George Mumford

Mindfulness and Performance Expert

“George helped me understand the art of mindfulness. To be neither distracted or focused, rigid or flexible, passive or aggressive. I learned just to be.”

— Kobe Bryant, 5-time NBA champion

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About George

George T. Mumford a.k.a. The Mindfulness Performance Whisperer, is a highly acclaimed and leading expert in sports psychology & performance. Phil Jackson’s ‘Secret Weapon’ to winning eight NBA Championships. George’s passion is teaching mindfulness to high profile sports, business and academic teams alike; from the Los Angeles Lakers, Chicago Bulls and New York Knicks, to senior global executives and systems. He is also the author of The Mindful Athlete: Secrets to Pure Performance and Board President of Ivy Child International, a non-profit devoted to universal mindfulness education.

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“George has ‘Mumfied’ the teams I’ve coached over the past 20 years. He has a style of mindfulness that goes beyond ‘just sitting/breathing’ to focusing while in action. For anyone needing to perform at the highest level, George’s book is for you.”

— Phil Jackson, 13-time NBA champion

Championship Conversations with George

A weekly chat with professionals in the mindfulness space

Recently, George interviewed Bill Kennedy, an Executive Coach and Consultant who works with business executives in the greater Boston area.  He has taught Physics at MIT and developed ICOR Principles for working with Business Executives.

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Upcoming Events

Connecting to Higher Power: Insight Meditation and the 11th Step

Date: January 27, 2018

Location: Cambridge Insight Meditation Center

To book George, or explore having him bring his mindfulness wisdom live to your team, group or organization, connect with us here.