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Building Championship Mindsets the Podcast is hosted by Dr. Amber Selking, and features guests from the athletic and corporate worlds who share how they leverage the mental game to drive performance excellence. In each episode, Dr. Amber shares insights on how the brain works and coaches listeners to continue Building their Championship Mindset. Coach Lou Holtz, a friend, mentor, and colleague of Amber’s, not only proudly endorses “Building Championship Mindsets. | the Podcast” but also serves as a featured guest in upcoming seasons. Featured guests will share their experiences, applications, and performance impact of Building Championship Mindsets, and the importance of training the mind for sustainable success.

Building Championship Mindsets Dr. Amber Selking

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    • 4.9 • 194 Ratings

Building Championship Mindsets the Podcast is hosted by Dr. Amber Selking, and features guests from the athletic and corporate worlds who share how they leverage the mental game to drive performance excellence. In each episode, Dr. Amber shares insights on how the brain works and coaches listeners to continue Building their Championship Mindset. Coach Lou Holtz, a friend, mentor, and colleague of Amber’s, not only proudly endorses “Building Championship Mindsets. | the Podcast” but also serves as a featured guest in upcoming seasons. Featured guests will share their experiences, applications, and performance impact of Building Championship Mindsets, and the importance of training the mind for sustainable success.

    Season Finale: ABC’s of Winning the Mental Game

    Season Finale: ABC’s of Winning the Mental Game

    In the season finale of the Building Championship Mindsets podcast, Dr. Amber Selking recaps the ABCs of winning the mental game. Each letter of the alphabet represents a fundamental element of a solid mental game, from attitude to zest. Each element this season has been a callback to the fundamentals that our world often lacks. Listen as Dr. Selking shares how applying these fundamentals can help you show up as the person you want to be and accomplish your goals. 
    About Building Championship Mindsets
    Welcome to “Building Championship Mindsets. | the Podcast!” From the LockerRoom to the BoardRoom, our purpose is to help individuals, teams, and organizations understand and leverage the power of Mindset and Leadership to drive results and achieve sustainable performance excellence. 

    As a leader in the field of sports and performance psychology, Dr. Amber Selking has been fiercely devoted to optimizing human performance in people and systems throughout her entire career.

    Dr. Selking is the founder of Selking Performance Group, a leading performance consulting practice that helps individuals, companies, and sports teams achieve sustainable results. She has served as the Mental Performance Coach for the Notre Dame Football team and as the Vice President of Leadership & Culture Development for Lippert, a global, publicly traded manufacturing company whose corporate vision is to change the model of work, demonstrating that business can and should Be a Force for Good in our World. She has also served as an adjunct professor in the Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame.
    Dr. Selking holds a Ph.D. in Educational and Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri, a master’s degree in Sport and Performance Psychology from the University of Denver, and an undergraduate degree in Management Consulting from the University of Notre Dame. At ND, Amber played soccer for the Fighting Irish before an injury ended her career, after which she founded Notre Dame Christian Athletes (NDCA) in the ND Athletic Department. She currently resides in South Bend, Indiana, with her husband, Aaron, and their Doberman Pinscher, Rockne.



    STANDOUT QUOTES
    "In so many ways, this season was a callback to the fundamentals, not because it is easy, but because it is simple. If we can apply each of the elements of the ABCs of winning the mental game, we can show up, be who we were created to be, and deliver what we were intended to deliver in the moment.” -Dr. Amber Selking [02:30] 

    "Success always boils down to two things. Can I or can we or can you show up and be who you want to be in the moment, and then can I, can we, can you do and accomplish what you're trying to accomplish in that moment?” -Dr. Amber Selking [02:50]




    TIMESTAMPS
    00:37 Recap of the ABCs of winning the mental game 
    02:20 The importance of showing up as your true self 
    03:50 Shoutout to guests and book promo 
    05:09 Selking Performance Group






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    • 6 min
    Z is for Zest

    Z is for Zest

    This week on the Building Championship Mindsets podcast, Dr. Selking talks about zest. She discusses why we need to have great enthusiasm and energy in life and emphasizes the need to surround ourselves with people who have zest. She shares why having zest is essential, and how we can bring zest into everything we do, making a positive difference in the world. Dr. Selking also shares how having zest can inspire others to show up in life passionately. 
    You can bring zest to everything you do and be a source of inspiration for others!

    About Building Championship Mindsets
    Welcome to “Building Championship Mindsets. | the Podcast!” From the LockerRoom to the BoardRoom, our purpose is to help individuals, teams, and organizations understand and leverage the power of Mindset and Leadership to drive results and achieve sustainable performance excellence. 

