Peter Bregman, author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller 18 Minutes, offers strategies to replace energy-wasting, counter-productive habits that commonly derail us with truly effective ones.
The things we want most—peace of mind, fulfilling relationships, to do well at work—are surprisingly straightforward to realize. But too often our best efforts to attain them are built on destructive habits that sabotage us. In Four Seconds, Peter Bregman shows us how to replace negative patterns with energy boosting and productive behaviors. To thrive in our fast-paced world all it takes is to pause for as few as four seconds—the length of a deep breath—allowing us to make intentional and tactical choices that lead to better outcomes. Four Seconds reveals:
Practical and insightful, Four Seconds provides simple solutions to create the results you want without the stress.
Transform Your Personal and Work Life by Changing the Way You Think
Running out of time? Feeling misunderstood? Stuck in a rut? Do you feel like you are not getting enough of what you truly want? You are not alone. The pressure to succeed at work and in our personal lives is stronger today than ever.
Sebastian Bailey and Octavius Black believe that to thrive in our busy world, your mind needs to work at its full potential. But unless you train it, your mind stays on autopilot, stuck in unhealthy thought patterns that lead to self-sabotaging habits and behaviors—like unwittingly talking in ways that damage your relationships or working in unproductive ways. Just as you exercise your body to stay in shape, you have to exercise your mind to get the most out of it.
Motivated to help people change their mental default settings, Bailey and Black cofounded Mind Gym, the world's fastest-growing human performance business. Since then, Mind Gym has changed the way over one million people choose to think through mental workouts delivered at companies such as Google, Microsoft, BuzzFeed, MetLife, and PepsiCo. In this hands-on book, Bailey and Black present the best of these workouts, helping you tackle the most common challenges at work and home:How to win people around to your point of view How to repair broken relationships How to get more done and have spare time How to adopt a positive mindset How to solve problems that once seemed intractable How to be less stressed and have more energy
Brimming with insight, proven to work, and immensely practical, Mind Gym is the essential fitness program of the mind that will help you be your best every day and manifest your highest potential.