What''s the secret to appreciably raising your performance in life? It''s easy to feel the pressure to do better means you have to accelerate to keep in touch with your ambitions, but what if the secret to success was not hurtling forward with ever increasing urgency, but learning how to tweak your approach to get better results.
10% Better, by bestselling psychologist Dr Rob Yeung, will show you how to slow down, think twice, and change your habits for the better. With proven methods for improving your decision making, your creativity, your mood and your motivation, Rob will show you that simple every day changes can make all the difference. If you could learn to do life differently and see a 10% improvement in all that you do, why wouldn''t you?
|Publisher:||John Murray Press|
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About the Author
Dr Rob Yeung is a chartered psychologist and author of over a dozen books including the bestseller Confidence (for Pearson''s Prentice Hall imprint) and two books for Capstone; How To Win and How To Stand Out.
Since gaining his PhD in 1996, Rob has been working as an organisational psychologist and a director at Talentspace leadership consulting, helping individuals and organisations to improve their effectiveness. His clients include organisations ranging from HSBC, KPMG and British Airways to SMEs. Much of his coaching and training work centres around the beliefs that people have about themselves. Rob has a huge database of fascinating research which he has curated, and hence backs up everything he recommends with examples based on studies conducted by the top scientists, psychologists, neuroscientists and economists in the world.
Table of Contents
About the author viii
Chapter 1 Getting smart about stress and everyday pressures 1
Chapter 2 Boosting your motivation and achieving your goals 31
Chapter 3 Being smart about health and weight loss 55
Chapter 4 Making better decisions 81
Chapter 5 Boosting your creativity and inventiveness 101
Chapter 6 Being clever about learning, memory, and performance 127
Chapter 7 Dealing with pressure and performing in public 151
Chapter 8 Finding small ways to feel happier 173
Conclusions: Onwards, upwards, and over to you 195