Release Your Inner Drive: Everything you need to know about how to get good at stuff

Release Your Inner Drive: Everything you need to know about how to get good at stuff

by Bradley Busch, Edward Watson


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ISBN-13: 9781785831997
Publisher: Crown House Publishing
Publication date: 07/30/2017
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Bradley Busch is a chartered psychologist and director of InnerDrive. He graduated from Loughborough University with distinction and went on to work with Premiership and international footballers from England, Scotland, Wales and Japan. Outside of football, he has worked with elite athletes, helping team GB athletes win medals at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Games. As well as writing regularly for The Guardian, he is a leading expert on how psychological research can best help students, teachers, athletes and businesses think and perform better.

Edward Watson is a graduate of Oxford University who served seven years in the army. After completing an MBA at London Business School he worked as a strategic management consultant for Marakon Associates before running businesses in the computer games market. In 2006 he founded InnerDrive, a mental skills company that initially worked with Premiership footballers and Olympic athletes. The majority of InnerDrive's current work is now in business and education, coaching students and teachers to realise their potential and cope effectively with pressure.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements i

How to Read This Book 1

1 Decide Where You Are Going - Own the Destination 5

2 Master Yourself-It Begins with You 11

3 Fail Better-The Power of Failure 29

4 Performing Under Pressure - Deliver Your Best When It Matters the Most 41

5 Make Your Learning Stick - Maximise Your Revision 57

6 Excellence in Exams - Get the Grades You Deserve 73

7 Sleep Your Way to Success - Sleep Tight, Think Right 85

8 Looking After Me - How to Be Kind to Yourself 97

9 Lessons from the Sporting Greats - Learn from Champions 111

10 Mindset Matters - Stories and Science of Growth Mindset 125

What Now? 133

For Teachers and Parents 137

Endnotes 139

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