Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise

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ISBN: 0544947223
Release Date: 2017-04-11
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Author: Anders Ericsson
Publisher: Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books

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Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

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ISBN: 1501111108
Release Date: 2016-05-03
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Author: Angela Duckworth
Publisher: Scribner

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Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

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ISBN: 0345472322
Release Date: 2007-12-26
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Author: Carol S. Dweck
Publisher: Ballantine Books

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Summary of Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise by Anders Ericsson, Robert Pool: Includes Analysis

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Número uno / Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise: Secretos para ser mejor en lo que nos propongamos (Spanish Edition)

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ISBN: 8416029814
Release Date: 2017-05-02
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Author: Anders Ericsson
Publisher: Conecta

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Real Estate:$10k In 60 Days Or Less Zero Risk Investments - Free Video Bonus: Instantly Buy and Sell (Flip) Properties in ANY Market For Profit Without ... (Passive Income Lifestyle Designs Book 2)

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Mirror Mirror On The Wall, What Can I Do To Get It All: How To Manifest Money, Love, Perfect Health And All Your Desires Using the Law Of Attraction (Manifesting Life's Desires Book 1)

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Release Date: 2014-12-01
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Author: John Kirby
Publisher: Team Comeback

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ISBN: 9780544456259
Release Date: 2016-04-05
Number of pages: 336
Author: Anders Ericsson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online Peak in PDF and EPUB “This book is a breakthrough, a lyrical, powerful, science-based narrative that actually shows us how to get better (much better) at the things we care about.”—Seth Godin, author of Linchpin “Anyone who wants to get better at anything should read [Peak]. Rest assured that the book is not mere theory. Ericsson’s research focuses on the real world, and he explains in detail, with examples, how all of us can apply the principles of great performance in our work or in any other part of our lives.”—Fortune Anders Ericsson has made a career studying chess champions, violin virtuosos, star athletes, and memory mavens. Peak distills three decades of myth-shattering research into a powerful learning strategy that is fundamentally different from the way people traditionally think about acquiring new abilities. Whether you want to stand out at work, improve your athletic or musical performance, or help your child achieve academic goals, Ericsson’s revolutionary methods will show you how to improve at almost any skill that matters to you. “The science of excellence can be divided into two eras: before Ericsson and after Ericsson. His groundbreaking work, captured in this brilliantly useful book, provides us with a blueprint for achieving the most important and life-changing work possible: to become a little bit better each day.”—Dan Coyle, author of The Talent Code “Ericsson’s research has revolutionized how we think about human achievement. If everyone would take the lessons of this book to heart, it could truly change the world.”—Joshua Foer, author of Moonwalking with Einstein


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ISBN: 9781473513143
Release Date: 2016-04-21
Number of pages: 336
Author: Anders Ericsson
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Peak in PDF and EPUB You don't have to be a genius to achieve extraordinary things. In this fascinating book, Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool explain that learning new skills doesn't need to be daunting. Musical prodigies, sports stars and leading scientists acquire their special abilities through training – and all of us can do the same. Based on thirty years of pioneering research, Peak shows that success simply requires the right kind of practice and offers essential advice on setting goals, receiving guidance and motivating ourselves. The astonishing stories prove that whether we're at work or at school, in the music room or on the sports field, we can master almost anything. 'Remarkable...who among us doesn't want to learn how to get better at life?' Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of Freakonomics 'This book...could truly change the world' Joshua Foer, author of Moonwalking with Einstein 'Groundbreaking...brilliantly useful' Daniel Coyle, author of The Talent Code


Filename: peak.pdf
ISBN: 0544947223
Release Date: 2017-04-11
Number of pages: 336
Author: Anders Ericsson
Publisher: Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books

Download and read online Peak in PDF and EPUB A survey of the psychology of expertise, providing techniques for developing mastery of any skill, drawn from the authors' extensive, pathfinding research

