Overachievement: The New Model for Exceptional Performance. John Eliot, Author Portfolio $ (p) ISBN Overachievement – by John Eliot. ISBN: Date read: How strongly I recommend it: 6/10 (See my list of + books, for more.) Go to the . Dr. John Eliot from Overachievement. If you’re into achieving greatness and love to see the hero in action—whether it’s Tiger Woods.

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A lot of the newer sports psychology I read about seems to align with many of the ideas in this book.

Overachievement: The Science of Working Less to Accomplish More – John Eliot, PhD – Google Books

The Wisdom of Yogi. Commit to your dreams.

I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to hone their concentration and work a little harder. So, the book caters more to a male audience who is familiar with all these sports and their logistics.

And all utterly, hopelessly, wrong. Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide significant coverage of it beyond a mere trivial mention.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Believe in yourself “utterly and without question.

Dr. John Eliot, Ph.D. presents Overachievement

Lose yourself to the Zone. I made the list in Goodreads here: I’ve read it twice and will probably read it again within a year.


Anything more is gravy, but gravy is more likely to happen if one has the dedication found in this approach to anything. In addition, the guidelines to concentrate on the process rather than joun outcome are a useful reminder for professionals, whether the field is in athletics where many of the exam A counter-intuitive guide to achieving better performance in work and in life in general.

Mostly an Awesome book with interesting ideas.

If the book gets this area so wrong most of this “case” is wholly inaccuratethen one tends to ask, where else in the book might there be such inaccuracies? By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Sep 01, Sandeep rated it really liked it. I appreciated the plethora of examples in this book, but I must admit, I got lost with all the sports references. Michael Rogan rated it it was amazing Sep 29, The antithesis of every self-improvement guru. It illustrates its many points with examples from the lives of famous people.


Feb 18, Allysworld rated it really liked it. With the desire to do things I was attracted to this book written by performance in business, sports, entertainment, etc. Rather than spending elioy energy trying to quash this reaction, Eliot says, I should stay focused on the task at hand, remaining confident in their abilities in order to rise to what the subconscious recognizes as a momentous occasion. What he means by this is an overachiever has jobn ability to create his or her own lens by which he or she sees the world and self.


Jan 07, Greg Little rated it it overachievemnet amazing. To quote the book blurb: Whether it does or not is immaterial. When I was in high school and ski racing, I used to refer to this book jokingly as my “bible. Diversion BooksDec 1, – Self-Help.

Overachievement: The New Science of Working Less to Accomplish More

Revel in being weird- extraordinary people are away from ordinary. He describes overachievers as exceptional thinkers. But I was nicely surprised. Even the dream with the lowest probability of being achieved can provide you with overaachievement lifetime of excitement, helping you step over the trivial disappointments in life, giving you something to work toward, making you feel content that you are living life to the fullest, right to the end of your days.