Tactics to Persevere Through Hard Times with Tammy Barlette
“I'm a human being. I am not a machine. I'm just like you. I just chose a different career.”
— Tammy Barlette
In this thought-provoking podcast episode, we delve into the world of retired U.S. Air Force fighter pilot Tammy Barlette. With her extensive experience in high-pressure situations, Tammy brings valuable insights as a mental performance coach, speaker, and founder of Athena's Voice. She shares gripping stories of critical situations she faced during her military career and the crucial role mental preparedness played in overcoming them.
Tammy reinforces the significance of training and how it enables individuals to respond effectively to unexpected challenges. Her passion for making a positive impact shine through as she helps listeners embrace resilience and push past their limits. Don't miss this engaging discussion with Tammy as she imparts wisdom gained from her remarkable journey.
This week on The Mindset Zone:
- Tammy shares the Importance of seeking support from friends and family during failure and tough times
- She dives into society's emphasis on independence vs. the human need for connection
- Tammy talks about her own personal experience with fear and emergency situations
- Importance of positive psychology and positive thinking
- Developing personal core values before pursuing goals
- Releasing emotions as a way of progress and performance
- Aligning goals with values and using deliberative and implemental mindsets
- Preparing for likely scenarios and developing mental resilience
- P.E.Z. Approach, P for Prepare, E for Enemies within, Z for Get in the Zone
Tammy Barlette is a mindset and performance expert who specializes in the art of perseverance. As a retired Lieutenant Colonel and fighter pilot, who has faced many challenges herself, she takes lessons learned from the high-performance cockpit and relates them to the challenges of life. As an entrepreneur, wife and mother of three, she shares powerful heartfelt stories of strength and grit.
Tammy served in the US Air Force for over 20 years, flying multiple aircraft, including the T-37 Tweet, T-38 Talon, A-10 Warthog, MQ-1 Predator, and MQ-9 Reaper, accumulating more than 3000 total flying hours and over 1500 hours of combat support time assisting and protecting troops on the ground in both Iraq and Afghanistan. She is also a graduate of the prestigious US Air Force Weapons School and has a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry. Upon retiring, she became a professional speaker and founded Athena’s Voice, a speaker referral business featuring female military pilots from around the United States.