Seek Success, Not Approval: The Only Approval You Need is Yours

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Pearson Education, Oct 12, 2009 - Business & Economics - 9 pages

This Element is an excerpt from Touchdown!: Achieving Your Greatness on the Playing Field of Business (and Life) (ISBN: 9780137019601) by Kevin Elko. Available in print and digital formats.

Identifying the “mental clutter” that keeps you from succeeding--and clearing it away!

While experiencing rain delays over and over during a Wimbledon tennis tournament, Venus Williams said, “I love the delays. Each time they happen I sit down and clear my mind.” Venus eventually won the tournament. You can clear your mind of both external and internal clutter, if you learn to....


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Dr. Kevin Elko is a nationally-renowned performance consultant and motivational speaker. He has consulted with dozens of professional and collegiate athletic teams, including LSU, Miami, Nebraska, the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the Dallas Cowboys. He has also worked with companies including Travelers Insurance, Smith Kline Beecham, Prudential Securities, and Tyson Foods. In 2005, he was the top-rated speaker at the Million Dollar Roundtable, a meeting of the insurance industry’s highest achievers. His books include Nerves of Steel and Winning the NFL Way. He holds a Doctorate in Education with emphasis in Sport and Counseling.

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