Stronger: Develop The Resilience You Need To Succeed by George S. Everly Jr.Stronger: Develop The Resilience You Need To Succeed by George S. Everly Jr.

Stronger: Develop The Resilience You Need To Succeed

byGeorge S. Everly Jr., Douglas A. Strouse, Dennis K. Mccormack

Hardcover | August 15, 2015

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Professional athletes, surgeons, first responders-all perform remarkable feats in the face of intense stress. Why do they thrive under pressure, while others succumb? What separates the two is attitude. Resilient people meet adversity head-on and bounce back from setbacks. They seem to naturally exude an inner strength-but studies show that resilience is something that anyone can build. Analyzing the heroic exploits of U.S. Navy SEALs and others who succeed against all odds, Stronger identifies five factors that combine to unlock deep reserves of personal power: Active optimism-believe that you can change things for the better * Decisive action-you can't succeed if you don't take the leap * Moral compass-face any challenge with clear guiding principles * Relentless tenacity-try, try again * Interpersonal support-gain strength from those around you Drawing on the unique perspective of a standout team of authors (a stress management expert, a skilled entrepreneur, and a Navy SEAL), Stronger explores the science behind resilience and explains how you can develop this vital trait for yourself. Whatever your profession, today's demanding world calls for a special kind of strength. This revealing book holds the key.
GEORGE S. EVERLY JR., PH.D., is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Professor of Psychology at Loyola University Maryland. One of the fathers of modern stress management, he has consulted with FEMA, ATF, and the FBI National Academy.DOUGLAS A. STROUSE, PH.D., is f...
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Title:Stronger: Develop The Resilience You Need To SucceedFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.91 inPublished:August 15, 2015Publisher:AmacomLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0814436048

ISBN - 13:9780814436042

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'These experts on the subject of human behavior and resilience outline five key factors of personal resilience.every aspiring entrepreneur should understand and develop before initiating a startup.' - Forbes 'I highly recommend this book as the information and lessons contained within will benefit readers in their pursuit of any endeavor, financial or otherwise.' - RetirementSavvy 'powerful book that will help you not only understand resilience but learn how to build it for yourself.' - Skip Prichard, Leadership Insights ' getAbstract recommends the authors' inspirational message to those who want to reduce their stress and build their satisfaction with life by increasing their resilience.' - getAbstract 'includes countless real-life examples of this kind of behavior in action, so that you, too, can become the kind of person who makes the rest of us look bad.' - Accounting Today "Stronger is full of insightful lessons and a handful of homework and self-assessments that will help you to unleash your inner resilience to succeed in life." - Rewire Me "If you want to build the psychological body armor to achieve personal resilience, then the new book, Stronger, is a must-read for you.' - Eric Jacobson on Leadership 'Those embarking on a journey that involves entrepreneurship will find a lifeline to help keep them afloat. It's an energizing book.' - January Magazine 'for anyone who wants to try to develop the skills and tools to navigate the new employment world with a renewed sense of self determination and hope.' - Book Pleasures 'Whatever your profession, today's demanding world calls for a special kind of strength. This revealing book holds the key.' - BookSpin '... captures the factors behind the resilience of Navy SEALS (and other survivors) to help readers develop and thrive with superhuman resilience when the average self-help book just won't do.' - Small Business Trends "great read. The authors give you homework, including self-assessments and how-to prescriptions which enable you to think about what you just read and apply it to your own situation." - Web.com 'a very valuable tool for dealing with our fast-paced world.' - Retailing Insight 'Stronger is an excellent book for anyone looking for advice on how to strengthen their character to meet the demands of a busy lifestyle." - Examiner.com "