Cindra Kamphoff

Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D., CMPC, is an award-winning keynote speaker and executive coach for leaders, professional athletes, executives and championship teams. Her clients range from Verizon Wireless, Target, and Walmart to the Minnesota Vikings. She has provided mental training for the Minnesota Vikings for 4 years, working one-on-one with the players.

She is the author of an Amazon bestseller, Beyond Grit: Ten Powerful Practices to Gain the High Performance Edge and the corresponding workbook. Her work has appeared in New York Times, Forbes, The Huffington Post, and USA Today.

She is the founder of the High Performance Mindset podcast which has over 1 million downloads and ranked in the top 100 podcasts where she interviews thought leaders about mindset. Her work has appeared in New York Times, Forbes, The Huffington Post, and USA Today. As a result of Cindra’s speaking and training, people tend to say they have more energy, more control of their inner dialogue and ultimately, perform at a higher level more consistently.


Most Requested Programs

BEYOND GRIT: POWERFUL PRACTICES TO BE AT YOUR BEST MORE OFTEN
In this keynote, half-day or full-day training, Cindra shared the powerful practices of the world's best.

Her Top 10 Practices outlines the differences between successful and less successful people and is the focus of her book "Beyond Grit: Ten Powerful Practices to Gain the High-Performance Edge."
In a 1 hour keynote, Cindra can cover 2-3 practices (based on the needs of the audience) in an entertaining and engaging way. In a half-day training, she could cover 5 practices. And in a full-day training, she could cover all ten practices.

THE HIGH PERFORMANCE MINDSET: TOP PRACTICES OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL
In this keynote, half-day or full-day training, Dr. Kamphoff reveals the practices of high performers in business, sport and life. In life and work, we experience adversity and challenges daily. Dr. Kamphoff will share proven strategies that could help even the most seasoned leader overcome the odds, live with purpose, and play bigger to reach their ultimate best.

GRIT: LIVING YOUR LIFE WITH PASSION, PERSEVERANCE, AND PURPOSE
In this keynote or half-day training, Dr. Kamphoff provides strategies to help individuals and teams cultivate their grit. Gritty people are happier, more satisfied, and perform at a high level more consistently. Audience members will feel in control of who they are and where they want to go.

CULTIVATING THE WINNING MINDSET: STRATEGIES TO LEVEL UP PERFORMANCE
Based on her work with championship teams and elite athletes, Dr. Kamphoff provides proven strategies to improve performance tailored to your team. During this one-time workshop or season-long mental training work, she helps athletes and teams build their confidence, overcome mistakes, master their thinking and cultivate their passion and love for the game.

"I WILL…I CAN…I AM." DOMINATING YOUR THINKING TO REACH YOUR POTENTIAL
In this keynote, Dr. Kamphoff describes how to become a master of your thinking. We all experience an inner judge but the most successful in sport, business and life learn to master their thinking. Audience members will walk away with tangible strategies to dominate their thinking and better their life and performance. The bravest battle is the battle we fight within!

THE POWER OF POSITIVITY: STRATEGIES TO BUILD YOUR MENTAL STRENGTH
People that experience both positive emotions and thinking patterns more often live longer, experience more satisfaction with life, and perform at their potential. In this keynote, Dr. Kamphoff reveals the 3 to 1 ratio and strategies to improve positivity on your team or group.



Testimonials

"Cindra is one of the best in the business. Her ability to connect with people is exceptional." Les Pico
Director of Player Development, Minnesota Vikings
"If you are serious about yourself and/or team improvement, Dr. Cindra provides the infrastructure to get you there." - Mark Watkins, President and Founder, Geneva Capital

"Cindra is a household name in our firm. She has crushed her keynote talks with several immediate tactics to implement. Her book and study guide challenge our thinking and habits. Her podcasts are being used in our selection and leadership development processes to highlight our aligned values and philosophies. We are proud to have her as an ad hoc member of our team!" - BJ Hellyer, Managing Partner, Northwestern Mutual Twin Cities

"Cindra was AMAZING! Everyone loved her, she was super personable and kind. We bought a ton of books from her website and she brought the books with her instead of charging us shipping which she didn’t need to do and was so nice of her. She signed every single person’s book and everyone LOVED her content! Huge hit!" - Katie Lewis, Thrivent Financial

"Cindra was the best speaker we have had in recent memory. She provided an engaging and meaningful break from our technical sessions. We plan to have her back next year!" - Jason Saatholff, US Tax Manager, HighJump