12 episodes

We use The Ripple Tank as a tool to study the generation of ripples of influence. As students of performance excellence, we explore how to get better at the things you love to do. We believe that everything and every day is a performance. Designed for athletes, coaches, students, teachers, parents, and leaders, this podcast looks to share evidence-based research and the creative ideas needed to convey it in a way that is easily understood.

The Ripple Tank Mark Cheney

    • Sports
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We use The Ripple Tank as a tool to study the generation of ripples of influence. As students of performance excellence, we explore how to get better at the things you love to do. We believe that everything and every day is a performance. Designed for athletes, coaches, students, teachers, parents, and leaders, this podcast looks to share evidence-based research and the creative ideas needed to convey it in a way that is easily understood.

    Ep. 1.12 - Check Yourself and Change Your Mindset

    Ep. 1.12 - Check Yourself and Change Your Mindset

    As we wrap up this series on mindset, it's important to reminder that we can fall into a fixed mindset just as easily as those we lead.  Learn how to self-evaluate, and more importantly, how to change your organizational culture to that of a growth mindset.

    • 10 min
    Ep. 1.11 - Unlimited Pie: Mindset and the Success of Others

    Ep. 1.11 - Unlimited Pie: Mindset and the Success of Others

    How would you respond to the success of the individual who took your job?  How would you respond to a rival's achievements?  The answer to those questions speaks to your mindset.  Learn how Marcus Mariota's response revealed his mindset as we continue our series on growth and fixed mindsets.

    • 8 min
    Ep. 1.10 - "I yell because I care?" Feedback and Mindset

    Ep. 1.10 - "I yell because I care?" Feedback and Mindset

    Do you respond favorably to feedback, or do you get defensive?  The answer to that question might reveal your mindset.  In this episode, we look at how a coach yelling at you might be a good thing, and how the lack of that feedback might not be a good sign.  Tune in as we continue our series on growth and fixed mindsets, and their response to feedback.

    • 9 min
    Ep. 1.9 - Limit challenges, or challenge limits?

    Ep. 1.9 - Limit challenges, or challenge limits?

    Laura Wilkinson is the only American woman to win Olympic gold in 10 m platform diving, yet she was "too old" to start the sport, a "waste of space" on her high school time, and entered the 2000 Olympics with a broken foot.  Twenty years later, her comeback has been delayed by the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics.  Her view of challenge is the perfect example of a growth mindset performer.  Learn how her approach differs from that of a fixed mindset, and how you can help others develop this same attitude.

    • 9 min
    Ep. 1.8 - Mindset's relationship with failure

    Ep. 1.8 - Mindset's relationship with failure

    Nick Foles says that he has fallen thousands of times, yet he became the MVP of the Super Bowl.  There's only one explanation, and that is his embracing of a growth mindset.  In this episode, we look at how growth and fixed mindsets relate to failure.  The implications are considerable and of great importance to teachers, coaches, and leaders.

    • 8 min
    Ep. 1.7 - A mindset's impact on effort

    Ep. 1.7 - A mindset's impact on effort

    In the second episode of our series on Mindset, we learn how Freddie Gillespie advanced from limited playing time at a D-III school to starting for Baylor University, one of the top basketball teams in the country.  Along the way, we'll look at how an athlete's mindset determines their approach to effort and hard work.

    • 10 min

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