer whose name you may be familiar with, but his work you most certainly are, given that some of his images have been seen by billions of people around the globe. Harrison's work includes many of the most notable artists of the 21st century. He has photographed some of the most famous faces and captured moments that no one else would see if it was not for his lens. Harrison's approach to his work has driven him to...

Duration:01:11:26

Alie Ward - Host of Ologies; TV Host & Correspondent; Science Communicator

11/25/2019
Alie Ward, or "Dad Ward", as she is affectionately known to her listeners, is a writer, television host & correspondent, science communicator, and the host of the immensely popular podcast - Ologies. That may sound like a long resume of activities, but Alie accomplishes them all with stellar flare and with great comedic timing, a rare and wonderful combination. On this episode, Alie shares about her performance world, her motivation for her busy world, and the rewards of being authentic, not...

Duration:01:25:24

Dr. Jean Kilbourne - Pioneering Activist, Trailblazer, Popular Tedx Speaker & Writer

11/19/2019
Dr. Jean Kilbourne has been described as the superstar through her frequent television appearances as an author, as a lecturer, and a Tedx speaker. She is a trailblazer whose films look at the power of the image and the effects of media representations of women and men on our culture, on our health and on our lives. Jean's groundbreaking work has brought her tremendous recognition including being inducted into the national women's hall of fame. This conversation is a fresh look at her...

Duration:01:08:53

Tom Mesereau - Internationally Renown Criminal Defense Attorney - Part 2

11/12/2019
Part two with Tom Mesereau, one of the best known and most highly regarded courtroom lawyers of our time. In this second half of the conversation, Tom delves into his unconventional techniques in the courtroom. Tom often goes against the expected grain in his craft as a courtroom attorney, but in doing so, he makes himself the most effective lawyer that he can be. Tom talks about how he manages controversy and what he believes makes not just a good, but a great lawyer: things like taking...

Duration:01:13:22

Thomas Mesereau - Internationally Renown Criminal Defense Attorney (Part 1)

11/5/2019
Thomas Mesereau is regarded by some as an unconventional, unpredictable trial attorney. His accomplishments in the courtroom as a high stakes trial lawyer are extraordinary and his experiences are unprecedented, having been lead counsel on the most high-profile trial in American history. However, it’s Tom's authenticity that has helped him to be one of the most effective trial lawyers in modern times. In this first part of our two-part conversation, we also talk about managing the pressures...

Duration:01:00:36

Stephanie Harvey (missharvey) Five-Time Esports World Champion and Gaming Advocate

10/29/2019
Stephanie Harvey, known by her in-game screen name, "missharvey", is a Canadian video game developer, professional gamer, and five time world champion e-sports player. She is also a woman who successfully manages the challenges of competing in Esports at the highest level. Dr. Shepp and Stephanie talk about navigating the uncontrollable variables in gaming & e-sports as well as the challenges that players can face in the online community as a successful gamer. Follow on Twitter...

Duration:01:15:41

Mitchie Brusco - X Games Gold Medalist, Professional Skateboarder, History Maker

10/22/2019
Mitchie Brusco is an action sports athlete, professional skateboarder, skydiver, and a record-setter who has done things that no one else on the planet has done. Mitchie pushes the progression of skateboarding farther than anyone else has before. He has also learned to build trust in himself as an athlete while facing real-life risks on a daily basis. Learn how Mitchie manages fear & risk, the pressures of competition, pushing the envelope in sports, and the expectations of others when you...

Duration:01:21:42

Terry Gannon - Sports Broadcaster for NBC Sports & The Golf Channel

10/14/2019
Terry Gannon knows how to make a broadcast entertaining, but he also knows how to close out a championship game as an all American. You'll recognize Terry as a voice from NBC Sports and the Golf Channel, but you'll probably have heard him call everything from NBA basketball to figure skating to horse racing, to motocross world cup soccer and even the closing ceremony of the Olympic games. Terry knows a great deal about managing high pressure moments, both as a play-by-play announcer and...

Duration:01:05:23

Trailer -- Manage the Moment Podcast: Conversations in Performance Psychology

9/26/2019
Manage the Moment Podcast: Conversations in Performance Psychology --- What's the Podcast all about? When all eyes are on you, how do you manage that performance moment? What is it like to be at the top of your game as a performer in sports, the arts, business, or high-stakes profession? Learn how elite performers optimize what they bring to the mental side of what they do and immerse yourself in conversations with people who have made it their life's work to excel. Your host, Dr. Shepp, is...

Duration:00:07:49