Rick Peterson and Judd Hoekstra
How to Be Your Best When It Matters Most
To keep pressure from undermining your performance, try “reframing.” Then you can’t imagine striking out.
Performance anxiety can be a formidable opponent, whether you’re a professional athlete, surgeon, salesperson or student. How you deal with pressure often determines if you are going to succeed or fail. Rick Peterson, a well-respected major league baseball pitching coach for many years, shares valuable techniques and concepts for overcoming difficult, stress-filled situations. Peterson and leadership development expert Judd Hoekstra explain how to turn fear and doubt into opportunity. Their philosophy uses “reframing,” the ability to look at a situation differently and avoid intimidation, and “chunking,” breaking daunting challenges down into smaller pieces. getAbstract believes that their practical, insightful guide can help you interpret events in a way that turns threats into challenges – and challenges into opportunities.
About the Authors
Long-time Major League Baseball pitching coach Rick Peterson is a sought-after motivational speaker. Judd Hoekstra is a vice president at The Ken Blanchard Companies.
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