20: The truth about being an Olympic Athlete with Katherine Adamek

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In this episode I talk to Katherine Adamek. She’s an Olympic Silver and Bronze medalist from the 2010 Olympics.

She talks about what it takes to compete in the Olympics mentally and physically, as well as the proper way to prepare for big performances including mental exercises she used before competing. We go deep into the importance of making an impact on the world and the people around you.

It was a good time talking to Katherine to hear all about her experience and journey through the Olympics and everything she’s learned from it.

1:20 Intro

3:20 Process vs Result

5:00 What to do after you achieve what you want

8:00 Making a real impact

11:50 Training for Olympics

14:50 Mental preparation

16:30 Visioning properly

23:00 Building Mental Toughness

25:40 Power of Failure

27:30 Taking things Personal vs Objective

29:50 Growth vs Fixed Mindset

33:30 Talent vs Hard Work

38:00 Making a difference

40:30 It’s not about how much you have

45:00 Being Vulnerable is Strength

50:20 What’s fear to you?

51:00 If you can start over what would you do differently?

52:00 If you can send one message to the world what would it be?

53:10 What is success to you?

53:45 Who’s your role model?

54:10 Favorite Book/Movie

54:45 More about Katherine

Show Notes

Books Mentioned

Mindset by Carol Dweck

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

To learn more about Katherine visit: Fixyourmindset.com

Social Media Handle @Katadamek

To learn more about Mendy visit Yellowmentality.com

Social Media Handle @MendyDubov