    As a leader in the field of sports and performance psychology, Dr. Amber Selking has been fiercely devoted to optimizing human performance in people and systems throughout her entire career.

    Dr. Selking is the founder of Selking Performance Group, a leading performance consulting practice that helps individuals, companies, and sports teams achieve sustainable results. She has served as the Mental Performance Coach for the Notre Dame Football team and as the Vice President of Leadership & Culture Development for Lippert, a global, publicly traded manufacturing company whose corporate vision is to change the model of work, demonstrating that business can and should Be a Force for Good in our World. She has also served as an adjunct professor in the Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame.
    Dr. Selking holds a Ph.D. in Educational and Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri, a master’s degree in Sport and Performance Psychology from the University of Denver, and an undergraduate degree in Management Consulting from the University of Notre Dame. At ND, Amber played soccer for the Fighting Irish before an injury ended her career, after which she founded Notre Dame Christian Athletes (NDCA) in the ND Athletic Department. She currently resides in South Bend, Indiana, with her husband, Aaron, and their Doberman Pinscher, Rockne.


    Championship Mindset Training | Midweek Mental Rep
    What is it that you're chasing? Do you have zest, great enthusiasm, and energy? Whether it's raising your family again, whether it's teaching, whether it's coaching, it matters why you're doing what you do.


    STANDOUT QUOTES
    "Nobody else is going to bring zest into your life. You have to initiate and activate that.” -Dr. Amber Selking [03:10] 

    "If you don't have enthusiasm and an energy about you, you can guarantee that no one else in your sphere of influence will have great enthusiasm and energy.” -Dr. Amber Selking [05:41]




    TIMESTAMPS
    02:13 Z is for Zest
    05:16 Working with individuals and organizations that have a high vision and purpose
    07:49 The role of zest in parenting and modeling for children
    10:19 Midweek Mental Rep





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    • 11 min
    Y is for You

    Y is for You

    This week on the Building Championship Mindsets podcast, Dr. Selking discusses the importance of personal identity and taking responsibility for one's life. She emphasizes the need to know oneself, including strengths, gifts, and purpose, in order to show up as the best version of oneself. Dr. Selking highlights the power that comes from taking personal responsibility and how it can lead to positive change and influence in the world. Listen this week to hear why accountability is essential to recognizing the power within you!

    About Building Championship Mindsets
    Welcome to “Building Championship Mindsets. | the Podcast!” From the LockerRoom to the BoardRoom, our purpose is to help individuals, teams, and organizations understand and leverage the power of Mindset and Leadership to drive results and achieve sustainable performance excellence. 

    As a leader in the field of sports and performance psychology, Dr. Amber Selking has been fiercely devoted to optimizing human performance in people and systems throughout her entire career.

    Dr. Selking is the founder of Selking Performance Group, a leading performance consulting practice that helps individuals, companies, and sports teams achieve sustainable results. She has served as the Mental Performance Coach for the Notre Dame Football team and as the Vice President of Leadership & Culture Development for Lippert, a global, publicly traded manufacturing company whose corporate vision is to change the model of work, demonstrating that business can and should Be a Force for Good in our World. She has also served as an adjunct professor in the Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame.
    Dr. Selking holds a Ph.D. in Educational and Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri, a master’s degree in Sport and Performance Psychology from the University of Denver, and an undergraduate degree in Management Consulting from the University of Notre Dame. At ND, Amber played soccer for the Fighting Irish before an injury ended her career, after which she founded Notre Dame Christian Athletes (NDCA) in the ND Athletic Department. She currently resides in South Bend, Indiana, with her husband, Aaron, and their Doberman Pinscher, Rockne.


    Championship Mindset Training | Midweek Mental Rep
    Take stock of who you are. What are the gifts, strengths, and talents that you are bringing to the world? Take personal responsibility and accountability for bringing those to every single moment of your life.



