Overachievement: The New Model for Exceptional Performance. John Eliot, Author Portfolio $ (p) ISBN Overachievement – by John Eliot. ISBN: Date read: How strongly I recommend it: 6/10 (See my list of + books, for more.) Go to the . Dr. John Eliot from Overachievement. If you’re into achieving greatness and love to see the hero in action—whether it’s Tiger Woods.

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But, a person who takes on challenges that cause butterflies is engaging at a level that will give satisfaction during the process of performing and will be significant enough to lead to pride in one’s skill and accomplishment. I felt I could put into practice what I read without feeling overwhelmed or confused. But no worries, there are several other types of grievous mistakes. Inspires an interesting change of perspective: This book was the first one in the club for us.

During performance, empty your mind and focus wordlessly on what you are doing. I found it really helpful to read and consider, especiall When I was ovedachievement high school and ski racing, I used to refer to this book jokingly as my “bible.

Set yourself big hairy audacious goals. Writing style lacked something Interesting topics in the book, some I definitely whole heartedly agreed with while others I thought were just babble. Paperbackpages. Pverachievement is the former director of Rices program in sports management and performance enhancement.

A lot overschievement his stuff though is well thought out and connects with a lot of the Writing style lacked something Interesting topics in the book, some I definitely whole heartedly agreed with while others I thought were just babble. Among these tools is the distinction between the acting or “Trusting Mindset” and the “Training Mindset”.


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This book is absolute must read if you want to maximize your potential and be at top of your game. I also found it particularly useful for thinking about pitching and performing in front of an audience. Nov 16, Chris rated it it was amazing. Instead, to really overacievement up your performance, youll need to change the way you think about pressureand learn how to welcome it, enjoy it, and make it work to your advantage.

Mixing scientific insights with entertaining and inspiring stories, Overachievement will help you achieve spectacular success in any situation that demands you rise above and beyond what you ever thought possible.

Embracing the Last TabooBeing as Unrealistic. Kyinc rated it liked it Oct 24, So yes, this is a fantastic book. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

And all utterly, hopelessly, wrong.

This book does well to eliminate false, yet commonly-held ideas referencing peak performance; from the waves of sickeningly redundant self-improvement maxims, Eliot pinpoints the most effective frameworks to function in. Published April 25th by Portfolio Trade first published October 7th He claims people mistakenly avoid situations in which they feel this discomfort because they mistake them for anxiety.

Overachievement: The Science of Working Less to Accomplish More – John Eliot, PhD – Google Books

Overachievemenr curious to see, how people not using competitive sports to learn and evaluate the mental strategies presented in the book, whether they can really understand what the book is saying. Be clear on what you want to accomplish, and go for it. Butterflies Are a Good Thing. One of my all-time favorites. You must trust the training you’ve already done, and just do it.

Wow is the word I would use to describe this book.

Overachievement: The New Model for Exceptional Performance

But I was nicely surprised. John Eliot ovetachievement Rice University. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. From inside the book. In addition, the guidelines to concentrate on the process rather than the outcome are a useful overachievemeht for professionals, whether the field is in athletics where many of the examples in the book come from or in working life in general.


Mar 23, Eliot Burdett rated it it was amazing Shelves: Robin Soewanto rated it it was amazing Oct 22, My mother, father and I have decided to start a jhon club for what they call self-help books and what I call psychology books: Most people have experienced pre-performance jitters, whether they come before a date, an exam or a business presentation.

He doesn’t believe there is such a thing. All reasonable, sensible advice when you are facing a big presentation at work, a crucial point in the game, or any kind of career-launching performance.

As I got to the end of the book I definitely agreed him and he raised highly effective points. Eliot himself is great writer as well.

Eliot challenges the reader to discover the thing he or she actually loves to do and to invest all of the self into excelling at it. Anything more is gravy, but gravy is more likely to happen if one has the dedication found in this approach to anything.

And all utterly, hopelessly, wrong. This page was last edited jihn 26 Decemberat Despite its claim of scientificness and boasting with the “PhD” it contains no real references, but a ton of sport-anecdotes.