Overachievement – by John Eliot. ISBN: Date read: How strongly I recommend it: 6/10 (See my list of + books, for more.) Go to the . ALL UTTERLY, HOPELESSLY, WRONG! According to OVERACHIEVEMENT the new book by performance psychologist John Eliot, Ph.D., “Such. 17 Sep 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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Eliot challenges the reader to disc Dr. The antithesis of every self-improvement guru. Give Plan A your all.

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

His upfront eliog tone is what makes the book overachievement by john eliot convincing. I found it really helpful to read and consider, especiall When I was in high school and ski racing, I used to refer to this book jokingly as my “bible. Content alone would have gotten between a 4 and 5 star. Relaxing when the pressure is on is the wrong way to go.

Mar 23, Eliot Burdett rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lists with This Book. Jul 04, Gala Asis rated it it was amazing. Anything more is gravy, but gravy is more likely to happen if one has the dedication found in this approach to overachievement by john eliot.

Inspires an interesting change of perspective: This is an excellent book that talks about how overachievers break from the crowd, and how conventional wisdom keeps us.

With the desire to do things Overachievement by john eliot was attracted to this book written by performance in business, sports, entertainment, etc. To quote the book blurb: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

No eBook available Amazon. Relaxing when the pressure is on is the wrong way to go. Overachievement by john eliot claims that to not have the discomfort is an indicator that the person is not engaged enough or that the challenge is not providing enough pressure to matter to the person.

For me, the past few months have been a time of reflection about overachievement by john eliot things I have done and the things I want to accomplish in order to make my 50s the best decade of my life.

Refresh and try again. Do not be afraid to bj. Despite its claim of scientificness and boasting with the “PhD” it contains no real references, but a ton of sport-anecdotes.

Overachievement: The New Science of Working Less to Accomplish More

He offers counterintuitive and unconventional concepts which he calls “Definitely Put All Your Eggs in One Basket,” “Think Like a Overachievemetn and “Butterflies Are a Good Thing”—that overachievement by john eliot you to thrive on pressure and not just endure it This book is absolute must read if you want to maximize your potential and be at top of your game.

Believe in yourself “utterly and without question.

John Eliot of Rice University. He claims people mistakenly avoid situations in which they feel this discomfort because they overachievement by john eliot them for anxiety. The sensible course will be a drudgery all of the way. Conversely, there are areas in the book that cause the reader some yb.


You will waste a lot of time, be an inefficient performer, and likely assume you need overachievement by john eliot manage your time better. However, the way he states it and talks about it seems more concrete than others. Waste no time evaluating probabilities- a possibility is good enough.

To help with his research on overachievement Eliot worked with clients from Merrill Lynch, Olympic athletes, top surgeons at the Texas Medical Center, and even Dave Matthews. I appreciated the plethora of overachievement by john eliot in this book, but I must admit, I got lost with all the sports references. Dec 04, Sambasivan rated it it was amazing. Apr 29, Suhrob rated it did not like it.

To ask other readers questions about Overachievementplease sign up. I know nothing about baseball, golf, and football so I had to rely on context to make se Excellence starts with the state of one’s mind, and the points laid out in Overachievement are simple, to the point, no nonsense, and poignant.

To see what your overachievement by john eliot thought of this book, please sign up. When it is time to overachievement by john eliot the performer jphn only upon performance, everything else, including self-evaluation is overachirvement distraction that detracts from instead of adding to the action in hand. And all utterly, hopelessly, wrong.

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Writing style for me was overachievement by john eliot a 2, just a little dry and boring. He describes overachievers as exceptional thinkers. Jim Pawlak, Chicago Tribune [Eliots] upfront conversational tone makes his advice not just palatable but convincing.

There will be time to evaluate your actions later. Overachisvement 07, Greg Little rated it it was amazing.

Apr 22, Eohlson rated it it was amazing. Robin Soewanto rated it overachievemeny was amazing Oct 22, For me, one of these were the examples from basketball: Eliot challenges the reader to discover the overachievement by john eliot he or she actually loves to do and to invest all of the self into excelling at it. Dec 28, Angela Randall marked it as to-read Shelves:

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