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5 Books On How to Deal With a Competitive World

    Finding ways on how to beat the competition? Explore the books mentioned below. These books will change your mindset and help you build a positive approach towards success and well-being.


    1. The Competitive Edge: How to Win Every Time You Compete - by Jeffrey Brown

    At work, in sports, and in everyday life, you're constantly surrounded by the pressures of competition. In ‘The Competitive Edge’, celebrated sports psychologist Dr. Jeffrey Brown offers principles to help you move towards victory. Be it sports, business—or competing within yourself to achieve personal goals—the book helps you be a winner in every area of your life.

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    2. The Competitive Buddha: How to Up Your Game in Sports, Leadership, and Life – by Jerry Lynch

    ‘The Competitive Buddha’ is about mastery, leadership, and spirituality. Learn what you need to keep, what you need to discard, and what you need to add to your mental, emotional, and spiritual skill set as an athlete, coach, leader, parent, CEO, or any other performer in life. 

    The book teaches:

    • Leadership skills
    • How to use Buddhism as an approach to competition
    • How to approach different stages of life

    Simple and easy to understand, the book helps you navigate this competitive life seamlessly.

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    3. You Can - by George Matthew Adams

    If you are looking for ways to push forward in life, this book is for you. George Matthew Adams talks about things that need to be done to pave your way to a fulfilling, successful life—such as sitting for an hour in silence to shape your creative vision, going the extra mile in serving others, letting your character rule your work, studying your mistakes, learning to use time effectively, and many more. This powerful guide not only imparts wisdom but also brings a positive shift in your mindset, in order to improve your life. In all, it encourages you to accomplish your goals, helps you win over obstacles, and prompts you to succeed in life.

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    4. Winning the Right Game: How to Disrupt, Defend, and Deliver in a Changing World - by Ron Adner

    In times of radical change, the ability to reinvent yourself to a position of strength is the key to staying relevant.  ‘Winning the Right Game’ introduces the concepts, tools, and frameworks necessary to confront the threat in this evolving competitive landscape. It offers a new way of thinking and illustrates breakthrough ideas with compelling cases. The book provides critical insights on how to determine what the emerging competitive environment will likely hold and how to prosper in it.

    Detailed and easy on words, this book forces you to discover your own strengths.

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    5. Competing for the Future – by C. K. Prahalad and Gary Hamel

    In this book, the authors offer a coherent model on how today's generation can identify and accomplish, no less than heroic goals in tomorrow's marketplace. This master guide illustrates how to ease the tension between competing today and clearing a path toward leadership in the future. You will find out exactly where to start, what to do, and how to follow up each action you take with more mindfulness.

    The book teaches you how to:

    • Dominate your competition and become a role model for success
    • Use fear as fuel to move ahead
    • Get everything you want, and never settle for less
    • Create unprecedented levels of happiness and satisfaction in every area of your life

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    All the above books are worth a read. Impactful and attention-grabbing, they will teach you how to survive and compete in today’s uncertain times.

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