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(2019) The New York Times bestseller that draws on research from over 12,000 individuals to explain what makes people ‘choke’ under pressure and show you how to develop nerves of steel
‘An unusually sharp account of work and performing under pressure’ Financial Times
Nobody performs better under pressure. The reality is that pressure only makes you do worse. But there are things you can do to diminish its effects on your performance. In How to Perform Under Pressure, Hendrie Weisinger and J. P. Pawliw-Fry explore the science and psychology behind pressure and give empirically tested short-term and long-term solutions to help you overcome its debilitating effects.
The book draws on research from more than 12,000 people and features the latest studies from neuroscience and from the frontline experiences of Fortune 500 employees and managers. It explains what makes people ‘choke’ under pressure and includes 22 strategies you can use to excel in whatever you do.
Whether you have an important presentation to make or an Olympic record to beat, How to Perform Under Pressure will help you to do your best when it matters most.
‘A wonderful mix of empirical studies and first hand accounts that show how pressure impacts our personal and professional lives’ Forbes
‘All too often, we choke or crumble under pressure. This book reveals how we can develop nerves of steel’ Adam Grant, professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take