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Episode 2: Terminal Consequences

There are certain professions where when things go wrong, they go REALLY wrong. When you have a bad day as an astronaut, pilot or firefighter, you don’t get do overs. They live in a world of terminal consequences, so they prepare and are coached in very specific ways to make…

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Episode 1: The Potato King of Mars

What can Matt Damon stranded on Mars teach us about performance? One of the greatest predictors of high performance is the continuous presence of managed competition. No matter what the field or domain, it is human nature for us to relax and enjoy the spoils of our accomplishments if there…

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