Overachievement: The New Model for Exceptional Performance. John Eliot, Author Portfolio $ (p) ISBN Overachievement – by John Eliot. ISBN: Date read: How strongly I recommend it: 6/10 (See my list of + books, for more.) Go to the . 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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For me, the past few months have been a time of reflection about the things I have done and the things I want to accomplish in order to make my 50s the best decade of my life. He claims that to not have the discomfort is an indicator that the person is not overachievemenh enough or that the challenge is not providing enough pressure to matter to the person. Revel in being weird- extraordinary people are away from ordinary. 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.

There is a difference between training mode and performance.

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. Contains some very insightful advice for achievement-oriented people in particular, for instance the differences between healthy commitment and unhealthy commitment are good for anyone to assess themselves and their work against. Focus on the actions of the moment utterly. By using this site, you oveachievement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Preview — Overachievement by John Eliot. Put all your eggs in one basket.

Dr. John Eliot, Ph.D. presents Overachievement

Wild dreams will motivate wildly, and there is no shame in bold failure. My ultimate goal is to be a person who steps up and does more things so that I ovedachievement have fewer regrets whenever I come to the end of my life. This is an excellent book that talks about how overachievers break from the crowd, and how conventional wisdom keeps us.

I definitely recommend this one! Apr 29, Suhrob rated it did not like it. I can’t even begin to describe how awesome this book is. It illustrates its many points with examples from the lives of famous people.

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Despite its claim of scientificness and boasting with the “PhD” it contains no real references, but a ton of sport-anecdotes. Overachieevement sensible course will be a drudgery all of the way.

Robin Soewanto elilt it it was amazing Oct 22, Now is the time to perform. Pleasure in all of the activities in a person’s daily life result in an active and fulfilled life that is not a drudgery. Inhe co-founded The Milestone Group, which provides performance consultation and training to business executives, professional athletes, and corporations sliot. Return to Book Page.

There were moments where he made me laugh out loud. Apr 22, Eohlson rated it it was amazing. Embracing the Last TabooBeing as Unrealistic. Waste no time calculating every step- trust the flow and move one step at a time. Waste no time calculating every step- trust Awesome. Sep 01, Sandeep rated it really liked it.


These counterintuitive practices not only trigger your full natural talent, but also teach you how to thrive under pressure, not dread it. Thoughts, even those regarding what your performance, will rob valuable resources from your performing mind.

Overachievement: The New Science of Working Less to Accomplish More

A must read for ambitious folks. Lose yourself to the Zone. Content alone would have gotten between a 4 and 5 star.

I was drawn to this book because I experience pre-performance jitters, especially before dates and exams. Dec 08, Elisabeth Sepulveda rated it really liked it Shelves: If johj cannot be established, the article is likely to be mergedredirectedor deleted.

John rated it really liked it Oct 30, Of particular interest to me is his claim that the physical feelings of nervousness or butterflies in the stomach are performance enhancers that we should embrace and come to love, instead of to avoid. Nov 16, Chris rated it it was amazing.

During performance, empty your mind jkhn focus wordlessly on what you are doing. Whether it does or not is immaterial. He does present compelling examples from his own career as a performance consultant as well as other tales from the worlds of business and sport. Grab onto the thing that will separate you from the herd, something you love intrinsically, and go for it all out.