The Winning Factor by Peter Jensen
Inspire Gold-Medal Performance in Your Employees

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Olympic athletes donÆt get to the top simply because of athletic genes (nature) or determined parents (nurture). Like all performers in pressure situations, their exceptional drive comes from a third factor: an inner desire to be the best they can be. The Winning Factor reveals how to ignite the passion and the resolve required to succeed. As someone who has trained both Olympic athletes and Fortune 500 executives, Peter Jensen knows how to translate the best practices of world-class coaches into the everyday business realm. Readers will discover: ò Five key practices of medal-winning coaches: managing themselves, building trust, using imagery, overcoming blocks, and embracing adversity ò The secrets behind great communication and truly effective feedback ò Insights on leader ship from six Olympic coachesùwith guidelines for applying these lessons to the workplace Packed with engaging stories and enlightening examples, The Winning Factor teaches managers everywhere how to inspire standout performance from their employees.

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PETER JENSEN, PH.D. is founder of Performance Coaching Inc., one of CanadaÆs premiere management training companies. He has attended seven Olympic Games as a member of the Canadian team and worked with over 60 medal-winning athletes and their coaches as a sports psychology consultant. He is also a top-rated instructor at Queen's School of Business.
Published May 2, 2012 by AMACOM. 241 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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This approach may work short-term with slackers and mediocre performers, but it’s likely to extinguish the fire in people who own their jobs.

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The author of this book, Peter Jensen, was an Olympic coach (well, the cover says "veteran coach" but the bio seems to indicate he attended the various Olympic games as a coach adviser, and I couldn't determine what, if any, sport he actually coached).

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