Instant Motivation: The surprising truth behind what really drives top performance
By: Chantal Burns (author)Paperback
'This will change how you see everything'Linda Swidenbank; Publishing Director, Time Inc (UK) 'Reveals the vital difference between how we really think and how we think we think'Rory Sutherland; Vice Chairman, Ogilvy & Mather This book will change how you think about what drives you to succeed. Groundbreaking new research reveals how your state of mind holds the key to your motivation, success and happiness. Compelling evidence combined with inspiring stories and insights will unlock a powerful new mindset that will instantly boost your performance and open your eyes to what it really takes to excel. 'If you want to power-up your performance, read this book'Shaa Wasmund, author of Stop Talking, Start Doing 'Genuinely transformational'Josh Krichefski, COO MediaCom 'Compelling'David Pugh-Jones, Global Creative Director, Microsoft 'Life-changing!'Sophie Hearsey, Editor, that's life! 'Highly recommended!'Karl Marsden, Managing Director, Shortlist Media Ltd 'Deceptively powerful'Stuart Taylor, CEO Kinetic Worldwide
Chantal Burns founded Star Consultancy in 2000, specialising in applying psychology to all endeavours whether personal or business, and using the most effective technologies to help people achieve great results. She has been working internationally as a performance consultant and executive coach training thousands of people at all levels from CEOs through to junior execs.
ForewordThe Big Picture: Why read this bookPART ONE: The inner source of performance1 The Motivation Myth: Why performance is misunderstood2 How Thought and Motivation Works: Why traditional thinking is outdated3 The Logic of Emotion: Why control is not the answer4 The Truth about Stress and Pressure: Thrive under any circumstancesPART TWO: Uncovering the truth about what it takes to excel at work5 The Performance Placebo: Mind over matter6 Focus and Flow: Stay in the zone and get more time back7 Escape the Achievement Trap: Cut the ties and fly8 Unconditional Confidence: You're always ready9 Beyond Identity: Step into your true nature10 Make Not Break Relationships: Work well with anyone11 Decisions Made Easy: Navigate by wisdom12 Keep Bouncing Back: Be a better surfer Summary of Terms UsedDistinctions Used Throughout the BookNotes and ReferencesAbout the AuthorAcknowledgementsThoughtWorksIndex
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