My guest today is Allon Khakshouri, a sports agent who managed three of the world’s #1 tennis players including Novak Djokovic. He is also a best-selling author who specializes in high performance habits and helping ambitious entrepreneurs (and creative professionals) to feel more energized, productive, and inspired.
Having worked with some of the world’s top athletes, Allon is a master at understanding the psychology behind the highest levels of performance, and this interview is SUPER dense with a ton of information. Our conversation hits a wide variety of topics, but at the core of our conversation is deciphering the fundamental differences between “amateurs” and “professionals.”
What is it that makes top achievers so unique, no matter their field of expertise? Is it their skills? Their work ethic? Is it genetic? Or are they just luckier than everyone else?
Do those at the highest level of their craft set goals differently than everyone else?
Or do the most successful people simply have a different mindset? And if so, how can you cultivate the mindset of a true professional at the top of their game.
If you have ever felt like you could be or should be further along in your career or your business and you want to break through to your next level of potential, Allon is definitely someone who can help you get there. If after listening to this interview you are inspired to dig even deeper, Allon has been kind enough to offer all of you listening a free copy of his 26,000 word ‘Ultimate Guide to High Performance’ which will show you how to accelerate your business or career growth and get more high value work done in a day than most people accomplish in a month.
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Here’s What You’ll Learn:
- Developing the ability to perform your best in those career defining moments
- Pushing yourself beyond your limits by embracing new challenges with optimism
- The important differences between Amateurs and Professionals
- Being intentional and setting a clear vision for your goals
- Mastering skills so you can adjust to difficult tasks quickly and produce at an elite level
- What it means to have a Growth Mindset vs. a Fixed Mindset
- How your goals feed into your identity and your character
- Starting meditation and training your focus as a skill
- Learning to rely on more that just your talent
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Allon Khakshouri is a sports agent who managed three world #1 tennis players, including Novak Djokovic. He is also a best selling author and helps ambitious entrepreneurs introduce high performance habits and strategies to feel more energized, productive and inspired to become leaders of their industries. He is also a Member of the ATP Council.
This episode was edited by Curtis Fritsch, and the show notes were prepared and published by Elyse Rintelman. The original music in the opening and closing of the show is courtesy of Joe Trapanese (who is quite possibly one of the most talented composers on the face of the planet).
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