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Master Your Mindset


Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D.

Min - Max

$7500 -


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Mankato MN

Short Description:

Award-winning keynote speaker and certified professional coach for leaders, professional athletes, and championship teams. Her clients range from Verizon, Target, Bobcat, USA Track & Field, to the Minnesota Vikings. Develop the mindset your teams mindset to beat the odds, build confidence & resilence, and best your best more often.

The foundation of Cindraʼs speaking and training is based on her Top 10 Practices of the World’s Best. Her Top 10 Practices outlines 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.

Cindra will always customize her keynote to your group or team.

Cindra’s most popular keynotes include:

Beyond Grit: Embracing Passion and Perseverance to Gain the High-Performance Edge: In this keynote, Dr. Cindra typically covers practices #1 (Get Gritty), #2, (Get Clear on Your Purpose) and #3 (Master Your Thinking). Despite all the factors that we cannot control, we can choose to lead with grit, purpose and passion. In this keynote, Dr. Cindra will discuss tools to help us see the opportunity, practice self-leadership, savor the good, and commit to leading with grit for the future.

The High Performance Mindset: Practical Tools to Build Resilience and Courage: In this keynote, Dr. Cindra typically covers practices #5 (Dominate the Controllables), #9 (Live and Let Go) and #10 (Choose Courage over Comfort). As we continue to navigate through these uncertain times, more than ever, we can get stuck in fear and frustration wishing things were different. In this keynote, Dr. Cindra will focus on mindset practices to be resilient and at our best in times of change.

“I will…I can…I am…”: Dominating Your Thinking to Reach Your Potential: In this keynote, Dr. Cindra typically covers practices #3 (Master Your Thinking), #4 (Know Yourself to Master Yourself), and #7 (Choose Empowering Emotions). We all experience an inner judge but the most successful people learn to level up their thinking to level up their life and performance. In this keynote, Dr. Cindra will focus on tangible strategies to dominate your thinking.

Based on almost twenty years of research and consulting with the Worldʼs Best, Cindra will help you embrace passion and purpose in your life and work. Youʼll become more self-aware and learn how to master your thoughts and emotions to help you lead yourself and your team more effectively.

With Cindra’s keynotes and trainings, even the most seasoned corporate leaders, business people, and athletes will learn practical strategies to:
– Overcome the odds
– Live with purpose
– Move forward with a bold vision
– Become more self-aware
– Focus on what you can control
– Move forward with change
– Lead intentionally
– Play bigger to reach your potential

Expect a high-energy, inspiring keynote or training where you will gain insights and practical strategies to help you up your game regardless of your field.


Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D., CSP, CMPC, PCC, is an award-winning keynote speaker and certified professional coach for leaders, professional athletes, and championship teams. Her clients range from Verizon Wireless, Target, and Bobcat to the Minnesota Vikings. She has provided mental training for the Minnesota Vikings for four years, working one-on-one with the players. Cindra also worked with the United States Olympic Track and Field team while they were in Tokyo. She is also the founder of The Mentally Strong Institute which provides one-on-one coaching services to purpose-driven leaders like you to help them multiply their confidence, increase their influence, and get to their goals quicker. Cindra is the author of an Amazon bestseller, Beyond Grit: Ten Powerful Practices to Gain the High Performance Edge and a follow-up book, Beyond Grit for Business: Ten Powerful Practice to Boost Performance, Leadership and Your Bottom Line. Her podcast, The High Performance Mindset, is ranked in the top .5% of all podcasts. Cindra resides in Minnesota with her husband and their two teenage boys.  

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Les Pico, Minnesota Vikings
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"Cindra is one of the best in the business. Her ability to connect with people is exceptional."
BJ Hellyer, Northwestern Mutual
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"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!"
Katie Lewis, Thrivent Financial
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"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!"

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