Inner Excellence: Achieve Extraordinary Business Success through Mental Toughness

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-12-15
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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TRAIN YOUR BRAIN FOR EXTRAORDINARY SUCCESSNow more than ever, you need a competitive edge to succeed-no matter what your field or profession. This step-by-step training manual from one of North America's top performance coaches taps into the winning mindsets of Olympic stars, professional sports teams, and Navy Seals among others to help you achieve higher levels of performance than you ever thought possible. Jim Murphy's complete program of proven mental techniques is based on life principles that easily apply to your company, your career, and everything you do.Inner Excellenceshows you how to: CONNECT WITH YOUR PASSION-and run with it FOCUS YOUR ENERGY-and reach your goals BUILD ON YOUR STRENGTHS-and live your dreams GET IN THE ZONE-and achieve the extraordinaryFilled with mental performance-enhancing exercises, creative goal-driven game plans, and 50 inspiring interviews,Inner Excellenceraises the bar for success in business and in life."Jim is an expert in his field. Inner Excellence transcends athletics and will have a profound effect on everyone who applies these methods in their life." -John Kehoe, author ofMind Power into the 21st Century

Author Biography

Jim Murphy is a performance coach to.collegiate, professional, and Olympic athletes in multiple.sports, as well as a motivational speaker. Murphy has also.written articles for various newspapers including The New.York Daily News, the Province, and the Tri-Cities Herald.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Preface: Presuppositionsp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Introductionp. xvii
Maslow and the Maserati: The Pursuit of Morep. 1
The Monster of Self: The Biggest Obstacle We All Facep. 25
The Quest for Fearlessness: Three Pillars of Extraordinary Successp. 51
Code of the Samurai: The Triumph of Mastery over Egop. 73
Change Your State, Change Your Life: How to Get the Feelings You Wantp. 93
The World Is Flat: Reconstruct Your Model of the Worldp. 113
A Clear and Present Beauty: The Four Most Powerful Ways to Be Fully Presentp. 135
Poise Under Pressure: Four Keys to Extraordinary Performancep. 159
ZoŽ and the Mine-Set for Growth: The Underlying Process of High Performancep. 181
Maslow, Michael Jordan, and the Navy Seals: Three Hallmarks of Extraordinary Leadersp. 203
Conclusion: A New Way of Lifep. 221
Notesp. 227
Glossaryp. 241
Indexp. 247
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