Galel Fajardo

January 1, 2020

SMART Goals: New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work

Welcome to January 1st, 2020… It’s now time for the whole “New Year, New Me” cycle and charade to commence, a tradition that began over 4,000 years ago with the […]
August 9, 2019

The $549 Million Dust Pile

Americans love spending money on self-help products. According to an article in the Boston Globe, Americans spend an average of $549 million on self-help books a year. If I had […]
August 15, 2018

Stop Working On the Wrong Things

Last week, on the blog and podcast, I discussed complacency and how it can kill every part of your life. Today, let’s talk about what I consider to be the […]
August 8, 2018

Complacency Kills Everything

One of the biggest mistakes we make in life is that we allow ourselves to become complacent. We become comfortable with a level of success we’ve attained, or simply feel […]
October 12, 2017

Wendy Rhoades from Billions: The Truth About Performance Coaches

If you enjoyed “The Sopranos” or “Wall Street” and haven’t seen “Billions” on Showtime, I encourage you to check it out. Aside from being entertaining, it’s a dramatic (and glamorized) […]
April 25, 2017

The Wrong Way to Coach

My job involves me telling people some harsh truths. The nice part about it is that it’s done totally confidentially, either over the phone or in person… My clients aren’t […]
January 2, 2017

Visualizing Success: Legit or Self-Help Guru Nonsense?

One of the books that bothered me over the last decade was “The Secret,” which implied that by simply focusing your energy on something, you can attain it. Oprah made […]
December 9, 2016

Improve Sleep Habits to Improve Performance

Sleep is vital to performing at our best. If we don’t get adequate sleep, it can lead to increased stress, anxiety, weight gain, and other health issues. In order for […]
September 12, 2016

What is Performance Psychology?

I’m often asked, “What is Performance Psychology?” By reading this, I hope you’ll have a better understanding of the benefits of performance psychology and how a sport and performance consultant might […]
August 12, 2016

Who I Want You To Choose This Election Season

This may be among the more controversial articles I have ever written, but I’m going to take a risk. I don’t care about offending people anymore. The United States is […]