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But then there are the performers who thrive under such conditions: the ER doctor racing the clock to save someone’s life, the lieutenant who leads his platoon to victory after an ambush, the young attorney who refuses to be intimidated in court and wins the crucial case. These people are clutch, and their ability to overcome extreme pressure consistently and beat the toughest odds fascinates us.
How do they do it? According to Paul Sullivan, clutch performance does not stem from an innate ability. It’s a learned skill—the art of operating in high-stress situations as if they were everyday conditions. Even some of the most experienced and talented performers lack this skill—but Sullivan shows that anyone can develop 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 their strategies. He builds his case through many inspiring true stories, including those of:
A skinny sergeant who saved his battalion in Iraq
A rookie baseball player who pitched his team into its first World Series
An eccentric psychiatrist who trained a group of financial traders to become the best in the world
A lawyer who struggled in school but became one of the top litigators in America
Full of powerful advice and real-world examples, Clutch will show you how to overcome extreme pressure and achieve greatness.
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By Lance on 04-23-11
I don't get this book
This book reminds me of sitting in a waiting room listening to someone tell me stories of their life, interesting but of no real account. It fills the time but after it is finished you feel a sence of relieve. This book is a rehash of old ideas, its the kind of book that makes you want to write your own as you know you could do a better job of it.