Posts Tagged ‘Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise’

How to Unleash Your Unconscious Mind

In The Leading Brain, Friederike Fabritius and Hans Hagemann explain several ”powerful science-based strategies for achieving peak performance.” For example, these are their key points in Chapter 5, “Unleash Your Unconscious”:

o Your unconscious brain runs the show. Even when you make what seems to be a … READ MORE

The Leading Brain: A book review by Bob Morris

The Leading Brain: Powerful Science-Based Strategies for Achieving Peak Performance
Friederike Fabricius and Hands Hagemann
TarcherPerigee/Penguin Random House (February 2017).

Here are several science-based strategies that can drive peak performance

Although by no means an authority in the multiple dimensions of neuroscience, I … READ MORE

How to Manage Habits

In The Leading Brain, Friederike Fabritius and Hans Hagemann explain several ”powerful science-based strategies for achieving peak performance.”

In Chapter 4, Fabritius and Hagemann offer these key points:

o Our brains prefer the path of least resistance. In order to trailblazer a new neural pathway, the brain … READ MORE

Elite Minds: A book review by Bob Morris

elite-mindsElite Minds: How Winners Think Differently to Create a Competitive Edge and Maximize Success
Stan Beecham
McGraw-Hill (September 2016)

If the mind is what the brain does, this is how and why it controls the body

In the title of this brief commentary, I make … READ MORE

Anders Ericsson on Deliberate Practice

EricssonThanks to research conducted by Anders Ericsson and his associates at Florida State University, we now know that achieving peak performance depends on a combination of factors:

o Luck
o Natural Ability
o Temperament
o Commitment
o Expert Supervision

and most important of all, deliberate practice.

Here is a … READ MORE

The Myth of Meritocracy

Success & LuckIn The Success Equation: Untangling Skill and Luck in Business, Sports, and Investing, Michael J. Mauboussin rigorously examines a common mistake when making predictions: failing to recognize luck’s existence or miscalculating its influence, “and as a consequence we dwell too much on … READ MORE

Peak: A book review by Bob Morris

Peak (Ericsson)kPeak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise
K. Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool
An Eamon Dolan Book/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (April 12016)

Why some people are amazingly good at what they do…and why so many others aren’t

In “The … READ MORE

The Genius of K. Anders Ericsson


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I have just read and will soon review a new book, Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise, co-authored by K. Anders Ericsson and Robert … READ MORE

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