George Mumford, also known as “The Performance Whisperer,” is a globally recognized speaker, sports psychologist, mindfulness coach and an influential author. For the last three decades, he has taught the art of performance and mindfulness to people from every walk of life—from CEOs, Olympians and NBA superstars to the chronically underrepresented. George has helped many of his champion clients transform their careers and leadership, including Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal; and has presented to some of the world’s top brands including Nike, Google, PayPal, American Express and Lululemon. His books include The Mindful Athlete: Secrets to Pure Performance and Unlocked: Embrace Your Greatness, Find the Flow, Discover Success, published recently in May 2023. With a passion for teaching, and helping others learn about resilience, social responsibility, and navigating uncertainty, George conducts weekly classes through his YouTube channel, and created several Master Classes including "The Mindful Athlete Course" for his online community, and "Playing The Inner Game" for high-school and college students. George has been featured in leading media including 60 Minutes, ABC News, The Huffington Post, and The Boston Globe, and was included on Good Morning America's "Inspiration List" for Black History Month in 2021.
How can we create a group of selfless teammates that works purposefully towards a collective, positive goal? What conditions allow an individual and team to perform extraordinarily? What power do our thoughts hold in the unfolding of our own legacy, and how can we mindfully work with our mind to unlock the masterpiece within us?
Find out from “The Performance Whisperer,” George Mumford, in conversation with Dr. Hitendra Wadhwa, on Intersections Podcast.
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