Peak Performers

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Harper Collins, May 1, 1987 - Business & Economics - 336 pages
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Ordinary People . . . Extraordinary Achievers/center./b

- Peak performers are not born -- they're made.

- They are not superhumans with special talents -- they are average people in every walk of life.

- Peak performers are not workaholics -- they are committed to success, not activity.

- Peak performer do share six common attributes, and Charles Garfield tells us what they are. They are skills anyone can cultivate, and knowing them is the first step toward personal growth and top achievement.

 

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This book joins a host of others published recently about excellence in business. Garfield has done extensive research in human potential. His earlier book, Peak Performance ( LJ 6/15/84), covered ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
15
THE SEARCH FOR PEAK PERFORMANCE
22
MISSIONS THAT MOTIVATE
77
RESULTS IN REAL TIME
109
SELF MANAGEMENT THROUGH SELFMASTERY
140
GAINING
169
COURSE CORRECTION
198
CHANGE MANAGEMENT
234
MOTIVATING AND MAINTAINING PEAK PER
263
JOINING IN THE SEARCH
283
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTES
305
INDEX
319
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
331
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About the author (1987)

Charles Garfield is one of the speakers most frequently requested by corporations, associations, and universities worldwide. He was first inspired to study peak performers when he worked on Apollo 11 and observed the remarkable team that gave their very best to put the first man on the moon. With a degree in clinical psychology, he currently serves on the faculty of the University of California Medical School.

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