Boost your ability to deal with pressure by understanding it and working to counter it. Authors Hendrie Weisinger and J.P. Pawliw-Fry explain the difference between pressure and stress and offer “pressure solutions” to help you when you must perform. However, they note, people who manage pressure more successfully don’t necessarily also perform better under pressure. But they do have the mental tools, self-confidence and ability to relax that fuels maximum performance at all times. Amid the authors’ good examples and applicable suggestions, they offer reassurance that you can muster your internal assets – “confidence, optimism, tenacity and enthusiasm” (COTE) – to strengthen your ego and combat pressure. getAbstract recommends this entertaining, useful book to anyone under pressure.
About the Authors
Hendrie Weisinger, PhD, a best-selling author and a pressure management pioneer, has more than 30 years of experience in organizational effectiveness and has taught at Wharton, UCLA, NYU, Cornell, Penn State, and MIT. International performance coach J.P. Pawliw-Fry has worked with Microsoft, Unilever, Allstate and the Orlando Magic. He heads the Institute for Health and Human Potential (IHHP), a research firm that trains leaders.