Next Time You Make A Mistake Remember This | George Mumford on Impact Theory

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This week’s guest on Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu is George Mumford. George Mumford is a mindfulness and performance expert who has worked with NBA champions, executives and olympians as well as athletes across a number of different sports. In this episode, he talks about how to handle the truth, dealing with discomfort, and the importance of persistence.


George Mumford describes the “Ass On Fire” method of making change in yourself [3:29]
Why he believes you are a masterpiece and wired for success but you have to chip away at the layers to reveal it [5:02]
Why George Mumford says that evil is ignorance [7:13]
The distinction between “background noise” and “background music” and why you want to recognize the latter [9:23]
The 3 things that predict success in the workplace [10:09]
How to recover from addiction (and why you need to change your identity) [12:48]
The step by step process you can follow to become the person you want to be [13:52]
“We become what we think about” [14:13]
What we’re all chasing after in life [17:10]
“We can’t have compassion without suffering.” [17:49]
How George Mumford reconciles intense competition and mindfulness [20:30]
The difference between knowing that your training will develop results and why people don’t commit to results [22:43]
Tom classifies George Mumford’s “type” of mindfulness as a gateway into the world of high performance [25:47]
The fascinating mixture between high achievement and the power of silence [26:48]
George Mumford describes his mindfulness practice [27:40]
What George Mumford says to people who have tried meditation but give up on it too soon [29:01]
The impact George Mumford wants to have in the world [30:09]


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