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Cindra Kamphoff

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Bestselling Author, Award-Winning Keynote Speaker & Consultant to the World's Best. Book Cindra to help your team gain the high-performance edge!

Fee Range: $10,000 and Below
Location:
Minnesota
Phone: 800-328-6008

Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D., CMPC, PCC, is an award-winning keynote speaker and executive coach for leaders, professional athletes, and championship teams around the nation. She is the current president of the National Speakers Association-Minnesota Chapter.

Her clients range from Verizon Wireless, Target, Mayo Clinic Health System to the Minnesota Vikings. She has provided mental training for the Minnesota Vikings for four years working one-on-one with the player to help them train their mind. She's also worked with the United States Olympic Track and Field team while they were in Tokyo working with the athletes one-on-one.

Cindra is the author of the Amazon bestseller, Beyond Grit: Ten Powerful Practices to Gain the High Performing Edge and the corresponding workbook. Her work has appeared in New York Times, ESPN the Magazine, The Huffington Post, USA Today, and Runner’s World Magazine.

Cindra has an executive and personal coaching certification from the College of Executive Coaching and the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching. Cindra is also a Certified Mental Performance Coach with the Association for Applied Sport Psychology.

Cindra is the founder of the High Performance Mindset podcast available on Apple Podcasts and Stitcher Radio which has over 1+ million downloads and ranked in the top 100 podcasts.

Based on nearly 20 years of research and consulting, she speaks and coaches individuals on how to gain a high-performance edge while providing practical strategies that work. Kamphoff is also the founder and director at the Center for Sport & Performance Psychology and 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 where she competed in track and cross country. Cindra and her husband have two boys and live in Minnesota and she is now an avid marathoner who has competed in 15 marathons including 5 Boston Marathons.

Speech Titles and Descriptions:
BEYOND GRIT: POWERFUL PRACTICES TO GAIN THE HIGH PERFORMANCE EDGE

The foundation of Dr. Kamphoff's speaking and training is based on her Top 10 Practices of the World's Best featured in her Amazon Bestseller, Beyond Grit. Her Top 10 Practices outlines the practices of high performers and the differences between successful and less successful people.

In a 75-90 minute keynote, Cindra could cover 2-3 practices based on the needs of the group. In a half-day training, she could cover 5 practices. And in an all-day training, Cindra could cover all 10 practices.

This is her most popular keynote where she typically covers practices #1 Get Gritty, #2 Get Clear on Your Purpose, and #3 Master Your Thinking to help you get clear on what you want, connect with your purpose, and learn mindset tools to reduce negativity and level up your thoughts.

The Practices covered will be customized to your audience and chosen based on the needs of your unique audience.

The 10 Practices of the World's Best featured in Beyond Grit include:

  • GET GRITTY - The world's best know what they want and why they want it.
  • GET CLEAR ON YOUR PURPOSE - The world's best own their why and keep it front and center.
  • BECOME A MASTER OF YOUR THINKING - The world's best are intentional with their self-talk.
  • KNOW YOURSELF TO MASTER YOURSELF - The world's best understand themselves and their tendencies.
  • DOMINATE THE CONTROLLABLES - The world's best dominate what they have control over instead of what they cannot.
  • OWN THE MOMENT - The world's best stay present moment focused.
  • CHOOSE EMPOWERING EMOTIONS - The world's best thrive because they regularly experience positive emotions.
  • OWN WHO YOU ARE - The world's best make a conscious chose to show up as themselves.
  • LIVE AND LET GO - The world's best let go of mistakes quickly after learning and then decide to live life full-out.
  • CHOOSE YOUR COURAGE ZONE - The world's best choose their courage zone because that is where they grow and act with bravery.

Participant Outcomes:
• Gain specific strategies to think like a high performer to be your best more often
• Learn how to grow your grit which has been described as the #1 predictor of success
• Get clarity on your purpose and why you do what you do
• Increase positivity in life and work and apply powerful thinking practices to reduce negativity

THE HIGH PERFORMANCE MINDSET: TOP PRACTICES OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL 
In this keynote or training, Cindra typically covers practices #5 Dominate the Controllables, #6 Own the Moment, and #7 Choose Empowering Emotions to help you stay in the present moment, focus on what you can control, develop your high performance mindset, and choose empowering emotions more often.Participant Outcomes:
• Gain tools and strategies to deal with adversity, mistakes and the unexpected
• Learn how to own the moment even though our mind is distracted 54% of the time
• Get clarity on how to address the uncontrollable factors in life and business
• Understand how to decrease stress and perform under pressure

LEVEL UP YOUR THINKING, LEVEL UP YOUR YEAR 
In this keynote or training, Cindra typically covers practices #10 Choose Courage Over Comfort, #9 Live and Let Go, and #3 Master Your Thoughts to help you move forward towards your goals with courage, let go of mistakes and difficulties, and master your thoughts to have a breakout year.Participant Outcomes:• Gain specific strategies to move forward boldly with a courageous vision for your life and/or business
• Learn tools and strategies to deal with adversity, mistakes and the unexpected
• Increase positivity in life and work and apply powerful thinking practices to reduce negativity and doubt
Testimonials:

Cindra is one of the best in the business. Her ability to connect with business, people, leaders, athletes and coaches is exceptional.
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.
CEO, GENEVA CAPITAL

Cindra's energy and passion is second to none. She brought a room full of construction works to a standing ovation. It was HUGE for my team.
OWNER, HMA CONTRACTING
Cindra is an incredible speaker and keeps you engaged throughout the whole speaking engagement! Her 10 practices of the World's Best - are skills everyone can use in life. If you want to read a book that will make you a better person, parent, or employee… read Cindra's book- Beyond Grit! We are so happy to have Cindra at our annual meetings to improve our performance at work and home.
SVP/DIRECTOR, FRANDSEN BANK & TRUST 
I received rave reviews about Cindra's presentation from last week. It was great, energetic, and resonated with our eclectic workforce of professionals and our production team. Cindra did a fabulous job incorporating how her message about GRIT impacts and relates to their jobs in manufacturing!
VICE PRESIDENT, DOTSON IRON CASTINGS
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!
NORTHLAND REGION, THRIVENT FINANCIAL
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!
MANAGING PARTNER, NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL TWIN CITIES
I've been receiving rave reviews since Cindra spoke to our agents including one person who said, "This was the best speaker we have ever had!" and another who said, "She was amazing! I appreciate how she made parts interactive and got everyone involved. That created a totally different energy in the room!
FIELD MARKETING SPECIALIST, COLDWELL BANKER

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