Dr. Katie Nichols
Dr. Katie Nichols, Director of Mental Performance begins our Research 2 Reps Roundtable conversation by defining what mental performance actually is – essentially it’s having the skills to put yourself in a position to be successful. Notice she didn’t equate it to mental toughness! I know that’s enough to have you intrigued, so go ahead and press play on this episode.
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