    STANDOUT QUOTES
    "What we want to see from you more than anything is a freedom to exist in who you've been created to be and to operate in the power of a human being that can bring love, goodness, greatness, high performance, excellence, and charity to the world.” -Dr. Amber Selking [07:16] 

    "We have deferred so much responsibility to everybody else that we're letting the world unravel around us because we aren't willing to take that responsibility and we don't understand the power inside of us.” -Dr. Amber Selking [05:41]




    TIMESTAMPS
    01:17 Y is for You
    05:14 Taking personal responsibility for one's life
    07:26  Rebuilding brokenness and bringing goodness to the world
    08:04 Midweek Mental Rep





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    • 10 min
    X is for Extra

    X is for Extra

    This week on the Building Championship Mindsets podcast, Dr. Selking explores the concept of going the extra mile. She emphasizes the importance of extra nuances that we bring to who we are or how we show up, that make a big difference. Dr. Selking shares examples of how to incorporate the "extra" in various aspects of life, such as personal routines, business practices, and even orientation programs. She encourages an abundance mindset and reminds listeners that the difference between ordinary and extraordinary lies in that little extra effort. 
    About Building Championship Mindsets
    Welcome to “Building Championship Mindsets. | the Podcast!” From the LockerRoom to the BoardRoom, our purpose is to help individuals, teams, and organizations understand and leverage the power of Mindset and Leadership to drive results and achieve sustainable performance excellence. 

    As a leader in the field of sports and performance psychology, Dr. Amber Selking has been fiercely devoted to optimizing human performance in people and systems throughout her entire career.

    Dr. Selking is the founder of Selking Performance Group, a leading performance consulting practice that helps individuals, companies, and sports teams achieve sustainable results. She has served as the Mental Performance Coach for the Notre Dame Football team and as the Vice President of Leadership & Culture Development for Lippert, a global, publicly-traded manufacturing company whose corporate vision is to change the model of work, demonstrating that business can and should Be a Force for Good in our World. She has also served as an adjunct professor in the Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame.
    Dr. Selking holds a Ph.D. in Educational and Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri, a master’s degree in Sport and Performance Psychology from the University of Denver, and an undergraduate degree in Management Consulting from the University of Notre Dame. At ND, Amber played soccer for the Fighting Irish before an injury ended her career, after which she founded Notre Dame Christian Athletes (NDCA) in the ND Athletic Department. She currently resides in South Bend, Indiana, with her husband, Aaron, and their Doberman Pinscher, Rockne.


    Championship Mindset Training | Midweek Mental Rep
    Take at least one thing a day, one process, one experience, one moment, and add a little extra to it for yourself or for those around you. Turn it into a true experience. 



    STANDOUT QUOTES
    "Everything that you do, you can weave in a little bit extra. It makes it more tangible and real to the people that want to engage with who you are and the gifts and talents that you have to bring this world.” -Dr. Amber Selking [10:32]

    "It's your excellence that will permit you to stand before kings. So be excellent. Don't be afraid.” -Dr. Amber Selking [11:11]



    TIMESTAMPS
    01:10 X is for Extra
    06:17 Making Ordinary Events Extraordinary
    08:50 The Abundance Mindset
    11:11 Midweek Mental Rep





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    • 12 min
    W is for Work

    W is for Work

    This week on the Building Championship Mindsets podcast, Dr. Selking discusses the role that work plays in our purpose and how it gives it gives meaning and direction to our efforts. She highlights the two extremes of work: those who underestimate the amount of work required to be great and those who overwork and experience diminishing returns. Dr. Selking shares personal experiences and insights on how to find the right balance and allocate time and energy effectively while identifying the physical and mental activities needed to take action.

    About Building Championship Mindsets
    Welcome to “Building Championship Mindsets. | the Podcast!” From the LockerRoom to the BoardRoom, our purpose is to help individuals, teams, and organizations understand and leverage the power of Mindset and Leadership to drive results and achieve sustainable performance excellence. 

    As a leader in the field of sports and performance psychology, Dr. Amber Selking has been fiercely devoted to optimizing human performance in people and systems throughout her entire career.

    Dr. Selking is the founder of Selking Performance Group, a leading performance consulting practice that helps individuals, companies, and sports teams achieve sustainable results. She has served as the Mental Performance Coach for the Notre Dame Football team and as the Vice President of Leadership & Culture Development for Lippert, a global, publicly-traded manufacturing company whose corporate vision is to change the model of work, demonstrating that business can and should Be a Force for Good in our World. She has also served as an adjunct professor in the Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame.
    Dr. Selking holds a Ph.D. in Educational and Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri, a master’s degree in Sport and Performance Psychology from the University of Denver, and an undergraduate degree in Management Consulting from the University of Notre Dame. At ND, Amber played soccer for the Fighting Irish before an injury ended her career, after which she founded Notre Dame Christian Athletes (NDCA) in the ND Athletic Department. She currently resides in South Bend, Indiana, with her husband, Aaron, and their Doberman Pinscher, Rockne.


