This new fifth edition provides the most effective strategies and step-by-step plans for developing a personal path to excellence. It teaches how to focus for excellence while living and enjoying life to the fullest. Readers will gain a more positive outlook, a more focused commitment, better ways of dealing with distractions and pressures, and strategies for overcoming obstacles. They'll also achieve greater personal and professional satisfaction and discover better ways to work with teammates, respond more effectively to coaching and guidance, and become more positive and self-directed in their thoughts and actions.
Terry Orlick is a professor in the School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa. He is one of the world's leading authorities on the psychology of excellence and quality living and has worked with thousands of Olympic and professional athletes and coaches.
Selected Contents: Part I: Discovering Excellence; Chapter 1. Choice of Excellence; Chapter 3. Focus for Excellence; Part II: Focusing for Excellence; Chapter 5. Self-Examination; Chapter 7. Distraction Control; Chapter 9. Simulation; Part III: Creating Excellence; Chapter 11. Perspectives; Chapter 13. Commitments; Chapter 15. Challenges; Part IV: Living Excellence; Chapter 17. Composed; Chapter 19. Consistent; Chapter 21. Team-Oriented; Chapter 23. Adaptable; Chapter 24. Transition.