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How to Be the Best at Anything & Why It’s Hard to Ask for Help (But Do It Anyway)

How to Be the Best at Anything & Why It’s Hard to Ask for Help (But Do It Anyway)

Update: 2020-03-129
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What makes a good dancer? Some of it is subjective but there is one particular body part that seems to make all the difference. This episode begins with an explanation of the magic of good dancing. http://www.nature.com/articles/srep42435

How do you get to be the best at something? You might think those elite performers are just naturally gifted in some way. However, science says no. Anders Ericsson has been studying what it takes to get to the top of your game for several years and he joins me to discuss the surprising results. Anders is the author of the book Peak: Secrets of the New Science of Expertise. (https://amzn.to/3athIoj)

People disagree over whether vitamin C can do anything for a cold – but there is no disagreement over the benefits vitamin C offers when you are under stress. Listen as I explain what it does and how much you need to take to get the benefits. https://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200304/vitamin-c-stress-buster

You’ve heard your whole life - “If you need help, all you have to do is ask!” Well that turns out to be more true than you probably ever imagined. Wayne Baker has spent a long time researching this. He is a professor of Business Administration & Faculty Director of the Center for Positive Organizations at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. He is also author of the book All You Have to Do is Ask (https://amzn.to/2VMts12) and he joins me to explain the amazing power of asking for what you need. 

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JJ R.

Great job Mike, I love how you shut down the guest, trying to tell people everyone needs a coach to do it the correct way. No some do it differently and do it even better.

Mar 13th
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How to Be the Best at Anything & Why It’s Hard to Ask for Help (But Do It Anyway)

How to Be the Best at Anything & Why It’s Hard to Ask for Help (But Do It Anyway)