E Is for Exceptional: The New Science of Success

E Is for Exceptional: The New Science of Success

by Rob Yeung


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Discover how to rise above the crowd and be extraordinary by studying what makes life's high achievers soar

Over the last decade, Rob Yeung has interviewed hundreds of high achievers in business, sports, and entertainment to gain insight into the minds of successful people. Combining this knowledge with a wealth of scientific research, he has defined the subtle yet crucial differences that distinguish exceptional people from everyone else. This book presents his findings, explaining to readers how to discover the critical mindset that allows high achievers to generate creative ideas, learn the secret psychology that helps one to influence and persuade others to a particular way of thinking, and develop practical techniques for boosting relationships and earning and achieving more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781447209980
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publication date: 09/01/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Rob Yeung is a psychologist, researcher, and educator in the areas of human communication, influence and persuasion, and high achievement. He has provided expert commentary on CNN, BBC News, and Big Brother; has written for the Daily Telegraph, the Financial Times, and the Guardian; and has been quoted in publications ranging from Men's Health and Psychologies to the Wall Street Journal.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

Introduction 1

1 Awe 21

2 Cherishing 57

3 Authenticity 91

4 Centredness 119

5 Connecting 143

6 Daring 171

7 Citizenship 199

8 Visioning 223

Conclusion: Onwards, Upwards and Over to You 249

Notes 253

Index 263

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