Overachievement has ratings and 24 reviews. According to John Eliot, Ph. D., “Such self-improvement balderdash will do nothing but relegate you to a. 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. Were you ever advised to “just relax” before making a big speech? Or to focus on learning from your mistakes at work? In Overachievement, John Eliot, a rising.

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Risk living in your own reality, the reality you like. I’ve read it twice and will probably read it again within a year. Mar 23, Eliot Burdett rated it it was amazing Shelves: From inside the book. Hard Work Is Not the Answer.

Overachievement: The New Science of Working Less to Accomplish More

Of particular interest to me is his claim that the physical feelings of nervousness or butterflies overachievemnt the stomach are performance enhancers that we should embrace and come to love, instead of to avoid. I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to hone their concentration and work a little harder. Jan 08, Lisette rated it liked it.

You must trust the training you’ve already done, and just do it. Dec 28, Angela Randall marked it as to-read Shelves: Mixing scientific insights with real-world stories of people who achieved more than they ever thought possible, this powerful book will help readers achieve consistent success on the job, on the playing field, or in any stressful situation.


Relentless by Tim S. Were you ever advised to “just relax” before making a big speech? The same is true in all professions: Give Plan A your all. Return to Book Page.

Eliot selects a few super-achievers, finds they do X, so if you do X you’ll oerachievement a super-achiever. This is an excellent book that talks about how overachievers break from the crowd, and how conventional wisdom keeps us.

ovrrachievement Thanks for telling us about the problem. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Eliot has one broad goa in the book—”getting your mind ready to perform”—and he admits everyone will need to find an approach to what he calls “the Trusting Mindset” based on their unique passions and commitments.

The Notes, et al, are brilliant. Including best-selling authors, Olympic coaches and Fortune executives. Eliot has discovered through his cutting-edge research and real-world coaching, techniques such as goal-setting, relaxation, visualization, stress management, and flow just dont work for most people. So Easy to Use Easy access and support giving you all need and more for personal success.

Overachievement: The New Model for Exceptional Performance – John Eliot – Google Books

But only if you use it to teach about logical fallacies. To ask other readers questions about Overachievementplease sign up. Butterflies Are a Uohn Thing. Channel your inner-squirrel to tap into your true ability to kick butt. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Inhe co-founded The Milestone Group, which provides performance consultation and training to business executives, professional athletes, and corporations nationwide. I found it really helpful to read and consider, especially at a point when I was struggling a little bit.


To quote the book blurb: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Overachievementt made the list in Goodreads here: Operate with a trusting mindset as a routine. Eliot challenges the reader to disc Dr. Instead, to really ratchet up your performance, youll need to change the way you think about pressureand learn how to welcome it, enjoy it, and make it work to your advantage. Go grab the book. Writing style lacked something Interesting topics in the book, some I definitely whole heartedly agreed with while others I thought were just babble.

Waste no time evaluating probabilities- a possibility is good enough.

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

The most transformational Big Ideas from of the greatest personal growth eloot at your fingertips and eyes and ears. Wow is the word I would use to describe this book. I felt I could put into practice what I read without feeling overwhelmed or confused.

It is belief in success, not social superiority.

Books by John Eliot. All reasonable, sensible advice when you are facing a big presentation at work, a crucial point in the game, or any kind of career-launching performance.