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Clutch : why some people excel under pressure and others don't

Author
Sullivan, Paul (Paul J.)
Title
Clutch : why some people excel under pressure and others don't / Paul Sullivan.
Format
Book
Published
New York : Portfolio, 2010.
Description
viii, 246 pages ; 24 cm
URL
<Contributor biographical information> http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1107/2010013789-b.html
<Publisher description> http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1107/2010013789-d.html
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • What's clutch?
  • Why people are clutch
  • Focus : the morality plays of David Boies
  • Discipline : when the stakes are as high as they can be
  • Adapting : fighting the fight, not the plan
  • Being present : opening night jitters and the role of lifetime
  • Fear and desire : living life without a Plan B
  • Double clutch : what Billie Jean King did for women under pressure
  • Why people choke
  • A leader's responsibility : how the reputations of Ken Lewis and Jamie Dimon fell and rose in the financial crisis
  • The perils of overthinking : rehearsing the speech before the victory
  • Overconfidence starts the fall: what the worst factory in America cost GM and taught Toyota
  • How to be clutch
  • How to be clutch with your money : knowing when to quit
  • How to be clutch in sports : trust what got you there
  • Conclusion
  • The Tiger conundrum : is he still clutch?
Summary
According to Paul Sullivan, clutch individuals have figured out how to perform under high stress conditions as if they were everyday situations. How do they do it? Drawing on new research and interviews with stars across a range of fields, Sullivan uncovers the shared traits that define clutch performers and explains how anyone can apply these lessons.
Subject headings
Self-confidence.
Stress (Psychology)
Success.
Medical subjects
Achievement.
Self Concept.
Stress, Psychological.
ISBN
9781591843504
1591843502

Holdings

Library
South Bend - Schurz Library
Call Number
BF575.S39 S85 2010
Location
Stacks
Floor
3rd Floor
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