Wendy Rhoades
Coaching

Wendy Rhoades from Billions: The Truth About Performance Coaches

October 12, 2017 Galel Fajardo 0

If you enjoyed “The Sopranos” or “Wall Street” and haven’t seen “Billions” on Showtime, I encourage you to check it out. Aside from being entertaining, it’s a dramatic (and glamorized) look inside the world of hedge funds. More relevant to you, however, is one of the main characters, Wendy Rhoades. […]

Mindset

The Wrong Way to Coach

April 25, 2017 Galel Fajardo 3

My job involves me telling people some harsh truths. The nice part about it is that it’s done totally confidentially, either over the phone or in person… My clients aren’t told in front of anyone else how to improve upon their existing habits or behaviors. It’s one of the aspects […]

Mindset

The $549 Million Dust Pile

January 9, 2017 Galel Fajardo 1

Americans love spending money on self-help products. According to an article in the Boston Globe, Americans spend an average of $549 million on self-help books a year. If I had to guess, most of those books are never finished. Many are probably sitting under a layer of dust on a […]

Visualization
Performance Psychology

Visualizing Success: Legit or Self-Help Guru Nonsense?

January 2, 2017 Galel Fajardo 2

One of the books that bothered me over the last decade was “The Secret,” which implied that by simply focusing your energy on something, you can attain it. Oprah made this book popular by saying that it was one of her secrets to success. Here’s what Oprah left out: She […]

Sleep
Performance Psychology

Improve Sleep Habits to Improve Performance

December 9, 2016 Galel Fajardo 0

Sleep is vital to performing at our best. If we don’t get adequate sleep, it can lead to increased stress, anxiety, weight gain, and other health issues. In order for our bodies to heal and our brains to process the day, we need to have good quality sleep. There are […]

Performance Psychology
Performance Psychology

What is Performance Psychology?

September 12, 2016 Galel Fajardo 0

I’m often asked, “What is Performance Psychology?” By reading this, I hope you’ll have a better understanding of the benefits of performance psychology and how a sport and performance consultant might be able to help you. First, take a look at this list of people: • Police officers and EMTs • […]

Mindset

Who I Want You To Choose This Election Season

August 12, 2016 Galel Fajardo 1

This may be among the more controversial articles I have ever written, but I’m going to take a risk. I don’t care about offending people anymore. The United States is in the middle of another hotly contested political debate over who should occupy 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue as the President of […]

Stress Management

Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired

August 4, 2016 Galel Fajardo 0

Have you ever hit the proverbial “wall” and just wished you could hit a reset button to start things over in life? Maybe you’ve had a run of bad luck, unfortunate events, and challenges with health, work, or a relationship. Regardless of the circumstances, I’d like to encourage you with […]

Stress Management

Managing Stress by Controlling Your Day

July 12, 2016 Galel Fajardo 0

Saying the phrase “I’m so stressed out!” has become such a part of our everyday conversations that we often forget what it really means. The fact is, stress is killing us all, regardless of whether you’re a stay-at-home Mom, or are a CEO of a company. One of the struggles most […]