The Cambridge Handbook of Expertise and Expert Performance

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ISBN: 1139456466
Release Date: 2006-06-26
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Author: K. Anders Ericsson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online The Cambridge Handbook of Expertise and Expert Performance in PDF and EPUB This book was the first handbook where the world's foremost 'experts on expertise' reviewed our scientific knowledge on expertise and expert performance and how experts may differ from non-experts in terms of their development, training, reasoning, knowledge, social support, and innate talent. Methods are described for the study of experts' knowledge and their performance of representative tasks from their domain of expertise. The development of expertise is also studied by retrospective interviews and the daily lives of experts are studied with diaries. In 15 major domains of expertise, the leading researchers summarize our knowledge on the structure and acquisition of expert skill and knowledge and discuss future prospects. General issues that cut across most domains are reviewed in chapters on various aspects of expertise such as general and practical intelligence, differences in brain activity, self-regulated learning, deliberate practice, aging, knowledge management, and creativity.

Smarter Faster Better

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ISBN: 9780679645429
Release Date: 2016-03-08
Number of pages: 400
Author: Charles Duhigg
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Smarter Faster Better in PDF and EPUB NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The Power of Habit comes a fascinating book that explores the science of productivity, and why managing how you think is more important than what you think—with an appendix of real-world lessons to apply to your life. At the core of Smarter Faster Better are eight key productivity concepts—from motivation and goal setting to focus and decision making—that explain why some people and companies get so much done. Drawing on the latest findings in neuroscience, psychology, and behavioral economics—as well as the experiences of CEOs, educational reformers, four-star generals, FBI agents, airplane pilots, and Broadway songwriters—this painstakingly researched book explains that the most productive people, companies, and organizations don’t merely act differently. They view the world, and their choices, in profoundly different ways. A young woman drops out of a PhD program and starts playing poker. By training herself to envision contradictory futures, she learns to anticipate her opponents’ missteps—and becomes one of the most successful players in the world. A group of data scientists at Google embark on a four-year study of how the best teams function, and find that how a group interacts is more important than who is in the group—a principle, it turns out, that also helps explain why Saturday Night Live became a hit. A Marine Corps general, faced with low morale among recruits, reimagines boot camp—and discovers that instilling a “bias toward action” can turn even the most directionless teenagers into self-motivating achievers. The filmmakers behind Disney’s Frozen are nearly out of time and on the brink of catastrophe—until they shake up their team in just the right way, spurring a creative breakthrough that leads to one of the highest-grossing movies of all time. What do these people have in common? They know that productivity relies on making certain choices. The way we frame our daily decisions; the big ambitions we embrace and the easy goals we ignore; the cultures we establish as leaders to drive innovation; the way we interact with data: These are the things that separate the merely busy from the genuinely productive. In The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Charles Duhigg explained why we do what we do. In Smarter Faster Better, he applies the same relentless curiosity, deep reporting, and rich storytelling to explain how we can improve at the things we do. It’s a groundbreaking exploration of the science of productivity, one that can help anyone learn to succeed with less stress and struggle, and to get more done without sacrificing what we care about most—to become smarter, faster, and better at everything we do. Praise for Smarter Faster Better “A pleasure to read . . . Duhigg’s skill as a storyteller makes his book so engaging to read.”—The New York Times Book Review “Not only will Smarter Faster Better make you more efficient if you heed its tips, it will also save you the effort of reading many productivity books dedicated to the ideas inside.”—Bloomberg Businessweek “Duhigg pairs relatable anecdotes with the research behind why some people and businesses are not as efficient as others.”—Chicago Tribune “The book covers a lot of ground through meticulous reporting and deft analysis, presenting a wide range of case studies . . . with insights that apply to the rest of us.”—The Wall Street Journal

The Road To Excellence

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ISBN: 9781317779056
Release Date: 2014-03-05
Number of pages: 384
Author: K. Anders Ericsson
Publisher: Psychology Press

