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2-Day Unlocking the Psychological Secrets of Top Achievers Certificate Program: Mastering the Mindset (Starts 12-02-2025)

Dec 2, 2025 @ 10:00 am - Dec 3, 2025 @ 6:00 pm EST

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2-Day Unlocking the Psychological Secrets of Top Achievers Certificate Program: Mastering the Mindset (Starts 12-02-2025)
$ 1,395.00

Instructor: Elga Lejarza, aPHR, PHR, SHRM-CP, SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP

Continuing Education Credits:

  • HRCI – 14 HR(General) Credits
  • SHRM – 14 PDC’s

Schedule: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Eastern Time on Both Days (Detailed Agenda Below)

Have you ever contemplated the cognitive mechanisms and mental processes that drive certain individuals to consistently achieve their dreams and goals, demonstrating an unwavering commitment to reach their objectives? This comprehensive course on the Psychology of Top Achiever Mindsets aims to provide participants with a holistic understanding of the psychological factors that contribute to high performance and success.

Attending this certificate program on the psychology of high achievers’ mindset promises to be a transformative experience, as it is designed to cultivate a deep understanding of the psychological traits and habits that contribute to success. Participating in this certificate program focused on the psychology of a high achiever’s mindset offers individuals a unique opportunity to gain insights into the thought processes and behaviors that contribute to exceptional success. One of the key benefits is the cultivation of a growth mindset, which emphasizes the belief that abilities and intelligence can be developed through dedication and hard work. By understanding the principles behind this mindset, participants can learn to embrace challenges, persist in the face of setbacks, and view effort as a path to mastery. This shift in perspective can lead to increased resilience and a willingness to take on ambitious goals.

Moreover, this certificate program often delves into the science of motivation, exploring the psychological factors that drive high achievers to set and pursue challenging objectives. Participants can gain a deeper understanding of intrinsic and extrinsic motivators, enabling them to align their goals with their values and passions. This self-awareness fosters a stronger sense of purpose and commitment, enhancing individuals’ ability to stay focused and driven even when faced with obstacles.

In addition, these programs typically incorporate strategies for optimizing goal setting, productivity, time management, and stress resilience. Attendees learn how to break down long-term objectives into manageable tasks, prioritize activities, and create a roadmap for success. This practical guidance helps individuals develop the discipline and organizational skills necessary for sustained high performance, whether in academics, career pursuits, or personal development.

Topics Covered

Day 1:

  • Definition and characteristics of top achievers
  • The Psychology of high achievers
  • Exploration of historical and contemporary examples of high achievers
  • Discussion on the importance of mindset in achieving success
  • Exploring the mindset and habits of high achievers for powerful change
  • Growth mindset and study habits
  • What is the mentality of a high achiever (how do they think)?
  • What are some important traits of high achievers?
  • Understanding the concepts of growth mindset and fixed mindset
  • How do you develop an achiever mindset and become a high achiever?
  • Things high achievers do differently
  • Identifying and challenging limiting beliefs
  • Techniques to cultivate a growth mindset
  • Case studies on individuals who transformed their mindset for success
  • The four mindsets that separate high achievers from mediocre.
  • Understanding the concepts of growth mindset and fixed mindset
  • Identifying and challenging limiting beliefs
  • Techniques to cultivate a growth mindset
  • Case studies on individuals who transformed their mindset for success
  • Things high achievers do to attain greatness
  • Discover the powerful habits of high achievers
  • How to think like a high achiever
  • How high achievers plan their day
  • Managing high achievers
  • Why a growth mindset is key to organizational agility
  • Famous people with a growth mindset
  • Motivational theories
  • Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
  • Expectancy Theory
  • Equity Theory
  • Attribution Theory
  • Incentive Theory
  • Self-Determination Theory
  • Competency Theory
  • Motivational theories
  • Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
  • Expectancy Theory
  • Equity Theory
  • Attribution Theory
  • Incentive Theory
  • Self-Determination Theory
  • Competency Theory
  • Embracing failure as a stepping-stone to success
  • Building resilience and bouncing back from setbacks
  • Analyzing famous failures and comebacks
  • Ethics and high achievers
  • Practical exercises to enhance resilience in the face of challenges

Day 2:

  • Time management of top achievers
  • Time management principles of top achievers
  • How do high achievers use their time
  • Using the 2 Second Rule to Save 2 Hours that high achievers use
  • How do high achievers plan their day
  • Techniques for prioritization and effective task management
  • Avoiding procrastination and enhancing productivity
  • Creating a personalized time management plan
  • Understanding emotional intelligence and its impact on success
  • Developing self-awareness and empathy
  • Effective communication and relationship-building skills
  • Case studies on leaders with high emotional intelligence
  • Introduction to mindfulness and its benefits
  • Mental health problems faced by high achievers
  • How high achievers avoid burnout
  • Techniques for stress management and maintaining focus
  • Integrating mindfulness practices into daily routines
  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction exercises
  • The importance of continuous learning for sustained success
  • Developing a growth-oriented mindset towards knowledge
  • The difference between a high performer and a high achiever
  • The difference between a high performer and a high potential
  • Adapting to change and embracing innovation
  • Creating a personal learning and development plan
  • Can you become a high achiever?
  • The significance of networking in achieving success
  • Strategies for building and maintaining professional relationships
  • Leveraging social networks for career advancement
  • Interactive networking exercises
  • Building a strong personal brand for success
  • Techniques to enhance self-confidence and assertiveness
  • Overcoming imposter syndrome
  • Crafting and presenting a personal elevator pitch

