What Olympians Can Teach the Rest of Us About Performing Under Pressure, According to a Sports Scientist
The counterintuitive lesson everyday people can steal from Olympic athletes.
Learn to perform your best under pressure by channeling your focus toward your goals.
Spectators watch the Olympics in awe as the athletes channel speed, strength, agility and endurance to extend the limits of what is humanly possible. A layperson might think that, in competition, elite athletes need to be completely in tune with their bodies. But journalist Jessica Stillman dispels that myth. Her quick take on how the world’s best athletes compete under pressure provides a lesson on focus that you can apply to performance in any field.
About the Author
Jessica Stillman is a writer and editor. Her daily column on Inc.com focuses on making life more meaningful and impactful.
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