Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most

Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most

by Hendrie Weisinger, J. P. Pawliw-Fry


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ISBN-13: 9780804136723
Publisher: The Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/24/2015
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 211,335
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

HENDRIE WEISINGER, Ph.D.,  is a world-renowned psychologist and pioneer in the field of pressure management, as well as the author of a number of bestselling books. He has consulted with and developed programs for dozens of Fortune 500 companies and government agencies, and has taught in Executive Education and Executive MBA programs at Wharton, UCLA, NYU, Cornell, Penn State, and MIT.
J.P. PAWLIW-FRY is an international performance coach and advisor to Olympic athletes and senior business executives. Among his clients are Marriott, Unilever, Allstate and the Orlando Magic. Formerly he taught executive education at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management.  He is president of the Institute for Health and Human Potential (IHHP), a research firm that trains and coaches leaders and organizations to perform more effectively under pressure.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part 1

1 The Power of Pressure 13

2 The Stress of Pressure 33

3 The Nature of Pressure 45

4 The Anatomy of Choking 56

5 How Pressure Affects Our Thinking 71

6 Pressure Traps 80

7 The Third Variable 96

Part 2

Pressure Solutions 109

Part 3

Building Your COTE of Armor 155

COTE of Armor's Origin 158

Confidence 160

Optimism 196

Tenacity 223

Enthusiasm 248

Appendix A 275

Appendix B 280

Acknowledgments 283

Endnotes 289

Bibliography 295

Index 302

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