episode 02: Paddy steinfort

 

Background:

Paddy Steinfort is the founder of Toughness.com and a performance coach to elite athletes. A former professional athlete himself, Paddy stayed in the world of elite performance after his playing days ended, serving as a physiotherapist, coach, and manager for a variety of professional football teams in Australia. Through these experiences he saw a huge need to help talented people on the human side of performance and decided to enroll in the Master of Applied Positive Psychology program at the University of Pennsylvania. Under the guidance of Dr. Angela Duckworth, he ran research on performers. Specifically looking at how to train and shape environments to help these individuals handle stress better. He has since provided performance improvement program design and coaching for teams in the NFL, NBA, MLB, and NCAA Division 1 Football. Paddy also authored the bestselling book Breakfast With Bails - What a Dying Coach Taught Me About Life, Learning, and Leadership. For more on Paddy go here

 

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Follow Paddy on social media here:  @pjsteinfort