1 hr 14 min

#16 Vulnerability and Victory: Abby Wambach's Legacy Performers

    • Self-Improvement

What life-changing insights did Abby Wambach uncover on her path to becoming a soccer legend and one of the most influential figures in sports? Join sport psychology experts Dr. Duncan Simpson and Dr. Greg Young as they dive into the extraordinary life of Abby Wambach and the transformative principles that can elevate your approach to success.



This episode offers a deep dive into the life and career of Abby Wambach, from her early influences and rigorous training to her rise as a soccer icon. Dr. Duncan Simpson and Dr. Greg Young examine how Wambach's embracing of her true identity, relentless practice, and resilience in the face of adversity can inspire you to achieve your own goals. They explore the impact of mentorship, the role of failure in growth, and the transition of leadership within a team, providing valuable insights into how you can apply these lessons in your own life.

In this episode of "Performers," you will:


Discover how embracing your true identity can empower you to define your path and achieve your goals.


Gain insights into leveraging your competitive drive to push your limits and constantly improve.


Learn to balance vulnerability with strength to become more authentic and resilient.





Listen on Spotify: ⁠Spotify⁠

Listen on Apple: ⁠Apple⁠

Watch & Listen on YouTube: ⁠YouTube



Support the author:

⁠Forward⁠ By Abby Wambach



Friends of the show - 80% Mental Podcast: ⁠https://eightypercentmental.com/




Socials:

X - ⁠⁠https://twitter.com/SportPsychDunc⁠⁠  

⁠⁠Instagram⁠ - @Performerspod ⁠⁠https://www.instagram.com/performerspod/⁠⁠ 

⁠⁠Linkedin - Duncan⁠ Simpson⁠ ⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/duncan-simpson-ph-d-cmpc-76244b1a/⁠⁠ 

⁠⁠Linkedin - Greg Young⁠ ⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/greg-young-ph-d-cmpc-64765a35/⁠⁠ 

TikTok - ⁠⁠https://www.tiktok.com/@performerspod⁠⁠ 



Chapters

00:00 Embracing Your True Identity

05:12 Competition, Hard Work, and Validation

15:20 The Importance of Preparation and Feedback

18:07 Proving Yourself at Every Level

22:33 Balancing Different Sides of Your Personality

25:26 The Impact of Timing and Mentorship

27:26 The Power of Challenge and Support

30:03 Transforming Failure into Growth

33:55 Passing the Mantle: Leadership Transition

37:17 Coping Strategies: Adaptive vs. Maladaptive

42:21 The Journey of Introspection

43:58 Coming to Terms with Sporting Mortality

47:00 Maintaining Control and Setting Goals

50:39 Resilience, Adaptability, and Perseverance

53:37 Gold or Bust

55:25 Career Transition

58:20 Record-Breaking and Team Support

01:02:59 Tailoring Feedback and Leadership

01:06:36 Final Words and Gratitude

01:12:42 Avoiding Validation

01:13:28 Ignoring Team Dynamics

What life-changing insights did Abby Wambach uncover on her path to becoming a soccer legend and one of the most influential figures in sports? Join sport psychology experts Dr. Duncan Simpson and Dr. Greg Young as they dive into the extraordinary life of Abby Wambach and the transformative principles that can elevate your approach to success.



This episode offers a deep dive into the life and career of Abby Wambach, from her early influences and rigorous training to her rise as a soccer icon. Dr. Duncan Simpson and Dr. Greg Young examine how Wambach's embracing of her true identity, relentless practice, and resilience in the face of adversity can inspire you to achieve your own goals. They explore the impact of mentorship, the role of failure in growth, and the transition of leadership within a team, providing valuable insights into how you can apply these lessons in your own life.

In this episode of "Performers," you will:


Discover how embracing your true identity can empower you to define your path and achieve your goals.


Gain insights into leveraging your competitive drive to push your limits and constantly improve.


Learn to balance vulnerability with strength to become more authentic and resilient.





Listen on Spotify: ⁠Spotify⁠

Listen on Apple: ⁠Apple⁠

Watch & Listen on YouTube: ⁠YouTube



Support the author:

⁠Forward⁠ By Abby Wambach



Friends of the show - 80% Mental Podcast: ⁠https://eightypercentmental.com/




Socials:

X - ⁠⁠https://twitter.com/SportPsychDunc⁠⁠  

⁠⁠Instagram⁠ - @Performerspod ⁠⁠https://www.instagram.com/performerspod/⁠⁠ 

⁠⁠Linkedin - Duncan⁠ Simpson⁠ ⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/duncan-simpson-ph-d-cmpc-76244b1a/⁠⁠ 

⁠⁠Linkedin - Greg Young⁠ ⁠⁠https://www.linkedin.com/in/greg-young-ph-d-cmpc-64765a35/⁠⁠ 

TikTok - ⁠⁠https://www.tiktok.com/@performerspod⁠⁠ 



Chapters

00:00 Embracing Your True Identity

05:12 Competition, Hard Work, and Validation

15:20 The Importance of Preparation and Feedback

18:07 Proving Yourself at Every Level

22:33 Balancing Different Sides of Your Personality

25:26 The Impact of Timing and Mentorship

27:26 The Power of Challenge and Support

30:03 Transforming Failure into Growth

33:55 Passing the Mantle: Leadership Transition

37:17 Coping Strategies: Adaptive vs. Maladaptive

42:21 The Journey of Introspection

43:58 Coming to Terms with Sporting Mortality

47:00 Maintaining Control and Setting Goals

50:39 Resilience, Adaptability, and Perseverance

53:37 Gold or Bust

55:25 Career Transition

58:20 Record-Breaking and Team Support

01:02:59 Tailoring Feedback and Leadership

01:06:36 Final Words and Gratitude

01:12:42 Avoiding Validation

01:13:28 Ignoring Team Dynamics

1 hr 14 min