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Beyond Grit

ISBN: 9781634890809
Binding: Hardcover
Author: Cindra Kamphoff
Trim: 6 x 9 inches
Published: 8/31/2017

In Beyond Grit Cindra Kamphoff reveals the ten practices that the world's best use to gain the high performance edge. Kamphoff shares the tools and strategies she's taught executives, entrepreneurs, NFL ProBowl athletes, Olympians. college athletes, and championship teams. Based on almost twenty years of research and consulting with the world's best she provides a practical inspiring and easy-to-use guide to radically accelerating your performance and improving your happiness.

In this book Kamphoff teaches you how to develop Ten Practices of the World's Best:

  1. The world's best are gritty.
  2. The world's best are clear on their purpose.
  3. The world's best become a master of their thoughts.
  4. The world's best know themselves to master yourself.
  5. The world's best dominate the controllables.
  6. The world's best own the moment.
  7. The world's best choose empowering emotions.
  8. The world's best own who they are.
  9. The world's best live and let go.
  10. The world's best choose their courage zone.

You'll also discover 52 life-altering strategies that you can put in your High Performance Toolbox to develop these practices and change your daily life. Each chapter describes one strategy and ends with a powerful affirmation to help you develop the High Performance Mindset.

A widely respected keynote speaker trainer and coach, Kamphoff possesses an inspiring style that combines high energy with strategies that work. Her proven system can transform the performance of anyone who wants to up their game regardless of their field. Whether you're seeking to own your dream business triple your income be the best you can be in your sport or merely achieve a higher level of personal satisfaction Beyond Grit shows you how.

Inspiring and practical Kamphoff will show you how to "own your why " develop your grit take control of your future discover your purpose thrive under pressure and be your best more often.


Cindra Kamphoff is a speaker entrepreneur and professor who is a high performance coach for athletes executives and championship teams around the nation. Her clients range from Verizon and the Mayo Clinic to the Vikings.

Her work has appeared in New York Times ESPN the Magazine Huffington Post USA Today and Runner's World Magazine. She is the founder of the High Performance Mindset podcast and a member of the National Speakers Association.

Kamphoff is the founder and director of the Center for Sport and Performance Psychology and a professor at Minnesota State University Mankato. She has a Ph.D. in sport and performance psychology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a BA in psychology from the University of Northern Iowa. She has competed in fifteen marathons including five Boston Marathons.

Kamphoff and her husband have two boys and live in Minnesota. You can read more about her at and learn more about the book at

"A brilliant and practical guide that extends our knowledge on how to develop grit. " -Hendrie Weisinger Ph.D. New York Times bestselling author of Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most

"Bridges the gap between learning and doing by delivering highly practical strategies that can be done daily and weekly . . ." -Bernie Holliday Ph.D. Director of Mental Conditioning for Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball

"Anyone who's ever wanted to reach a new level will absolutely love the powerful tools in this book." -Gabriele Grunewald professional runner and U.S.A. Track and Field Indoor Champion

"This is a must-have book for anyone trying to truly unlock their full potential." -Jeff Locke NFL punter for the Indianapolis Colts

"I recommend Beyond Grit as a must-read guide for athletes leaders and entrepreneurs seeking their own high performance." -Angus Mugford Ph.D. Toronto Bluejays Director of Performance

"If you have Beyond Grit it's the one book you'll read again and again." -BJ Hellyer Northwestern Mutual Chief Development Officer