Charles Leclerc: 6 Ways to Mentally Reset After Challenges in Life & How to Change Your Mindset on Learning From Mistakes by iHeartPodcasts

Charles Leclerc: 6 Ways to Mentally Reset After Challenges in Life & How to Change Your Mindset on Learning From Mistakes

from On Purpose with Jay Shetty

by iHeartPodcasts

Published: Mon May 27 2024

Show Notes

How can changing your mindset help you learn from mistakes?

And what are the benefits of viewing challenges as learning opportunities?

Today, let's welcome Charles Leclerc. Charles is Formula One racing driver who competes for Scuderia Ferrari in the FIA Formula One World Championship. Charles gained attention for his impressive performances in junior categories, winning titles in series such as GP3 Series and FIA Formula 2 Championship. He made his Formula One debut with Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team in 2018before joining Ferrari as their lead driver in 2019.

Charles offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the life of a professional race car driver. He narrates through the twists and turns of the race track, uncovering the passion, dedication, and relentless drive that propel them forward. And the secrets behind preparing and training for the race, with sleep emerging as the ultimate priority for peak performance.

Jay and Charles talk about the invaluable lessons learned from mistakes, emphasizing the importance of humility, gratitude, and resilience in the face of challenges. We gain insights into the profound impact of family, mentors, and teammates, and the pivotal role they play in navigating the highs and lows of the racing journey. From confronting fears to embracing growth, from channeling grief into fuel for success to staying grounded amidst soaring achievements, this conversation offers a masterclass in determination and perseverance.

In this interview, you'll learn:

  • How to never lose focus
  • How to become number one
  • The importance of family time
  • The strength of an efficient team
  • How to practice teamwork

Together, let's hear the untold stories and hidden truths behind the glitz and glamor of the race track. Tune in and prepare to be inspired by the unstoppable spirit of a true racing champion.

With Love and Gratitude,

Jay Shetty

What We Discuss:

  • Intro
  • Get to Know the Person Behind the Wheels
  • If You Weren’t a Race Car Driver, What Would You Have Been?
  • When Was the First Time You’ve Driven a Car?
  • How Do You Prepare and Train for a Race
  • Sleep is the Number One Priority
  • How You React to Mistakes is Super Important
  • Losing Focus Will Cost You a Lot
  • Gratitude for the Team You Work with
  • What Scares You Off Track?
  • Channeling Grief into Growth
  • “What Would My Father Want Me to Do?”
  • Keep Important People Close Especially in Difficult Moments
  • Always Stay Humble and Grateful
  • In the Midst of Success, How Do You Stay Humble?
  • What Criticism Hurts the Most?
  • Car Racing Remains a Dangerous Sport
  • Speed Isn’t the Only Important Part of F1 Racing
  • Training is Different for F1 Drivers
  • Have You Seen the Movie “The Rush”?
  • Different Driving Experiences
  • I Love Playing the Piano
  • How Much Time Do You Spend with Family?
  • The Incredible Racing Track of Ayrton Senna
  • The Pros and Cons of an F1 Simulator
  • On Lying About Signing the F1 Contract
  • Is Driving a Lonely Sport?
  • How Important Is It to Win the Championship?
  • What Would You Say to Your Future Self?
  • How Often Do You Work with Younger Drivers?
  • “I Love What I Do But I Want to Be the Best.”
  • Charles on Final Five

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