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  • Published: 9 December 2021
  • ISBN: 9781473596955
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: Audio Download
  • RRP: $30.00

High Performance

Lessons from the Best on Becoming Your Best




A revelatory guide to excellence in sport, business and life - based on the hit High Performance Podcast

Unlock the secrets of high performance.

As one of Britain's best-respected sports presenters, Jake Humphrey has witnessed first-hand the highs and lows of some of the most remarkable athletes on earth. And in his multi-million download podcast, High Performance, he teams up with Professor Damian Hughes to examine the secrets of the world's highest-performing people - in sport, in business and in life.

Now, Jake and Damian reveal how we can all become high performers. Drawing on interviews with leading sportspeople and entrepreneurs, they uncover the nine hidden principles that drive high performers to success: from taking absolute responsibility for their situation, to working out their non-negotiable 'trademark behaviours', to getting the very best out of their teammates. And they draw on cutting-edge psychology to explain why these methods have such a transformative impact.

Above all, Jake and Damian reveal how to build the principles of high performance into our own lives, whether on the pitch, in our careers, or at home.

You too can harness the secrets of high performance. This book explains how.

Drawing on interviews with: Ben Ainslie | Steven Bartlett | Lily Cole | Tom Daley | Rio Ferdinand | Steven Gerrard | Kelly Holmes | Steph Houghton | Chris Hoy | Eddie Jones | Kelly Jones | Siya Kolisi | Frank Lampard | Jo Malone | Matthew McConaughey | Ant Middleton | Tracey Neville | Phil Neville | Robin Van Persie | Nims Purja | Mauricio Pochettino | Jonny Wilkinson | Clive Woodward | and many more . . .

  • Published: 9 December 2021
  • ISBN: 9781473596955
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: Audio Download
  • RRP: $30.00

About the authors

Jake Humphrey

Jake Humphrey is one of the UK's best-loved sports presenters. Currently the lead Premier League football presenter on BT Sport, Jake previously spent over a decade at the BBC - covering Formula 1, the FIFA World Cup, the London Olympics and BBC Sports Personality of the Year, as well as becoming the youngest ever presenter of Match of the Day.

Damian Hughes

Damian Hughes is a sports psychologist and visiting professor at Manchester Metropolitan University. An expert on high-performance sporting cultures, Damian's research has been praised by the likes of Sir Richard Branson, Muhammad Ali, Sir Roger Bannister, Tiger Woods, Jonny Wilkinson and Sir Alex Ferguson.

Praise for High Performance

High Performance will help you think clearly, act decisively and keep calm under pressure. If you want to stop making excuses and take responsibility for your life, I recommend you read this book.

ANT MIDDLETON

A fantastic book that will help you think like an Olympic champion - in mind, body and spirit.

DAME KELLY HOLMES

This amazing book will teach you the mindset and habits of champions. High Performance has already impacted some of the best players and coaches across the world, but Jake and Damian's insights are equally valuable to people from any walk of life. I urge you to open this book and open your mind to the lessons within.

FRANK LAMPARD

Teamwork won us the Rugby World Cup, and teamwork can transform your life. In this brilliant book Jake and Damian get to the heart of defining, creating, and inspiring the team around you, so you too can achieve high performance.

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD

This excellent book won't just teach you how to be a high performer. It will show you how to build a high performance culture that spreads beyond your actions into those of the whole team.

TRACEY NEVILLE

A powerful book containing powerful tools to create high-performing cultures.

JAMES TIMPSON

High Performance will help you recognise your inner strength and celebrate your achievements. It's inspiring, exciting and massively motivating.

FEARNE COTTON

This book captures so many different lessons from so many remarkable people. It will help every reader apply these insights to their own lives - so they can become high performers themselves.

ADAM PEATY

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