Thrive under Pressure!
Nobody knows pressure like a major league baseball pitcher—an entire game can rest on a single pitch. For years, Rick Peterson has helped some of baseball’s finest excel in this kind of intense situation. In Crunch Time, he and leadership expert Judd Hoekstra share Rick’s secret. It’s called reframing—it enables you to see a pressure situation with a new perspective so that it shifts from a threat that can make you panic to an opportunity for you to shine. Rick and Judd offer six powerful reframing strategies, with fascinating behind-the-scenes examples from Rick’s work with some of the top names in sports. Learn how elite athletes perform their best under pressure and how you too can perform and be your best when it matters most.
Rick Peterson has coached some of baseball’s best pitchers in the past twenty years, including Cy Young Award winners and Hall of Famers. He was the Oakland Athletic’s pitching coach during the famed MONEYBALL era and has served as a coach with the New York Mets, Chicago White Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates and Milwaukee Brewers. He is currently director of scouting development with the Baltimore Orioles. He holds a combined degree in psychology and art.