Leader's Mind: How Great Leaders Prepare, Perform, and Prevail

  • 3h 3m
  • PhD Afremow Jim, Phil White
  • HarperCollins Leadership
  • 2021

Clear and concise steps to develop the confidence and mental edge that sets you apart as a trailblazing leader—the same approach thousands of professional athletes have used to become champions.

The Leader's Mind taps into the same tips and techniques honed by top-tier athletes, such as how to get in a "zone," thrive on a team, and stay humble, to become a champion at work and the ultimate team player at home.

Based on high-performance psychology research and Dr. Jim Afremow’s two decades of experience providing mental training services across the globe to athletes and business leaders, The Leader's Mind will help you master:

  • Valuable leadership lessons through powerful parables and stories from well-known leaders.
  • The actionable steps leaders must take to change their thinking and become the leader they want to be.
  • The necessary mindset to push through the challenges you face and take control of the direction your career and home life are taking.
  • Tips and techniques to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds and challenges in order to excel.

Stop struggling with the expectations you face at work and at home by fundamentally changing the way you process what’s happening in your life. The mental edge that sets elite athletes apart outlined in this book will help you become the champion leader you want to be.

About the Author

Dr. Jim Afremow is a much sought-after mental skills coach, licensed professional counselor, co-founder of the Champion's Mind app, and the author of The Champion’s Mind (over 140,000 copies sold), The Champion’s Comeback, and The Young Champion’s Mind. For over 20 years, Dr. Afremow has assisted numerous high-school, collegiate, recreational, and professional athletes. In addition, he has mentally trained several U.S. and international Olympic competitors. Jim also served as a senior staff member with Counseling Services and Sports Medicine at Arizona State University, and as a Mental Skills Coach and the Peak Performance Coordinator with the San Francisco Giants MLB organization. In addition, Jim has helped many business executives elevate their mental game. Hometown: Phoenix, AZ.

Phil White is an Emmy-nominated writer and the co-author of The 17 Hour Fast with Dr. Frank Merritt, Waterman 2.0 with Kelly Starrett, and Unplugged with Andy Galpin and Brian Mackenzie. He also wrote two narrative nonfiction books, Out Supreme Task and Whistle Stop. Phil lives with his family in Evergreen, Colorado. Learn more at philwhitebooks.com and follow him on Instagram @PhilWhiteBooks.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Leadership Under Fire
  • The Sharpshooter
  • Grace Under Pressure
  • The Man in Black
  • On the Cutting Edge
  • Shaping Future Leaders
  • Lead Like a Roman Emperor
  • The Leader’s Mission
  • Conclusion—Your Strongest Attribute is a Leadership Mindset
  • Endnotes


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