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Train (Your Brain) Like an Olympian

Gold Medal Techniques to Unleash Your Potential at Work

by Jean François Ménard, with Marie Malchelosse, foreword by Laurent Duvernay-Tardif

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The global pandemic has completely disrupted how, where, and when we work and added tremendous pressure to individuals and their families. Learn how to refocus and achieve your full potential from one of the world’s top mental performance coaches. In Train (Your Brain) Like an Olympian, Jean François Ménard provides the skills necessary to:

  • Remain focused in the face of distractions
  • Overcome negative self-talk and replace it with a constructive mindset
  • Recover quickly and learn from setbacks
  • Be comfortable with the uncomfortable

Elite athletes need to deal with multiple distractions, manage their stress levels, and have robust self-confidence to deliver podium-worthy performances. In our current work-from-home reality, these pressures are also experienced by those of us who are asked to do more with less and work longer hours with fewer distinctions between work and private lives. The pressure to perform at your best and be on the mark is always present, and let’s face it, being consistently great in an environment like this is easier said than done. Whether your performance realm is the playing field, the workplace, the home office, or the classroom, mental strength is no longer simply an asset. It’s an absolute necessity.

Thriving at work and in life doesn’t happen by accident: there are teachable skills that can help you stay positive, stay focused, and unleash your full potential. This book will give you exclusive access to techniques and strategies that help Cirque du Soleil artists, Olympians, and pro athletes become the best in the world.

 

About the Authors

Jean François Ménard

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Marie Malchelosse

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Laurent Duvernay-Tardif

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Contributor Notes

 

Jean François Ménard (Montreal, QC) is a mental performance expert who coaches high achievers in all walks of life. He is the founder of Kambio Performance, a company specializing in mental training and leadership coaching. His clients are proven winners: Olympic gold medalists, Cirque du Soleil artists, Super Bowl and X Games champions, surgeons, musicians, and corporate leaders. He is a bestselling author, a radio personality, and an accomplished speaker who travels the globe to share his knowledge with top-performing companies.

 

Editorial Review

 

“Ménard is a leader in the field. His book teaches the importance of mental training and how it can help you step up your game when the heat is on.” — Pat Brisson, NHLPA agent, Co-Head of CAA Hockey

“The mental training techniques used by JF in elite sport and the performing arts are equally transferable to many fields of human performance.” — Bernard Petiot, Vice-president of Casting and Performance, Cirque du Soleil

“Thanks to the mental training techniques shared in this book, we overcame our fears and gave it our best on the ice. There’s no greater gift for an athlete!” — Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue, figure skaters and three-time Olympic champions

“This book provides managers with the tools to adopt a winning attitude and better coach their teams to reach a higher level.” — Patrick Charbonneau, Vice President of PepsiCo Beverages Canada

“I always knew how to manage the pressure, but, with JF Ménard’s advice, I was able to take things to the next level. He really helped me to avoid distractions and focus on the right things. When I’m at the starting gate, there’s no doubt in my mind! A big part of my success on the slopes comes from excellent mental performance coaching.” — Mikaël Kingsbury, freestyle skier, Olympic champion and four-time world champion

 

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