Dr. Erik Korem is a High-Performance pioneer that introduced sports science and athlete tracking technologies to collegiate and professional (NFL) football. He has worked with the National Football League, Power-5 NCAA programs, gold-medal Olympians, Nike, and the United States Department of Defense. Erik is an expert in sleep and stress resilience, and he is the Founder and CEO of AIM7.
Mentioned in this Episode:
- BJ Fogg on Motivation
- Erik Korem & Peter Harberl Podcast: Attention is the Currency of Performance
- SMART Goals
- Start with the End by Matt Wallaert
- The Practice of Groundedness by Brad Stulberg
(2:40) – Erik’s background in performance and motivation
(6:33) – Motivational, Desire, & Dopamine
(11:34) – Is there a way to create or build someone’s belief in themselves?
(15:14) – Behavior Design
(16:28) – The 5 Whys
(19:08) – Starting small & learning to stick with the work
(30:24) – O’Brien losing his habits and routines after child #2
(38:14) – The Aim7 Calibration
(42:06) – How people reacted to the pandemic
(43:52) – What do people get wrong about sleep and what are easy corrections they can make?
(50:51) – More information on Aim7
(53:17) – Is this relevant to improving your work performance?