Inspiring Great Leaders Podcast #177 Lauren Ammon Performance Reimagined

Inspiring Great Leaders Podcast #177 Lauren Ammon Performance Reimagined

Performance Reimagined

On this episode of the Inspiring Great Leaders Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Lauren Ammon on Performance Reimagined, human design, creating a tight feedback loop, and performance coaching.

We explore into life in the corporate world, supporting athletes in the workplace, microshifts, personal development, leadership, mental toughness and resilience.

Lauren Ammon – Performance Reimagined

Lauren Ammon is former elite athlete and the founder of Performance Reimagined, a company dedicated to revolutionizing the way student-athletes train their minds. As a former NCAA D1 College swimmer, Lauren knows firsthand the importance of mental toughness in achieving greatness.

With a degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan and an MA in Labor and Employment Relations from the University of Cincinnati, Lauren’s career has taken her through a range of exciting HR roles at top companies such as Paycor, DRS Technologies, and Vantiv. She’s also served as the Chief Learning Officer at Leadogo, a position that perfectly reflects her passion for helping others grow and develop.

As a co-author of Micro Shift and a founding member of Success Champion Networking Cincinnati, Lauren brings a wealth of expertise to the table. Don’t miss this opportunity to dive into the fascinating world of mental performance coaching with one of the best in the business!

Lauren talks about:

  • Swimming and how it shaped her life
  • Saying no and perfectionism
  • Pressure of the athletic world
  • Performance Reimagined
  • Training student-athletes
  • Transitioning from the athletic to non-athletic life
  • Fitting in the corporate world
  • Coaching practices
  • Supporting growing talent in the corporate world
  • Sharing feedback
  • Managing the Inner opponent
  • Limiting beliefs
  • Human design
  • Mindset as an athlete and as a leader


“The root of your performance is your thought. If you wanna change your performance and results, change the thoughts you have.” Lauren Ammon talks about mindset on the Inspiring Great Leaders Podcast. 

“You may not see immediate results. It’s all about recognizing when you’re making the small shifts in your life and what they’re leading to.” Lauren Ammon on microshifts on the Inspiring Great Leaders Podcast. 

“Everything can be transferable. I don’t have to keep those experiences in a box. I can continue to lean on them to continue to figure out who I am and use those learnings as microshifts in the journey that I am on.” Lauren Ammon’s biggest learning on creating Performance Reimagined on the Inspiring Great Leaders Podcast. 

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Recommended Reading:

Micro Shift: Small Mindset Changes for Big Results Book