The Way Forward Webcasts with Leon Goren

'High Performance in Times of High Stress' with Dr Greg Wells

September 27, 2020 Season 1 Episode 18
The Way Forward Webcasts with Leon Goren
'High Performance in Times of High Stress' with Dr Greg Wells
Show Notes

For Dr. Greg Wells, health and performance, particularly under extreme conditions, are personal and professional obsessions. As a scientist and physiologist, he has dedicated his career to making the science of human limits understandable and actionable.

On September 25th, our CEO, Leon Goren spoke to Dr. Wells who offers dozens of insights about what it takes to perform at a high level in very challenging circumstances. He translates complex science into actionable insights and tactics you can use to optimize mental health and navigate the COVID19 environment. Dr. Wells teaches our audience how to leverage proven techniques and technologies to achieve peak performance and optimal health. This in-depth presentation covers topics ranging from mental and physical activation to optimizing brain function. 

It’s a session you won’t want to miss as we explore the following:

  • What it takes to be ultra healthy and perform in the 1%
  • How to rise above mental and emotional exertion
  •  What athletes do in high stakes, high pressure situations, when the end is no where in sight, and translate that to what CEOs and business leaders should be doing to achieve a similar level of mental toughness


Dr. Greg Wells, CEO & founder of Wells Performance

For over 25 years, Dr. Wells has worked with some of the highest-performing individuals on the planet, including Olympic and World champions, and with organizations ranging from General Electric to BMO, Deloitte, KPMG, BMW, Audi, Sysco Foods, YPO and Air Canada. He is also committed to inspiring children and young adults through his close working relationship with several school boards and independent schools.

A veteran endurance athlete, Dr. Wells has participated in the grueling Nanisivik Marathon 600 miles north of the Arctic Circle, Ironman Canada and the Tour D’Afrique, an 11,000 km cycling race that is the longest in the world. He is also a travel and expedition adventurer who has journeyed through every imaginable terrain and conditions in over 50 countries around the world.

Dr. Wells is author of four best-selling books – Superbodies, The Ripple Effect, The Focus Effect and Rest, Refocus, Recharge. He also hosted the Gemini award-winning Superbodies series, which aired on Olympic broadcasts worldwide in 2010 and 2012.

Dr. Wells has a Ph.D. in Physiology, and continues to serve as a Senior Scientist in Translational Medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.

He is the CEO and founder of Wells Performance, a global consulting firm committed to achieving the moonshot of helping teams, schools and businesses become places where people get healthy, perform optimally and reach their potential.