65. How to Unlock the Champion Mindset: Sports, Leadership, and Mental Health

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In this episode, we dive deep into the world of sports, leadership, and the critical aspect of mental health.

Our guests include former Premier League Football, Clarke Carlisle, and his wife, Carrie. England Rugby International, Shaughna Brown, and Single Handed Ocean Racing Sailor, Pip Hare.

Each brings a wealth of experience in elite environments and how training a champion mindset is critical to success – in sports, leadership and life.

Join the conversation as we explore various facets of the champion mindset, covering topics such as building resilience and the telltale signs that indicate when you might be struggling.

Our conversation al delves into the differences in communication styles, particularly when transitioning from the sports field to leadership roles in the workplace.

Finally, our discussion centers around the crucial issue of women in sports and the ongoing journey towards equality in the field, before examining what it means to be a leader, drawing from our guest’s extensive experience and knowledge.

Join us in this engaging conversation as we uncover the keys to unlocking the champion mindset, all while emphasising the vital importance of mental health in sports, leadership, and life.


Follow Clarke & Carrie Carlisle:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/clarke-carlisle-and-carrie-carlisle-765aa749/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clarkeandcarriecarlisle/

Follow Shaughna Brown:

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shaunaghbrown/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/shaunaghbrown?lang=en

Follow Pip Hare

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pip-hare-ocean-racing-87901617/

Twitter: https://www.instagram.com/piphareoceanracing/?hl=en

Listen back to more Elite Athletes on Truth & Lies, including

Former Premier League Footballer, Ryan Briggs, chatting Financial Well-being


7-time Dublin GAA Winner, Bernard Brogan, on Founding PepTalk


How Sports Psychology Coined The Superstar Effect:


You’ll find all our past episodes on our website: https://truthliesandwork.com/

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