Dave Acosta is a mental fitness coach and speaker on elite leadership. A former point-man on the Las Vegas SWAT, he works globally with elite military and security forces. Dave studies what makes the elite -- elite. In this show, we discuss the...
Dave Acosta is a mental fitness coach and speaker on elite leadership. A former point-man on the Las Vegas SWAT, he works globally with elite military and security forces. Dave studies what makes the elite -- elite. In this show, we discuss the formula Dave created that includes four common denominators that every elite performer possesses. Here’s what we cover in this show with Dave. When people ask Dave what he does, how does he like to reply? The front of Dave's website says, “Your Defining Moment." Why that statement? Do we need to be more aware of our surroundings today? What is Dave telling his kids when they are out and about? When asked to consult the Navy SEALS in Iraq, how did he handle his mindset amongst elite performers in a combat situation? Teamwork for SEALS was different from anything Dave had seen….why? SEALS know that if they cut a corner, someone else will play the price. Who pays? Never cut corners…what does that mean in the forces? Dave has a unique quality, he reinforces his students trust in themselves. How does he go about doing that? Dave believes in three things: recognise, assess and react - he explains that to us. Dave is a mental fitness coach; a corporate worker is not fit if they are mentally unfit. Where should they start to get mentally fit? How do elite performers sustain their high level of performance? Is purposeful suffering a form of stress inoculation? In Iraq, Dave learned, "I’m capable." He said to himself, "I’m capable." What made Dave believe that? What has Dave eliminated from his work to make is more efficient or productive? Quitting and giving up are two different things - why? LINKS Dave Acosta http://daveacosta.com/
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