    Championship Mindset Training | Midweek Mental Rep
    Identify the physical and/or mental activities that you need to start engaging in immediately to achieve the purpose or result that you are after. Stop talking about it and start doing it! 



    STANDOUT QUOTES
    "People have a negative connotation of work today because the work that they put in and effort is them spinning their wheels versus their work being directed toward a purpose, result, or an achievement that they are chasing.” -Dr. Amber Selking [02:26]

    "Action creates traction. Clarifying the purpose or the results that we are chasing is so important because it allows our work to accumulate towards a certain end."  -Dr. Amber Selking [05:15]



    TIMESTAMPS
    [01:03] W is for Work
    [03:51] Clarifying the purpose of work
    [09:46] Overwork: diminishing returns and reallocating time
    [11:31] Midweek Mental Rep





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    • 12 min
    V is for Vision

    V is for Vision

    This week on the Building Championship Mindsets podcast, Dr. Selking discusses the importance of having a clear vision in order to achieve success. She emphasizes that vision stimulates creativity, belief, and effort, and minimizes depression and anxiety. Dr. Selking explains that leaders must create and consistently cast a vision to align their team's efforts and build mindsets. She also highlights the significance of having a personal vision for one's life and how it can provide meaning and help navigate adversity. 

    About Building Championship Mindsets
    Welcome to “Building Championship Mindsets. | the Podcast!” From the LockerRoom to the BoardRoom, our purpose is to help individuals, teams, and organizations understand and leverage the power of Mindset and Leadership to drive results and achieve sustainable performance excellence. 

    As a leader in the field of sports and performance psychology, Dr. Amber Selking has been fiercely devoted to optimizing human performance in people and systems throughout her entire career.

    Dr. Selking is the founder of Selking Performance Group, a leading performance consulting practice that helps individuals, companies, and sports teams achieve sustainable results. She has served as the Mental Performance Coach for the Notre Dame Football team and as the Vice President of Leadership & Culture Development for Lippert, a global, publicly-traded manufacturing company whose corporate vision is to change the model of work, demonstrating that business can and should Be a Force for Good in our World. She has also served as an adjunct professor in the Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame.
    Dr. Selking holds a Ph.D. in Educational and Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri, a master’s degree in Sport and Performance Psychology from the University of Denver, and an undergraduate degree in Management Consulting from the University of Notre Dame. At ND, Amber played soccer for the Fighting Irish before an injury ended her career, after which she founded Notre Dame Christian Athletes (NDCA) in the ND Athletic Department. She currently resides in South Bend, Indiana, with her husband, Aaron, and their Doberman Pinscher, Rockne.


    Championship Mindset Training | Midweek Mental Rep
    What is the vision that you have for your life and those around you? Clarify and cast a vision for your own life and for those in your sphere of influence.



    STANDOUT QUOTES


    "Humans were created to work and to put their hand towards something. That's what vision does. It stimulates effort in the moment. Effort in the moment directs our time, energy, attention, our labor towards something that's meaningful and therefore stimulates hope.” -Dr. Amber Selking [02:53]

    "Vision allows you to drive clarity in your actions on a day to day basis, because you're going to leave a legacy one way or another. So we might as well be intentional about it."  -Dr. Amber Selking [07:59]



    TIMESTAMPS
    [01:45] V is for Vision
    [06:53] Creating a legacy
    [10:38] The role of vision in parenting and developing individuals
    [14:56] Midweek Mental Rep





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    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
194 Ratings

194 Ratings

Jeff~R ,

Great playbook for success!

As I am working to become a certified mental
Performance Coach a Friend recommended Dr. Selking’s book and Podcast.
This podcast will walk you through the steps that it takes to help you reach your highest potential.
Dr. Selking does a fabulous Job of making the skills easily to understand and relatable for an individual to apply them in their daily lives.
I decided to start at the very beginning of listening to the podcast, and I am starting season three now, and I look forward to hearing more in learning as much as I can.
Thank you Dr. Selking for making this available and such an easy lesson and great concepts!

GetFitBeTrue ,

Chase Your Greatness

One of my favorite quotes from Dr. Amber
Excellence does not fear

failure; rather, excellence

allows failure to be part

of the process. ~Dr. Amber Selking

What a Great Podcast and Highly Recommend it anyone looking to leveling up their mindset.

Do not for to get her Book Too!!!

Rhonda the Vet ,

Excellent speaker and superb experience

I’m amazed that I have a doctorate degree in Veterinary medicine yet I learn so much with these podcasts! I started reading Dr Selking book and then was referred to podcasts! I love these! Thank you!!! I am expecting greatness in my sport!

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