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Publisher's Summary

From best-selling author Bob Rotella, America's preeminent sports psychologist, a groundbreaking guide to success in all aspects of life - not just sports - from business to relationships to personal challenges of every variety.

Acclaimed sports psychologist Bob Rotella has advised everyone from professional golfers to NBA superstars to business executives on how to flourish under pressure and overcome challenges. Now, for the first time, he's distilled his decades of in-depth research and practical experience into a potential-unlocking guide for everyone.

This exciting audiobook is not a collection of Rotella's theories; it consists of performance principles that have proven themselves in countless competitive situations, in arenas from which only the strongest minds emerge triumphant. It's a book full of insights that you can learn and use the next morning - in the office, the classroom, or wherever your quest takes you - told not in abstractions, but through case studies and stories drawn from Rotella's years teaching sports psychology, counseling athletes, and consulting for Fortune 500 companies. It explores how to keep the mind from holding you back, whatever your physical gifts or other talents. It's about how to make a commitment, how to persevere, how to deal with failure - and how to train your mind to create a self-image that promotes confidence and accomplishment.

Any successful life starts with how you see yourself. And with these pearls of wisdom from the nation's preeminent sports psychologist, you can learn to achieve the success of your dreams.

©2015 Bob Rotella (P)2015 Simon & Schuster

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recommended for anyone

sports related or not this book carries a lot of similarities to life and provides the mindset to over come any obstacle. awesome.

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Better than I was hoping for

I wanted a book to help with mindset and this did so much more. Loved it. I recommend to anyone pursuing excellence.

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Only for golfers

I talks only about golf, witch i found a little boring, there are bettering books for multiple sports

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Absolutely loved it !

I can't say enough about this book and the author. Life changing would probably sum it up! Just finished it and I'm getting ready to listen from the beginning again!! I will be referring to this book over and over again in my life. I cannot wait to tell the world about it!!!

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Bright Sunshiney Day

I can see clearly now the the fog, confusion, doubt is gone!! Definitely has made me stronger mentally!

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Great book, presented well

I listen to a lot of books and watch interviews and listen to podcasts. This book is full of great pieces you may have heard before. But the author does a great job at presenting them in his own unique way.

I was lead here by Chasing Excellence by Ben Bergeron. Another great book.

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love it every time

i learn and relearn the lessons of self leadership every time i listen to this book.

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Exceptional people

This story is a wonderful "pep talk" helping everyone achieve their potential and greatness and to find and nurture the exceptional person inside them. Although I don't play golf I really enjoyed the book and the stories and the way it has been narrated by the author.

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Must read for any competitive golfer.

A great starter or boost for anyone looking for a smarter approach to lower scores.

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Amazing book with great concepts

If anyone says this book is "just for golfers or athletes" they honestly missed the whole point of it. I loved this book and will definitely reread it in the near future.

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  • MuffinMan
  • 05-25-17

Thinking and success through my passion - golf!

great book, a topic dear to my passion and work. so many parallels with what we do for business at Thinking Focus. Thanks Bob!

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  • styles
  • 11-09-16

Useful for golf and life

As with all Dr Bobs books, there is fantastic information in "How Champions think"

Dr Bob has a relaxed style of reading and gets his message across in an unhurried manner.

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  • Mr C O'Reilly
  • 10-16-16

Just Brilliant!

Practical, impactful, just plain great!

I've already recommended this to everyone I can!

Looking forward to listening to it again.

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  • Adrian Mansfield
  • 01-15-16

Great book for golfers, business or sport

Would you consider the audio edition of How Champions Think to be better than the print version?

Listene to this book pretty much all the way through in a couple of sittings and loved it. Clear delivery backed up by evidence and inside stories from the people Dr Bob works with makes this a clear and easy listen that can be put into practice.

I have been back and listened again a couple of times since and I keep picking up new areas to work on.

What did you like best about this story?

The clear delivery and easy to follow ideas

What does Bob Rotella bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

His own knowledge and background

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

No

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  • Kurt
  • 01-12-18

Brilliant!

Super listen for any athlete, performer or coaches out there.

Although the principles are strongly linked to golf he gives great examples to relate to other sports and life in general.

Highly recommended!

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  • Mohammed Jarad
  • 11-16-17

Perfect for aspiring athletes.

Great insight with very relevant stories and philosophies that can be applied to almost all sports or walks of life. It is about excellence and truly has shifted my mindset and thought processes on what makes a true champion in my respective sport, professional soccer.

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  • James Boyd
  • 07-25-17

His best audio

Listened to a few audios by Bob Rotella and have enjoyed them all. This however is probably my favourite. It's not just for sports fans and is just as relevant to everyday life. TRUST THE PROCESS

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  • TA
  • 03-01-17

feel very empowered

great listen and really helped my focus on doing the right things and has certainly helped my Golf game improve

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  • paul
  • 12-31-16

Brilliant

Bob never fails, great read for sports and business minds. Will read again and again.

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  • Mathew
  • 11-29-15

fantasic book

will give you a understanding of how to be be the best at what you do and what steps you need to take to become a champion.

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  • Bren
  • 03-03-17

New perspective on the mental side <br />

Fantastic book. Offers great insight to not only how some of the most elite athletes operate. But how the everyone day person can elevate their performance in what ever area

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  • jerome mingi
  • 11-12-16

oractical

love listening to it. practical. easy to comprehend. many examples. great work. fantastic when it comes to application at work.

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  • Graeme
  • 08-25-16

MUST HAVE

This is absolutly essential with your sporting endevours, especically in Golf (golf focused but applies to all sports). If you're a young person making your way into life an absolute must. Really works on explaining about the process to succeed and not replying on a certain result, the result will take care of itself

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  • Daniel
  • 07-02-16

Awesome!

I'm an elite athlete of 10 years training age and this was totally awesome! Instant performance results. It's golf heavy, so I just adapted to my own sport when necessary. Very informative and the best phycology book I've ever read outside Uni. Fully worth it. Read it 3 times already.