Learning Outcomes

By the end of our 2-Day Mastering the Mindset: Unlocking the Psychological Secrets of Top Achievers Certificate Program participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the Psychological Traits of Top Achievers: Gain an in-depth understanding of the defining characteristics and mindset of high achievers, exploring both historical and contemporary examples.
  2. Develop a Growth Mindset: Learn the fundamental differences between a growth mindset and a fixed mindset, and acquire techniques to develop and nurture a growth-oriented mentality.
  3. Identify and Transform Limiting Beliefs: Recognize personal limiting beliefs that hinder success and learn strategies to challenge and change these beliefs for personal and professional growth.
  4. Adopt High Achiever Habits and Thinking Patterns: Discover and integrate the habits, thought processes, and daily routines of top achievers to enhance personal effectiveness and success.
  5. Apply Motivational Theories to Personal Goals: Understand various motivational theories, including Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, Expectancy Theory, and others, and learn how to apply them to set and achieve personal and professional objectives.
  6. Build Resilience and Overcome Failure: Learn how to embrace failure as a learning opportunity, develop resilience, and effectively bounce back from setbacks.
  7. Master Time Management and Productivity Techniques: Acquire advanced time management skills and productivity techniques used by high achievers, including prioritization, avoiding procrastination, and creating effective personal time management plans.
  8. Enhance Emotional Intelligence and Interpersonal Skills: Develop emotional intelligence competencies such as self-awareness and empathy and improve communication and relationship-building skills.
  9. Implement Mindfulness and Stress Management Practices: Explore the benefits of mindfulness, understand the mental health challenges faced by high achievers, and learn practical stress management techniques to maintain focus and avoid burnout.
  10. Cultivate Continuous Learning and Adaptability: Emphasize the importance of ongoing learning and adaptability in sustaining success and create a personal plan for continuous development and adaptation to change.
  11. Strengthen Networking and Relationship-Building: Understand the role of networking in career advancement and develop strategies for building and maintaining strong professional relationships.
  12. Develop a Strong Personal Brand and Confidence: Learn techniques to build a strong personal brand, enhance self-confidence and assertiveness, and effectively deal with imposter syndrome.
  13. Action Planning and Practical Application: Formulate an action plan to apply the principles and strategies learned in the course to real-life scenarios, aiming for personal and professional transformation into a high achiever.

These objectives are designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding and practical skills to emulate the mindset and habits of top achievers, facilitating their journey toward personal and professional excellence.

Why Attend This Training Program

  • Understand the Success Mindset
  • Develop a Growth Mindset
  • Enhance Personal and Professional Growth
  • Learn from Real-Life Examples
  • Improve Goal Setting and Achievement
  • Boost Resilience and Overcome Challenges
  • Enhance Time Management and Productivity
  • Develop Emotional Intelligence
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Actionable Strategies for Implementation
  • Receive a certificate of completion upon successful program completion

This training is not just about acquiring knowledge; it’s about transforming your approach to your goals, challenges, and personal growth journey.

Program Features

  • Customized content
  • High achiever mindset guest speaker
  • Comprehensive coverage of DNA of high achievers
  • Motivation theories
  • Time management and high achievers
  • Pre- and post-test to assess learning outcomes and measure program effectiveness
  • Opportunity for Q&A and networking with peers
  • Certificate of completion upon successful program completion

Target Audience

  • Business Professionals: Corporate executives, managers, and team leaders seeking to enhance their leadership skills and drive high performance within their teams.
  • Entrepreneurs and Business Owners: Individuals who manage their businesses and are looking to develop the mindset and habits necessary for success and resilience in competitive markets.
  • Career-focused Individuals: People at any stage of their career who are aiming to climb the corporate ladder, achieve professional goals, or transition into new roles or industries.
  • Students and Recent Graduates: Young adults and students who are preparing to enter the workforce and want to develop a success-oriented mindset from the onset of their careers.
  • Educators and Coaches: Teachers, trainers, and coaches interested in understanding the psychology of high achievers to better guide and mentor their students or clients.
  • Human Resource Professionals: HR personnel looking to understand the traits of high achievers for talent identification, recruitment, and development within organizations.
  • Mental Health and Wellness Practitioners: Psychologists, therapists, and wellness coaches seeking deeper insights into the mindset of high achievers to support their clients’ growth and mental health.
  • Creative Professionals: Artists, writers, and creatives looking to overcome creative blocks and achieve sustained success in their fields.
  • Athletes and Sports Professionals: Individuals in the sports industry aiming to cultivate a high-achiever mentality for improved performance and resilience.
  • Personal Development Enthusiasts: Anyone with a keen interest in personal growth, self-improvement, and the psychology behind successful individuals.

