The Outperform Show focuses on the proven strategies, tactics and insights of the world's elite performers and experts that will enable you to perform at your best. Martin Soorjoo, mental performance coach, interviews some of the best minds and practitioners on the planet from the fields of human performance, stress management, productivity, leadership, motivation, resilience and neuroscience, providing listeners with valuable insights and practical tools.
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Feb 14, 2018

In this episode I discuss looking at strategies used elite performers, including Special Forces operators and Olympic athletes to stay on target no matter what obstacles they face, handle extreme pressure  and mentally  prepare for challenges.

Jan 30, 2018

In today’s episode I discuss the critical importance of the right mindset and how to upgrade it.

Dec 12, 2017

In today’s episode Scott Mautz explains the power of inspiration and how people can rediscover it in their work.

Nov 6, 2017

Today’s episode is a solocast where I discuss the problem of pressure and outline 3 effective strategies for managing it.

Oct 5, 2017

In this episode former Navy SEAL Sniper and New York Times Bestselling Author, Brandon Webb, discusses his latest book ’Total Focus - Making Decisions Under Pressure’ 

Sep 12, 2017

In this episode Dan reveals the mental preparation secrets of how athletes and top performers including Seinfeld and Carly Simon prepare for their big events.

Sep 4, 2017

Clyde Brolin is author of ‘In the Zone ‘ How Champions Think and Win Big’. Knowing how to get in the zone  the most powerful thing you can do to outperform in any area of your life and in this episode Clyde explains how the champions do it.

Sep 1, 2017

Alden Mills is a retired Navy SEAL Commander and author of ‘Be Unstoppable- The 8 Essential Actions to Succeed at Anything’. In this interview Alden explains the numerous challenges he has faced, his many achievements across a number of fields and some of the mental tools he used in order to consistently outperform.

Apr 4, 2017

Today’s guest is Caroline Webb, CEO of Sevenshift, Senior Advisor to McKinsey and author of How to Have a Good Day.

“There are really only a few things you need in your toolkit at the end of the day, you just need to find the ones that really work for you.” - Caroline Webb

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Feb 28, 2017

Today’s guest is Dr. Dave Alred MBE, coach to top international athletes, sports teams and businesses. Dave is an expert in performance under pressure and shares his experience and insights.

“The issue with pressure is, it’s a sort of tug of war between the outcome and the process.” - Dr. Dave Alred

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Feb 21, 2017

Today’s guest is Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, author of ‘Rest - Why You Get More Done When You Work Less’, who explains how we can use the power of rest and play for performance and productivity.

"Deliberate rest is a kind of spectrum of practices that you can do on a daily level.” - Alex Soojung-Kim Pang

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Feb 14, 2017

Today’s guest is an author and executive coach Scott Eblin who explains how to move from a state of being overworked and overwhelmed to one of high performance while leading a more fulfilling life.

"I don’t think our brains have caught up with the technology that’s feeding our brains." - Scott Eblin

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Feb 7, 2017

Today, I'm talking to award winning author and investigative journalist Scott Carney who discusses his journey into the extremes of human performance.

"We are outsourcing our body’s ability to adapt to the technology that we create." - Scott Carney.

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Jan 27, 2017

Today’s episode is a solocast where I explain why an ability to Focus is our most important asset and how we can easily develop it.

“It’s critical that we understand that having more choices, stuff, commitments, and decisions to make does not lead to fulfillment or progress.” - Martin Soorjoo

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Jan 12, 2017

Today’s guest is Dr Jason Selk,  who coaches professional and Olympic athletes as well as Fortune 100 executives and organizations on how to develop the mental toughness necessary for achieving high-level success.

“If we can train our brain to focus on solutions, we will actually have more solutions.” - Dr. Jason Selk

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Jan 3, 2017

Today’s guest is Dr. Josh Davis, Director of Research at the NeuroLeadership Institute and author of the international bestseller ‘Two Awesome Hours’. 

“Even if you decide, actually that was the right task, it’s an opportunity to think about, how do I want to approach that task? Was I working on it in the most effective way?” - Dr. Josh Davis

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Dec 27, 2016

Today’s guest is retired Navy Seal, author and corporate coach, Jeff Boss who explains how we can embrace uncertainty and use chaos to our advantage.

“Once you’re clear on what success looks like, what competencies you need to build relative to which ones you have, and over time the more competent you become at something the more confident you become.” - Jeff Boss

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Dec 20, 2016

Today I talk to the wisest warrior on the planet, Former Navy Seal Commander Mark Divine. We discuss how to 20x performance, find your purpose, Focus and Kokoro Yoga.

“The warrior in you is that part of you that is very clear about why you do things, is willing to take a stand for things you believe in, and is willing to fight for what you believe is right in your life.” - Mark Divine

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Dec 16, 2016

Today I’m talking to former FBI counterintelligence and undercover agent LaRae Quy, author of Secrets of a Strong Mind and Mental Toughness for Women Leaders. Listen in as we discuss her experience and insights into mental toughness.

“If you don’t know yourself, you’re going to have a very hard time knowing what is best for you as you move forward.” - LaRae Quy

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Dec 14, 2016

Today’s guest is sleep coach to elite performers and the leading sport sleep coach in the world, Nick Littlehales. We're talking about how to make sure our sleep provides us with maximum recovery so we can perform at our highest level.

“It’s this last minute approach to think that right at the end of your day, you can suddenly do some things that are going to change everything that’s going to happen in the previous time since you woke up.” - Nick Littlehales

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Dec 12, 2016

Today’s guest is Matt Fitzgerald, a certified sports nutritionist and coach to triathletes and runners, and author of How Bad Do You Want It: Mastering the Psychology of Mind over Muscle. 

“Pressure is the trigger for choking, but self-consciousness is the mechanism by which choking occurs.” - Matt Fitzgerald

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Dec 9, 2016

Today I'm talking to Ollie Ollerton, ex-Special Forces and star of the TV series SAS: Who Dares Wins about mental toughness, resilience, and the role these characteristics play in leadership.

“We all have limiting beliefs and unless we actually push ourselves and break through the boundaries of those beliefs and understand that we are quite limitless as humans, we really do limit ourselves in life.” - Ollie Ollerton

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Dec 7, 2016

Today Martin talks to retired Navy Seal Clint Emerson about his book series 100 Deadly Skills, protecting yourself against today's threats, and how to be aware and prepared. 

“There are generations of people younger than me that are losing their basic survival instincts and skills.” - Clint Emerson

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Nov 28, 2016

Today I'm talking to master negotiator Chris Voss, author of Never Split the Difference. Chris has worked for the FBI, and he now teaches, trains, and consults in the field of negotiation. Today we're talking about his top tips for negotiating.

"We may be dealing with a very ethical and decent human being, which we are most of the time, but they may be acting on behalf of a strategy that’s designed to crush us." - Chris Voss.

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