Category Archives: Personal Performance

iP Utility Safety Conference & ICUEE Expo 2018

The Skill of Concentration: How to Improve Your Focus

Improving your focus requires active, daily routines to develop the mental skill of concentration.


TakeAways:  Event Promo 2017



Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton Loveland Conference Center in Loveland, CO.

Topic: Distraction Training: Technical Skill of Concentration

Date: Wednesday, April 25

Time: 01:30pm  – 03:00pm

Registration: Weblink



BreakOut Session Summary:

This presentation emphasizes the core skills of ‘self-awareness’ and ‘self-regulation’ covered in the studies of emotional intelligence and neuroscience.

Explore how you can improve your focus and learn new techniques for navigating through the personal and external distractions lineman face every day. Then practice your daily thought-processes designed to develop this critically important skill-set.



  • How to define emotional quotient and emotional intelligence in line work.
  • Identify self-awareness skill-sets and competencies to improve your focus.
  • Identify personal intervention tools to improve your professional performance on the job.
  • Identify team intervention techniques you can use to increase the emotional quotient among crew members.


Learn more about Tactical EQ4 Electric Utilities – bring this innovative training to you workforce and subcontractors.  Or call 866.487.2816.

Parenting Athletes: Cost of Excellence

Great article from USA Today on how parents are budgeting and changing buy behaviors in order to give their young athletes every advantage for success – in sport and life.

Mental & Emotional Skill Development is the next frontier for young athletic development.  To learn more about the M.E.T. MindSet Skills Training Program, please contact 866.487.2815 or email

Article: Reprint September 2017


YIP Fix: MindSet Skill Development

We can now train the brain for clutch performance & YIP recovery.

Mental5 (The Book) Podcast: Stress vs. Distress

Narrative by: Parrish Taylor

Mental (Athlete's Version) Chapter 11: Stress - Parrish Owen Taylor     

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Mental5 (The Book) Podcast: Mental Skill of Organization

Narrative by: Parrish Taylor

Mental (Athlete's Version) Chapter 7: Organization - Parrish Owen Taylor     

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Mental5 (The Book) Podcast: Mental Skill of Concentration

Narrative by: Parrish Taylor

Mental (Athlete's Version) Chapter 6: Concentration - Parrish Owen Taylor     

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