The Power of More: How Small Steps Can Help You Achieve Big Goals

The Power of More: How Small Steps Can Help You Achieve Big Goals

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Overview

The Power of More shows readers how to accomplish their goals, big or small, by just doing a little bit more. Whether you are a novice runner who wants to complete a 10k race or an elite athlete after a gold medal, you can achieve your ambition by believing in the importance of doing a little bit more. A three-time Olympic champion, McBean explains the effect of breaking down big goals into manageable bits that you can do, as well as the idea that you almost always have a little bit more to give. She discusses the importance of setting goals, the role of communication and teamwork, and the need for motivation, commitment, and accountability. Finally, she dispels the myth that we should expect to be perfect and stresses that both confidence and success are the result of preparation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781926812649
Publisher: Greystone Books
Publication date: 07/31/2012
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.62(w) x 8.28(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

Marnie McBean holds three gold medals and a bronze medal from Olympic rowing competitions and is Canada's most successful Summer Olympic Athlete. After her fifteen-year career with the Canadian Rowing Team, she is now a specialist in Athlete Preparation and Mentoring with the Canadian Olympic Committee. She has a degree in Honors Kinesiology from the University of Western Ontario as well as three honorary doctorates. She is a member of Canada's Sport Hall of Fame and an ambassador for Right to Play and Because I am a Girl (Canada). She lives in Toronto.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Acknowledgements xi

Introduction: Simple Beginnings Can Lead to Incredible Things 1

1 Comfortably Uncomfortable 9

2 Goal Setting: It All Starts Here 19

3 Preparation 53

4 Teamwork 97

5 Commitment, Accountability, and Ambition 153

6 Action: The Test 179

7 Success and Confidence 229

Index 253

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