The Top 21 Things a Mentor Coach Needs to Know

David Krueger, MD 1. Listen with the intensity most people have only while talking. 2. Change is constant and inevitable; it is the resistance to change that generates most problems. 3. It takes two real people for a co-created immersion and collaboration to occur. 4....

The Neuroscience of Performance Resilience

David Krueger, M.D. More than education, more than experience, more than training, a person’s level of resilience will determine who succeeds and who fails. That is true in the cancer ward, it is true in the Olympics, and it is true in the Boardroom. Dean M. Becker...

Mindful Spending and Money Psychology

David Krueger, MD You’re in a department store at the end of the month and see a sale of a pair of shoes you’ve been eyeing, yet you know that you need to pay essential bills in two days.  Without thinking about why you need the shoes or how you’re going...

If Information Was Enough…

By David Krueger, M.D. …we would all exercise every day, eat mostly vegetables, be thin, and have a lot of money saved up for the future.  And a lot of librarians would be billionaires.  So why does proven evidence not change our beliefs and behaviors?  Facts as well...

Self-Talk: The Silent Story of Optimal Performance

A study of Olympian gold medalists found two traits, in addition to deliberate practice, that set super achievers apart:  complete confidence, combined with self-talk to create that total confidence. We always engage in self-talk, always ask questions, whether or not...