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Full Throttle. 122 Strategies to Supercharge Your Performance at Work. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 1054671
  • Book
  • June 2009
  • 272 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Do you want to be charged up every day? Do you want to be focused for every meeting? Do you want greater health, balance and happiness?

Facing a continual barrage of tasks coupled with a tough economy, many people feel completely drained by day’s end. To stay ahead of the game, you need to capitalize on your energy, to go full throttle when needed. Based upon his years of research as well as his coaching experiences with professional athletes and top executives, Dr. Steinberg has developed an energy management system comprised of 6 key emotional strengths. When you learn to master these strengths, you will thrive on the inside, regardless of what is happening on the outside. 

Full Throttle is filled with incredible stories, realistic examples, topical insights and hands on tools-Here is what you can expect to gain from reading this book:

- Get Focused for every meeting - Develop greater balance in your life - Become more productive but work less hard - Plug up all the energy drains - Discover your inner flame of excellence - Be able to overcome obstacles and adversity - Be happier in your moments
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Acknowledgments viii

Introduction: Master Your Emotions - Master Your World ix

Part 1 Emotional Awareness 1

Chapter One Cycling with Energy 3

Chapter Two Vision Guides Destiny 9

Chapter Three Race into the Strength Zone 15

Chapter Four Set Your Flame 21

Chapter Five Get a Charge from Risk 27

Chapter Six Find Your Flow 33

Chapter Seven Stick with the Basics 37

Chapter Eight Through the Uprights 41

Chapter Nine Start with a Beginner’s Mind 45

Part 2 Emotional Preparedness 49

Chapter Ten Plan for the Best, but Prepare for the Worst 51

Chapter Eleven Wear the Red Shirt 57

Chapter Twelve Choose Your Attitude 61

Chapter Thirteen Fill Your Mind with Golden Nuggets 65

Chapter Fourteen Enlighten Your Game 69

Chapter Fifteen Be Comfortable in the Uncomfortable 75

Chapter Sixteen Pump Up with Positive Self-Talk 79

Chapter Seventeen Get a Lifeline 83

Chapter Eighteen Think Big 87

Chapter Nineteen Anticipate Your Excellence 91

Part 3 Emotional Bravado 95

Chapter Twenty Squash the Grapes 97

Chapter Twenty-One Turn Pressure into Pleasure 99

Chapter Twenty-Two Face Your Fears 103

Chapter Twenty-Three Sing the Carly Principle 109

Chapter Twenty-Four Get Rational 113

Chapter Twenty-Five Make Good from Bad 119

Chapter Twenty-Six Risk the Pain of Losing 123

Chapter Twenty-Seven Fly in the No-Complaint Zone 127

Chapter Twenty-Eight Develop Positive Rituals 131

Chapter Twenty-Nine Kick the Anxiety Habit 135

Part 4 Emotional Connectedness 141

Chapter Thirty Zen and the Art of Business 143

Chapter Thirty-One Quiet the Mind 147

Chapter Thirty-Two Develop a Post-Event Routine 151

Chapter Thirty-Three Open the Gates of your Concentration Reservoir 155

Chapter Thirty-Four Flow with Your Concentration Style 159

Chapter Thirty-Five Do the Twain 163

Part 5 Emotional Drive 167

Chapter Thirty-Six Passion Play - The Phelpsian Way 169

Chapter Thirty-Seven Discover the Power of Pride 173

Chapter Thirty-Eight The Secret Is in the Dirt 177

Chapter Thirty-Nine Find Your Joy Spot 179

Chapter Forty Get a Mentor 183

Chapter Forty-One Drive to the Goal 187

Chapter Forty-Two Commit to Finishing the Race 191

Chapter Forty-Three Rocket Past a Plateau 195

Chapter Forty-Four Catapult with Charity 199

Chapter Forty-Five Leap Above Boredom 203

Part 6 Emotional Balance 207

Chapter Forty-Six Discover Your Inner Tiger (Woods) 209

Chapter Forty-Seven Let It Be 213

Chapter Forty-Eight Serenity Now 217

Chapter Forty-Nine The Best Are Never Satisfied 223

Chapter Fifty Let Integrity Flow 227

Chapter Fifty-One Temper Competitiveness with Mastery 231

Chapter Fifty-Two Diversify Your Life’s Portfolio 235

Part 7 Mastering Full Throttle 239

Chapter Fifty-Three Hit It out of the Park! 241

ESAT (Emotional Strength Assessment Tool) 243

Bibliography 246

More Information 256

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Gregg M. Steinberg
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