Developing Mental Toughness: Gold Medal Strategies for Transforming Your Business Performance

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Spring Hill, 2008 - Executives - 192 pages
High achievers do more than merely cope with pressure they thrive on it! This book has been written for executives in business who wish to achieve consistent, high level performance under pressure. It is underpinned by published research from leading sport psychologist Professor Graham Jones, which shows that high achievers do more than simply cope with pressure - they thrive on it! The vital factor in thriving on pressure and moving to higher levels of business performance is the development of mental toughness. By applying elite sport psychology to the business world, this book highlights the enormous role played by pressure in both business and sport and draws parallels between them. It shows how by developing mental toughness it is possible to manage pressure to such an extent that you are able consistently to deliver extraordinary levels of performance.Together with the necessary skills and competencies you need to perform your role, mental toughness is the vital factor in delivering high performance that is sustainable. It will enable you to: THRIVE ON, RATHER THAN MERELY COPE WITH, PRESSURE; MAINTAIN BELIEF IN YOURSELF EVEN WHEN IT iS BEING SERIOUSLY CHALLENGED; ACHIEVE A LEVEL AND TYPE OF MOTIVATION THAT WORKS FOR RATHER THAN AGAINST YOU; STAY FOCUSED ON THE THINGS THAT MATTER IN THE FACE OF A MULTITUDE OF POTENTIAL DISTRACTIONS.

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