How do world-class performing individuals, teams, and companies do what they do? Would you like to know how to perform at your best on a regular basis? This book reveals the results of research involving interviews with hundreds of world-class performers in athletics, business, music, medicine and the military. It also includes the lessons learned from global consulting experiences, involving feel, with a wide and diverse group of corporate executives and independent contributors. Learn how to take your performance to the next level and enjoy it more in the process. Beginning with the answer to a simple question, the authors describe the role of FEEL in world-class performance and how you can make it work for you. This book goes well beyond the cliché of “you need to love what you do and have passion for your work.”
Interviewees represented in the book include the following: Olympic Gold Medalists; World Champion Archer; Best-Selling Mystery Author; National Champion Swimmers; FBI Criminal Profiler; Space Shuttle Astronaut; NBA, MLB, and collegiate Coaches of the Year; Former All-Pro and Hall of Fame football player; Professional Poker Champion; Heart Surgeon; NCAA All Americans and Players of the Year; CEOs of several major corporations in services, biotech, financial services, consumer marketing and other businesses; Grammy Award Winners, and more.
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Readership: Managers and employees who want to improve performance at work; anyone aspiring to unleash their potential to excel; individuals struggling with work/life balance and/or dissatisfied with their work experience.
Illuminates the relationship between how you feel and how you perform
Reveals research identifying principles by which world-class performers in business, medicine, music, athletics and the military manage how they feel to increase their performance
Identifies unexamined assumptions about work and business that lead to mediocrity
Includes personal and engaging inspirational insights from world-class individuals and organizations
Written in an easy-to-understand personal conversational style with minimal academic jargon
Contains short and easily readable chapters with single concepts, clear diagrams, and stories to illustrate the concepts in each chapter
Written for employees, managers, executives, and performers of all levels in all professions
Coauthored by a successful expert on leadership and a performance-oriented consultant to high performing individuals and organizations
Based on work done all over the world including Thailand, Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Costa Rico, Japan, Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Greece, Turkey, Egypt and the Middle East, thereby representing a truly international perspective