Touchdown!: Achieving Your Greatness on the Playing Field of Business (and Life) (paperback)

Touchdown!: Achieving Your Greatness on the Playing Field of Business (and Life) (paperback)

by Kevin Elko


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780133552058
Publisher: FT Press
Publication date: 07/24/2009
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 886,819
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Dr. Kevin Elko is a nationally renowned performance consultant, professional motivational speaker, and author. In the sports world, Dr. Elko has consulted with Louisiana State University Football and Women’s Basketball, University of Alabama Football, the University of Pittsburgh Athletic Department, University of Miami Football, Rutgers University Football, University of Nebraska Football, the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Dallas Cowboys, the New Orleans Saints, the Cleveland Browns, the Miami Dolphins, the Buffalo Bills, and the Philadelphia Eagles. His presentations and personal consultations have had a major impact on the performance objectives of these teams and individual players. He also developed a highly successful personality test that helped various professional football teams evaluate potential draft choices.

Kevin’s appeal in the sports world translates directly to the corporate arena. Dr. Elko has consulted with and presented to hundreds of companies, including Travelers Insurance Company, Young Presidents’ Organization, Smith Kline Beecham Consumer Brands, Abbott Diagnostics, Prudential Securities, Smith Barney, Merrill Lynch, Pioneer Investments, and Tyson Foods. Born in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, Dr. Elko completed his Bachelors in Biology and Coaching Education at California University of Pennsylvania. He went on to West Virginia University where he completed a Masters in Counseling, a Masters in Sports Psychology, a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology, and a Doctorate in Education with a major emphasis in Sport and Counseling.

Table of Contents

About the Author xi

Foreword by Butch Davis xiii

Foreword by Jon Dorenbos xviii

Preface by Stewart Emery xxvii

Introduction 1

Chapter 1: Growing Up 7

Chapter 2: You Do Not Have to Carry More Than You Can Hold 21

Chapter 3: Cutting the Internal Mental Clutter 35

Chapter 4: Just One Last Play 51

Chapter 5: Seasons of Life 63

Chapter 6: The Preseason: It Happens Before It Happens 77

Chapter 7: The Action Season: You Do Not Get What You Want: You Get What You Deserve 97

Chapter 8: The Playoffs 115

Chapter 9: The Off-Season 123

Chapter 10: Speaking Out: Heart Song Catalogue of Catch Phrases 131

Index 149

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