Download and read online The Road To Excellence in PDF and EPUB Excellence and the highest levels of performance in the arts and sciences, sports, and games have always been an object of fascination to both scientists and lay people. Only during the last 20 years have scientists studied these levels of performance in the laboratory in order to identify their mediating mechanisms. Contrary to the common belief that innate talents are the critical factors for exceptional performance, investigators have found that acquired skills, knowledge, and physiological adaptations in response to intense practice are the primary mechanisms, mediating the highest levels of performance. This is the first and only book to examine how elite performers effect their exceptional accomplishments. The world's leading researchers on expert performance and creative achievement review theories and recent findings from many different domains of expertise on how experts optimize improvement in their performance and eventually attain excellence. Elite performers are shown to have engaged in deliberate-practice activities specifically designed to improve their performance from an early age. By age 20 they have often accumulated over 10,000 hours of practice! The essential elements of deliberate practice, such as specific goals to improve performance, successive refinement through repetition, feedback and instruction, are explicated for different domains. Although the content of practice tasks will necessarily differ from domain to domain, investigators have found invariant characteristics for the optimal duration of practice sessions, maximal amounts of daily practice, the length of intense preparation (around 10 years), and ages of peak performance. Some of the book's chapters extend the review to the acquisition of everyday-life skills such as reading, to the performance of teams of experts, and to the development of creative achievement, geniuses, and artistic child prodigies. The book concludes with commentaries by several outstanding scientists in psychology, education, and history of science who discuss the generalizability of presented ideas and raise issues for future issues. EXTRA COPY...It could be said that striving for excellence is what characterizes humanity, or perhaps what characterizes humanity at its best. Why do so few individuals ever reach the highest levels when so many start out on the Road to Excellence? In this book, the world's foremost researchers of expert performance in domains as diverse as sports, medicine, chess, and the arts explore the similarities and differences in the extended and strenuous Road to Excellence taken by the successful individuals in each domain. Their findings will intrigue and inspire readers who are themselves driven to achieve or who simply want to better understand the processes involved.

Development of Professional Expertise

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ISBN: 9780521518468
Release Date: 2009-06-22
Number of pages: 552
Author: K. Anders Ericsson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Peak Performance

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ISBN: 9781623367947
Release Date: 2017-06-06
Number of pages: 240
Author: Brad Stulberg
Publisher: Rodale

Download and read online Peak Performance in PDF and EPUB "A transfixing book on how to sustain peak performance and avoid burnout" -- Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Option B, Originals, and Give and Take "An essential playbook for success, happiness, and getting the most out of ourselves." -- Arianna Huffington, author of Thrive and The Sleep Revolution "I doubt anyone can read Peak Performance without itching to apply something to their own lives." -- David Epstein, New York Times bestselling author of The Sports Gene A few common principles drive performance, regardless of the field or the task at hand. Whether someone is trying to qualify for the Olympics, break ground in mathematical theory or craft an artistic masterpiece, many of the practices that lead to great success are the same. In Peak Performance, Brad Stulberg, a former McKinsey and Company consultant and writer who covers health and the science of human performance, and Steve Magness, a performance scientist and coach of Olympic athletes, team up to demystify these practices and demonstrate how you can achieve your best. The first book of its kind, Peak Performance combines the inspiring stories of top performers across a range of capabilities--from athletic, to intellectual, to artistic--with the latest scientific insights into the cognitive and neurochemical factors that drive performance in all domains. In doing so, Peak Performance uncovers new linkages that hold promise as performance enhancers but have been overlooked in our traditionally-siloed ways of thinking. The result is a life-changing book in which you can learn how to enhance your performance via myriad ways including: optimally alternating between periods of intense work and rest; priming the body and mind for enhanced productivity; and developing and harnessing the power of a self-transcending purpose. In revealing the science of great performance and the stories of great performers across a wide range of capabilities, Peak Performance uncovers the secrets of success, and coaches you on how to use them. If you want to take your game to the next level, whatever "your game" may be, Peak Performance will teach you how.

Expert Performance in Sports

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ISBN: 0736041524
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages: 469
Author: Janet L. Starkes
Publisher: Human Kinetics

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The Art of Risk

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ISBN: 9781426214738
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Number of pages: 288
Author: Kayt Sukel
Publisher: National Geographic Books

Download and read online The Art of Risk in PDF and EPUB Are risk-takers born or made? Why are some more willing to go out on a limb (so to speak) than others? How do we weigh the value of opportunities large or small that may have the potential to change the course of our lives? These are just a few of the questions that author Kayt Sukel tackles, applying the latest research in neuroscience and psychology to compelling real-world situations. Building on a portfolio of work that has appeared in such publications as Scientific American, Atlantic Monthly, The Washington Post, and more, Sukel offers an in-depth look at risk-taking and its role in the many facets of life that resonates on a personal level. Smart, progressive, and truly enlightening, The Art of Risk blends riveting case studies and hard-hitting science to explore risk-taking and how it impacts decision-making in work, play, love, and life, providing insight in understanding individual behavior and furthering personal success.

