Ep. 1214: Michael Gervais Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

My guest today is Michael Gervais, a prominent sports psychologist and high-performance coach known for his work with elite athletes, performers, and organizations. He co-founded "Compete to Create," specializing in mindset training and performance psychology. Gervais has worked with NFL, NBA, and Olympic athletes, as well as business leaders and artists, helping them optimize their performance. His podcast, "Finding Mastery," explores success principles and has made him a respected authority on resilience, mindfulness, mental toughness, and peak performance psychology, blending scientific insights with practical strategies for excellence.

The topic is his book The First Rule of Mastery: Stop Worrying About What People Think of You.

In this episode of Trend Following Radio we discuss:

  • Mastery and personal development
  • Overcoming FOPO (Fear of People's Opinions)
  • Authenticity and performance
  • Importance of finding the right community
  • Value of exploration
  • Health and well-being

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I’m MICHAEL COVEL, the host of TREND FOLLOWING RADIO, and I’m proud to have delivered 10+ million podcast listens since 2012. Investments, economics, psychology, politics, decision-making, human behavior, entrepreneurship and trend following are all passionately explored and debated on my show.

To start? I’d like to give you a great piece of advice you can use in your life and trading journey… cut your losses! You will find much more about that philosophy here: https://www.trendfollowing.com/trend/

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Hope you enjoy my never-ending podcast conversation!

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