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  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Portfolio Penguin; 01 edition (8 Jun. 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0241310520
  • ISBN-13: 978-0241310526
  • Product Dimensions: 15.3 x 1.9 x 23.4 cm
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A fascinating read (Charles Duhigg author of The Power of Habit)

McGinn's strategies can create a winning pre-game routine for anyone (Arianna Huffington co-founder of Huffington Post)

Psyched Up is an essential user's guide for ensuring you'll be your best when you take centre stage (Katie Couric journalist and author of The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives)

I can't think of another book that's as helpful as this, whether you're shooting a free throw, taking a big test, giving a toast or on one knee proposing. Read Psyched Up before your next big moment (Matt Mullenweg creator of WordPress and CEO of Automatic)

This book is a gift for entrepreneurs or anyone else who pitches ideas for a living (Brad Feld venture capitalist and co-founder of Techstars)

Psyched Up provides a wonderful overview of the science and practicalities of how to perform well when it matters most (Gretchen Reynolds New York Times fitness columnist and author of The First 20 Minutes)

A wonderful pleasure to read, Psyched Up is an expertly crafted investigation into the vibrating heart of peak performance (Po Bronson author of Top Dog and Nurtureshock)

Psyched Up offers compelling, entertaining and well-researched advice on how to prepare for stressful situations (Tony Hsieh CEO of Zappos.com and author of Delivering Happiness)

Daniel McGinn's Psyched Up offers that perfect combination of informative, applicable advice and page-turningly good entertainment' (Keith Ferrazzi author of Who's Got Your Back and Never Eat Alone)

About the Author

DANIEL McGINN is a senior editor at Harvard Business Review where he edits the IdeaWatch and How I Did It sections. He is the host of Dear HBR, an advice podcast for workplace dilemmas and the author of two books.

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