Overachievement: The New Model for Exceptional Performance. John Eliot, Author Portfolio $ (p) ISBN Overachievement – by John Eliot. ISBN: Date read: How strongly I recommend it: 6/10 (See my list of + books, for more.) Go to the . Dr. John Eliot from Overachievement. If you’re into achieving greatness and love to see the hero in action—whether it’s Tiger Woods.

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It is definitely outside of my normal reading genres, but I don’t regret reading it. I definitely recommend this one! Jim Overachevement, Chicago Tribune [Eliots] upfront conversational tone makes his advice not just palatable but convincing. Feelings of pressure, stress, and butterflies in your stomach signal the arousal of the sympathetic nervous system.

Nov 16, Chris rated it it was amazing. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Despite its claim of scientificness and boasting with the “PhD” it contains no real references, but a ton of sport-anecdotes.

Johb 23, Eliot Burdett rated it it was amazing Shelves: The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia’s notability guideline for academics. From inside the book.


John Eliot (psychologist) – Wikipedia

It’s arousal will enhance performance as your body mobilizes its resources for overachoevement. Mark Anthony Migrino rated it really liked it Aug 02, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

I felt I could put into practice what I read without feeling overwhelmed or confused.

Jan 23, Becca rated it it was amazing Shelves: Writing style for me was about a 2, just a little dry and boring. So yes, this is a fantastic book. Apr 22, Eohlson rated it it was amazing. He eloot present compelling examples from his own career as a performance consultant as well as other tales from the worlds of business and sport.

Instead he says it’s the individual’s choice on how they change, he just gives the reader examples of how eiot people think exceptionally.

Believe in yourself “utterly and without question. Channel your inner-squirrel to tap into your true ability to kick butt.

Overachievement: The New Science of Working Less to Accomplish More

Risk living in your own reality, the reality you like. I wasn’t that excited about this book as a result. Still, thoughtful training is valuable as preparation.


You will overachieve as a routine. So, the book caters more to a male audience who is familiar with all these sports and their logistics. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Eliot’s reasoning is that success will come from the process of joyfully pursuing the thing one loves. Operate with a trusting mindset as a routine.

John Eliot (psychologist)

To ask ovwrachievement readers questions about Overachievementplease sign up. He claims people mistakenly avoid situations in which they feel this discomfort because they mistake them for anxiety. Wow is the word I would use to describe this book. Account Options Sign in. There will be time to evaluate your actions later.