An accessible guide to achieving peak performance in all aspects of life
Most business people don't reach their full potential-not because of their experience or talent-but because their minds are stopping them. Through a series of specific examples of elite-level athletes and successful business people, performance psychologist and leadership consultant Dr. Stan Beecham shows readers how to maximize their talents and physical abilities.
* Provides insight into the process of developing a world-class mind in both business and sports
* Offers key takeaways for anyone looking to improve their performance in their work, in meetings, in the boardroom, or in their everyday lives.
* Author is a well-known speaker for Fortune 100 companies such as Adidas, Dell, DuPont, Merrill Lynch, Pfizer, Ritz Carlton, and Prudential
Dr. Stan Beecham is a well-known performance psychologist and leadership consultant. He is the director and founding member of the Leadership Resource Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
Foreword by Shauna Estes-Taylor Introduction by Gregory M. McGauley Part I - Understanding Your Mind 1. Mind Over Matter 2. Beliefs and Behaviors 3. Better Is the Enemy of Best 4. The Importance of Flow 5. The Intention of Why 6. Setting Expectations 7. Embracing the Team Mindset Part II - How the Mind Fails Us 8. Failure Drives Success 9. The Curse of Perfection 10. What Does Focus Really Mean? 11. The Myth of 110 Percent 12. The Truth About Winning 13. The Lucky Ones 14. The Value of Time Part III - Become the Person You Want to Be 15. Be . . . Do . . . Have 16. The Seeker 17. A Monk's Character and Commitment 18. What's Fun Got to Do with It? 19. Doing the Impossible 20. The Hero of Your Own Journey 21. Only One Way to Tell Epilogue Index