This training is suitable for anyone interested in understanding and emulating the traits, mindset, and habits of high achievers, regardless of their current professional or personal status.


Day 1:

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Introduction and Overview

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Course Overview: Objectives and Expectations
  • Icebreaker Activity

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Understanding High Achievers

  • Definition and Characteristics of Top Achievers
  • The Psychology of High Achievers
  • Exploring Mindsets: Growth vs. Fixed

12:00 PM – 12:15 PM: Coffee Break

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM: Mindsets and Success

  • The Importance of Mindset in Achieving Success
  • Exploring Historical and Contemporary Examples of High Achievers
  • Discussion: What Separates High Achievers from the Rest?

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM: Traits and Habits of High Achievers

  • Identifying Key Traits of High Achievers
  • The Daily Habits and Thinking Patterns of High Achievers
  • Case Studies: Transformational Mindset Shifts

2:15 PM – 2:45 PM: Lunch Break

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM: Cultivating the Achiever’s Mindset

  • Strategies to Develop an Achiever Mindset
  • Overcoming Limiting Beliefs
  • Practical Exercises: Adopting Growth Mindset Techniques

3:45 PM – 4:45 PM: Motivation and Resilience

  • Overview of Motivational Theories and Their Application
  • Embracing Failure and Building Resilience
  • Analyzing Famous Failures and Comebacks

4:45 PM – 5:00 PM: Coffee Break

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM: High Achievers in Action

  • How High Achievers Plan Their Day and Manage Tasks
  • Techniques for Prioritization and Productivity
  • Managing and Supporting High Achievers in Teams

5:30 PM – 6:00 PM: Integration and Action Planning

  • Recap and Key Takeaways
  • Developing Personal Action Plans
  • Q&A Session and Closing Remarks

Day 2:

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM: Welcome and review

  • Review prior day “Wow” moments

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM: Mastering Time Management

  • Time Management Principles of Top Achievers
  • Techniques High Achievers Use to Plan Their Day
  • The 2 Second Rule to Save Time

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM: Prioritization and Productivity

  • Effective Task Management Strategies
  • Avoiding Procrastination and Enhancing Productivity
  • Interactive Exercise: Personal Time Management Plan

12:15 PM – 12:30 PM: Coffee Break

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

  • Understanding Emotional Intelligence and Its Impact on Success
  • Developing Self-Awareness and Empathy
  • Case Studies: Leaders with High Emotional Intelligence

1:30 PM – 2:15 PM: Mindfulness and Mental Wellness

  • Introduction to Mindfulness and Its Benefits
  • Addressing Mental Health Challenges of High Achievers
  • Practical Session: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Exercises

2:15 PM – 2:45 PM: Lunch Break

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM: Continuous Learning and Adaptability

  • Embracing Continuous Learning for Sustained Success
  • The Difference Between High Performers and High Potentials
  • Crafting a Personal Learning and Development Plan

3:45 PM – 4:45 PM: Networking and Personal Branding

  • The Importance of Networking for Career Advancement
  • Building and Maintaining Professional Relationships
  • Creating and Enhancing a Strong Personal Brand

4:45 PM – 5:00 PM: Coffee Break

5:00 PM – 5:45 PM: Building Confidence and Assertiveness

  • Techniques to Enhance Self-Confidence and Assertiveness
  • Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
  • Workshop: Crafting a Personal Elevator Pitch

5:45 PM – 6:00 PM: Wrap-Up and Action Planning

  • Recap of Key Takeaways
  • Developing Action Plans for Personal Growth
  • Closing Remarks and Feedback Session
  • Post Test

Instructor Bio

Elga Lejarza, a seasoned HR professional with a remarkable journey of 29 years, has been driven by an entrepreneurial spirit since childhood. Her passion for business, inherited from her father, blossomed early, and she knew by the age of 10 that entrepreneurship was her destined path.

As the CEO and owner of two thriving online HR training programs, Elga has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to excellence in the field of human resources. Her journey began in Nicaragua, Central America, but in 1979, due to political unrest in her homeland, she relocated to the United States. This significant move marked the beginning of an enriching life journey, taking her from the vibrant city of Miami, Florida, to the sunny shores of Southern California, then to Wentzville, Missouri, and eventually settling in Simpsonville, South Carolina.

Elga’s work ethic is unparalleled, and she proudly embraces her ‘addiction’ to work. This drive, coupled with her deep-seated passion for human resources, has been the cornerstone of her successful career. Her experience and expertise not only reflect her professional acumen but also her dedication to shaping and influencing the HR landscape.