* Perfect for all those looking to develop their capabilities in business, sports and management.; * Techniques are enhanced by gripping stories from Floyd's time in the SAS that bring the principles to life.; * Floyd works as an international consultant in sports and business; his techniques transcend cultural differences and can be applied in any situation.; * Includes exercises, checklists and questionnaires alongside stories and practical advice.; * The follow-up to the successful Elite!, published by Elliott & Thompson in 2012.
Contents; Introduction vii; Chapter 1: Finding our Super North Star 1; Chapter 2: Establishing our starting point 25; Chapter 3: Our Ethos 41; Chapter 4: The Strategist 63; Chapter 5: The Warrior 97; Chapter 6: Our Compass for Life in action 133; Chapter 7: Working as a team 165; Conclusion 195; Acknowledgements 201; Bibliography and Further Reading 205; Index 207
Floyd Woodrow MBE DCM is the chairman and CEO of Chrysalis Worldwide, the world s leading values-based performance organization. He coaches international sporting teams, leading banks and financial institutions, governments, police forces, emergency services and international corporations on all aspects of elite performance and leadership. He is coauthor of "Elite!: The Secret to Exceptional Leadership and Performance."
'Floyd Woodrow delivers a masterclass in turning strategy into action, purpose into everyday practice. This is a field manual for achieving sustained high performance and a life well led. Inspiring' -- James Kerr, author of Legacy; 'I have had the pleasure of working with Floyd for many years, watching him develop elite athletes and teams. Floyd demands the highest levels of attainment but this is underpinned by never losing sight of developing the person to be the best they can be. His simple but extremely effective philosophy is perfectly captured in this throughly engaging book. I have no hesitation in recommending it to you as a guide to elite performance' -- Simon Timson, Director of Performance UK Sport; 'Floyd's metaphorical compass delivers us a how-to, no-limits approach to realising our untapped and unlimited potential. This is also a book about dreams. Discovering our dreams, capturing our dreams, and thus finding joy. A magical, sparkling and pragmatic book.' -- Dr Emma J. Huxter; 'Skilful and engaging ... Floyd Woodrow presents us with clear and practical advice on dealing with tough questions so often left unanswered' -- Eric Coutts, CEO of Edmond de Rothschild (UK) Ltd