When Faster Harder Smarter Is Not Enough

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McGraw Hill Professional, Oct 1, 2002 - 258 pages
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"When Faster-Harder-Smarter Is Not Enough "draws upon Dr. Kathryn Cramer's quarter century of research into how people thrive under pressure. She explains that the real keys to professional and personal success in today's rapid-fire world are found in readers' deep, untapped reservoirs of creativity and intuition and describes a revolutionary six-step approach to tapping into those latent powers and turning stress into success.

  

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Contents

INTRODUCTION Richer Deeper Wiser
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STEP ONE Take Your Blinders Off
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STEP TWO Be Outrageously Optimistic
75
STEP THREE Make the Future Happen Inside You
115
STEP FOUR Get Others on Board
155
STEP FIVE Stack the Odds in Your Favor
201
STEP SIX Celebrate Every Victory Large and Small
247
Bibliography
265
INDEX
271
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
278
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Page 266 - To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to...
Page 266 - To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived; This is to have succeeded.
Page 92 - I wanted you to see something about her — I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what.
Page 29 - The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives
Page 158 - I found that the more I worked -with them the bigger and bigger [they] got, and when I was really working with them I wasn't outside, I -was down there. I -was part of the system. I was right down there with them, and everything got big.
Page 158 - As you look at these things, they become part of you. And you forget yourself.
Page 120 - A vision without a task is but a dream, a task without a vision is drudgery, a vision and a task is the hope of the world.
Page 12 - Composing a life involves a continual reimagining of the future and reinterpretation of the past to give meaning to the present.
Page 118 - The words or the language, as they are written or spoken, do not seem to play any role in my mechanism of thought. The psychical entities which seem to serve as elements in thought are certain signs and more or less clear images which can be 'voluntarily
Page 249 - The important thing is this: To be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.

About the author (2002)

Kathryn D. Cramer, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and founder of The Cramer Institute, a consulting firm that offers customized change management, leadership development and coaching processes, keynote addresses, and signature programs. Clients include MasterCard, The United States Air Force, DuPont, Bank of America, and many major hospitals and associations. Visit Dr. Cramer on the web at www.fasterhardersmarter.com or www.cramerinstitute.com.

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