The Confident Mind by Nate Zinsser

The Confident Mind by Nate Zinsser

A Battle-Tested Guide to Unshakable Performance

You don’t have to be born confident. You can learn to be confident. Here’s how.

Dr Nate Zinsser works with the cream of the US military to prepare them mentally for leadership and for action. He also trains top sportsmen and women to develop the self-belief essential for world-class performance. Now he shares the tried and tested techniques he has perfected over many years to help anyone who wants to acquire the confidence that will enable them to perform at their very best, whatever the environment, however stressful the situation. In the process he shows how to make positive use of nervousness, what acquiring a ‘success cycle’ involves, and why self-assurance, like all skills, requires constant practice.

Drawing on the latest research, and packed with real-life examples, this is a supremely practical – and inspirational – guide to achieving bullet-proof confidence.

About the author

Dr. Nate Zinsser is an expert in the psychology of human performance who consults to individuals and organizations seeking a competitive edge. Dr Zinsser has been at the forefront of applied sport psychology for over thirty years. He has published scholarly research in The Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, The Canadian Journal of Psychology and in five editions of the widely used textbook, Applied Sport Psychology: Personal Growth to Peak Performance. He helped launch the highly successful magazine Sports Illustrated for Kids by contributing a monthly advice column for five years, and was presented with an American Library Association award for his 1991 children’s book Dear Dr. Psych: A Kid’s Guide to Handling Sports Problems. Dr Zinsser’s latest book, The Confident Mind: A Battle-Tested Guide for Unshakable Performance, will be released in January 2022. This book has been endorsed by two-time Super Bowl Champion and MVP Eli Manning, bestselling authros Jon Krakauer and Steven Pressfield, and US Olympic Bobsled Head Coach Mike Kohn.

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