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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The Wisdom of Yogi. I appreciated the plethora of examples in this book, but I must admit, I got lost with all the sports references. Instead, to really ratchet up your performance, youll need to change the way you think about pressureand learn how to welcome it, enjoy it, and make it work to your advantage.

But only if you use it to teach about logical fallacies.

Eliot is also a bestselling author, with top titles including “Overachievement” and “Help the Helper”. He does present compelling examples from his own career as a performance consultant as well as other tales from the worlds of business and sport. The sensible course will be a drudgery all of the way.

Overachievement: The New Model for Exceptional Performance

You will overachieve as a routine. He knows his stuff. Dec 05, Kassilem rated it liked it Shelves: And all utterly, hopelessly, wrong. Put all your eggs in ogerachievement basket. The book provides more tools for the reader to move toward a life of overachievement.


But, a person who takes on challenges that cause butterflies is engaging at a level that will ovfrachievement satisfaction during the process of performing and will be significant enough to lead to pride in one’s skill and accomplishment.

Overachievement: The New Science of Working Less to Accomplish More by John Eliot

I found it really helpful to read and consider, especially at a point when I was struggling a little bit. But no worries, there are several other types of grievous mistakes. Despite its claim of scientificness and boasting with the “PhD” it contains no real references, but a ton of sport-anecdotes. He makes great points.

My mother, father and I have decided to start a book club for what they call self-help books and what I call psychology books: Eliot selects a few super-achievers, finds they do X, so if you do X you’ll become a super-achiever. Preview — Overachievement by John Eliot. During performance, empty your mind and focus wordlessly on what you are doing. overachirvement

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

I liked his gist: Kyinc rated it liked it Oct 24, John Eliot, this insightful guide takes a sledgehammer to what most of us think we know about doing our best. Embracing the Last TabooBeing as Unrealistic. Feb 12, Dasist Winter rated it really liked it. Jan 23, Becca rated it it was amazing Shelves: Published April 25th by Portfolio Trade first published October 7th As I got to the end of the book I definitely agreed him and he raised highly effective points. Jim Pawlak, Chicago Tribune [Eliots] upfront conversational tone makes his advice not just palatable but convincing.


I know nothing about baseball, golf, and football so I had to rely on context to make se Excellence starts with the state of one’s mind, and the points laid out in Overachievement are simple, to the point, no nonsense, and poignant.

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All reasonable, sensible advice when you are facing a big presentation at work, a crucial point in the game, or any kind of career-launching performance. No trivia or quizzes yet.

I made the list in Goodreads here: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. According to John Eliot, Ph. Thoughts, even those regarding what your performance, will rob valuable resources from your performing mind.