The Leading Brain

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ISBN: 9781101993200
Release Date: 2017-02-21
Number of pages: 336
Author: Friederike Fabritius
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online The Leading Brain in PDF and EPUB A cutting-edge guide to applying the latest research in brain science to leadership - to sharpen performance, encourage innovation, and enhance job satisfaction. There's a revolution taking place that most businesses are still unaware of. The understanding of how our brains work has radically shifted, exploding long-held myths about our everyday cognitive performance and fundamentally changing the way we engage and succeed in the workplace. Combining their expertise in both neuropsychology and management consulting, neuropsychologist Friederike Fabritius and leadership expert Dr. Hans W. Hagemann present simple yet powerful strategies for: - Sharpening focus - Achieving the highest performance - Learning and retaining information more efficiently - Improving complex decision-making - Cultivating trust and building strong teams Based on the authors' popular leadership programs, which have been delivered to tens of thousands of leaders all over the world, this clear, insightful, and engaging book will help both individuals and teams perform at their maximum potential, delivering extraordinary results. From the Hardcover edition.


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ISBN: 9780241964989
Release Date: 2014-01-30
Number of pages: 256
Author: Dan Hurley
Publisher: Penguin UK

Download and read online Smarter in PDF and EPUB Journalist Dan Hurley's Smarter investigates how working memory can be manipulated, and how we can all make ourselves more intelligent. Can you make yourself smarter? Scientists have always believed that the one thing that couldn't improve was intelligence. But now science journalist Dan Hurley investigates the new field of 'intelligence training', showing that intelligence can be flexible and trainable. Is it all just hype? With vivid stories of lives transformed, insight into the latest groundbreaking scientific discoveries and narrating his experiences as a human guinea pig, Hurley delivers practical findings for people of every age and ability. Dan Hurley is the author of The 60-Second Novelist: What 22613 People Taught Me about Life, Natural Causes and Diabetes Rising.He was contributing editor of Psychology Today, is the Senior Writer at the Medical Tribune, won the investigative journalism award from the American Society of Journalists and Authors and writes regularly for Discover, The New York Times and Neurology Today.

Business Adventures

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ISBN: 9781497638853
Release Date: 2014-07-08
Number of pages: 400
Author: John Brooks
Publisher: Open Road Media

Download and read online Business Adventures in PDF and EPUB “Business Adventures remains the best business book I’ve ever read.” —Bill Gates, The Wall Street Journal What do the $350 million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and incredible rise of Xerox, and the unbelievable scandals at General Electric and Texas Gulf Sulphur have in common? Each is an example of how an iconic company was defined by a particular moment of fame or notoriety; these notable and fascinating accounts are as relevant today to understanding the intricacies of corporate life as they were when the events happened. Stories about Wall Street are infused with drama and adventure and reveal the machinations and volatile nature of the world of finance. Longtime New Yorker contributor John Brooks’s insightful reportage is so full of personality and critical detail that whether he is looking at the astounding market crash of 1962, the collapse of a well-known brokerage firm, or the bold attempt by American bankers to save the British pound, one gets the sense that history repeats itself. Five additional stories on equally fascinating subjects round out this wonderful collection that will both entertain and inform readers . . . Business Adventures is truly financial journalism at its liveliest and best.

Toward a General Theory of Expertise

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ISBN: 0521406129
Release Date: 1991-08-30
Number of pages: 344
Author: K. Anders Ericsson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online Toward a General Theory of Expertise in PDF and EPUB In this book, scientists review current knowledge about expertise. They provide a summary of general methods and reveal the existence of many general characteristics of expertise