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Performing Under Pressure

Some pressure keeps you focused, but too much pressure can cripple your performance. One of the world's top sports and business psychologists teaches you how to manage any and all kinds of pressure, and make it work for you. Praise for "Performing Under Pressure": "The game demands more than just talent. You need to e able to perform when it counts. Dr. Miller's book is an excellent guide for performing under pressure...a great read, I highly recommend". (Billy Beane, General Manager, Oakland A's). "As someone who battled for 1000 games in the NHL and now operates a multimillion dollar business, I perform under pressure every day. Dr. Miller's advice is well worth reading. Performing Under Pressure is a practical book with proven techniques for sport, business and life." (Dave 'Tiger' Williams, former NHL star and entrepreneur). "To win in sport and business you have to perform under pressure. Dr. Miller's been there...and this book tells you how". (Alan Brahmst, corporate strategist, Olympian and World Cup coach). "Dr. Miller has excellent advice to help everyone deal effectively with challenges and pressure in order to be the best they can. I believe that the ability to understand and manage pressure is a key life skill for everyone whether you are an elite athlete, CFO or dealing with life pressures". (Tom Webster, CFO, Envision Financial and First West).
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Introduction: We Are All Performers. Chapter 1: Pressure. Section 1: Winning Programs. Chapter 2: Power Thoughts. Chapter 3: High-Performance Imagery. Section 2: The Shift: Positive Focus, Positive Feelings. Chapter 4: Changing Channels. Chapter 5: Tension-Release. Section 3: Conscious Breathing. Chapter 6: Rhythm. Chapter 7: Inspiration. Chapter 8: Continuity. Chapter 9: Streaming. Chapter 10: Blowing Off Tension Energizing. Section 4: Attitude, Individual Differences, and Lifestyle. Chapter 11: A Winning, Performing-Under-Pressure Attitude. Chapter 12: Individual Differences. Chapter 13: A High-Performance Lifestyle. About the Author. Bibliography. Index.

About the Author

Dr. Saul L. Miller is a performance specialist consulting with super-achievers in world-class sport, business, healthcare, and the arts. One of North America's leading performance psychologists, he works in the areas of performance, productivity enhancement, team building, and helping people to be successful while dealing effectively with pressure, stress, and change. Over the past 25 years, Dr. Miller's corporate clients have included Cisco, Nike, Sony, Visa, Canada Life, IBM, Envision, Investors Group, Cominco, Labatts, Motorola, Manulife, Telus, and 24 Hour Fitness. In the world of sport, his clients have included the New York Mets; Seattle Mariners; Los Angeles Dodgers, Rams, Clippers, and Kings; Vancouver Canucks; Florida Panthers; Nashville Predators; St. Louis Blues; PGA Tour golfers; as well as professional teams in Europe, and Canadian and U.S. Olympians in over a dozen different sports. He is the author of six other books, including Why Teams Win: 9 Keys to Success in Business, Sport and Beyond (Wiley).

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