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  • Published: 30 November 2021
  • ISBN: 9781847943699
  • Imprint: Random House Business
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $35.00

High Performance

Lessons from the Best on Becoming Your Best




How high achievers unlocked their potential. And how you can too.

How do Olympic medal-winning athletes turbo-charge their motivation? How do multi-millionaire founders develop the habits of champions? And how do Premier League football coaches lead their teams to victory?

High Performance reveals the methods the world's most remarkable athletes, coaches and entrepreneurs use to excel.

From taking responsibility for your situation to finding your 'trademark behaviours', thinking flexibly to crafting a high performance culture, Jake Humphrey and Professor Damian Hughes identify the eight crucial steps to becoming the best 'you' possible.

Along the way, they draw on cutting-edge research to explain why these methods work - and how we can all use them. Anyone can learn the secrets of high performance.

Drawing on conversations with... Dina Asher-Smith | Steven Bartlett | Tom Daley | Steven Gerrard | Evelyn Glennie | Ole Gunnar Solskjær | Kelly Holmes | Chris Hoy | Eddie Jones | Siya Kolisi | Frank Lampard | Jo Malone | Matthew McConaughey | Ant Middleton | Tracey Neville | Robin Van Persie | Mauricio Pochettino | Gareth Southgate | Holly Tucker | Jonny Wilkinson | Clive Woodward | Toto Wolff and many more...

  • Published: 30 November 2021
  • ISBN: 9781847943699
  • Imprint: Random House Business
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $35.00

About the authors

Jake Humphrey

Jake Humphrey is one of the UK's best-loved sports presenters. Currently the lead Premier League football presenter on BT Sport, Jake previously spent over a decade at the BBC - covering Formula 1, the FIFA World Cup, the London Olympics and BBC Sports Personality of the Year, as well as becoming the youngest ever presenter of Match of the Day.

Damian Hughes

Damian Hughes is a sports psychologist and visiting professor at Manchester Metropolitan University. An expert on high-performance sporting cultures, Damian's research has been praised by the likes of Sir Richard Branson, Muhammad Ali, Sir Roger Bannister, Tiger Woods, Jonny Wilkinson and Sir Alex Ferguson.

Praise for High Performance

High Performance will help you think clearly, act decisively and keep calm under pressure. If you want to stop making excuses and take responsibility for your life, I recommend you read this book.

ANT MIDDLETON

A fantastic book that will help you think like an Olympic champion - in mind, body and spirit.

DAME KELLY HOLMES

This amazing book will teach you the mindset and habits of champions. High Performance has already impacted some of the best players and coaches across the world, but Jake and Damian's insights are equally valuable to people from any walk of life. I urge you to open this book and open your mind to the lessons within.

FRANK LAMPARD

Teamwork won us the Rugby World Cup, and teamwork can transform your life. In this brilliant book Jake and Damian get to the heart of defining, creating, and inspiring the team around you, so you too can achieve high performance.

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD

This excellent book won't just teach you how to be a high performer. It will show you how to build a high performance culture that spreads beyond your actions into those of the whole team.

TRACEY NEVILLE

A powerful book containing powerful tools to create high-performing cultures.

JAMES TIMPSON

High Performance will help you recognise your inner strength and celebrate your achievements. It's inspiring, exciting and massively motivating.

FEARNE COTTON

This book captures so many different lessons from so many remarkable people. It will help every reader apply these insights to their own lives - so they can become high performers themselves.

ADAM PEATY

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