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Summary

The modern world bombards us with messages that we are not enough and need something outside ourselves to be fulfilled.

The truth is everything we need is already inside us. We just need to uncover it. Based on the ground-breaking mindset training and culture building platform co-founded by Dr. Michael Gervais and NFL coach Pete Carroll, Compete to Create provides a blueprint to unlock your authentic self, explore the edges of your potential, and live a life of purpose and meaning.

In this Audible Original you’ll get an in-depth look at how world-class athletes, artists, and entrepreneurs organize their inner lives to thrive in any environment. Dr. Gervais, who has spent the last two decades as a high performance psychologist, translates his experience in the trenches into actionable skills that you can apply to your everyday life. In each chapter, Coach Carroll shares lessons from his career, insights into building relationship-based teams, and how he helps people find their best.

If you know there is more inside you to discover - more to contribute, more room to grow - Compete to Create gives you the tools you need to embark on a life-changing adventure.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

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the only “Original” part is in the Audible exclusive

I would probably recommend it to someone that is new to personal development, because it is well written and read, but there’s little/no new ideas/content that you can’t find somewhere else.

A decent collection of best practices that could be a good starting point if this is your first book on personal growth, otherwise you might find all already heard somewhere else.

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An addctive read, thought provoking. & actionable

I have just listened straight through and now going to listen and complete the tasks. Very easy to understand and apply

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Breath, Sleep, Train, Eat & Repeat

Thanks Michael & Pete , loved your book and the fact that you shared so many practical examples that we can employ to incorporate your knowledge and experience into our life’s to be the best we choose to be!

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  • Casey M.
  • 09-07-20

Authentic

Everything about this book exudes authenticity, from the thoughtful creation of the work they’ve done with high performance athletes to coach and Michael actually doing the reading for the book instead of hiring it out. Insanely powerful with tactical action steps. If there is any fluff in this book I was so enthralled with consuming the foods I missed it totally. Thank you guys for writing this work and the internal work you had to go through to be able to even do this.

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  • A. Immele
  • 23-07-20

Great addition to Compete to Create course 🔥🔥🔥

I took the online course last year. this book was a great augment to that experience. I redesigned my first personal philosophy after listening to this book. Shared several clips with my colleagues and I am about to gift it to a handful of the people I care most about... where is the 10 star rating?

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  • Cary
  • 16-07-20

TRANSFORMATIVE framework for bringing out one’s BEST!

Will be sharing this one with friends! Applicable insights! The framework and pillars demystify and teach the process of performing at one’s best. Accompanying PDF reinforces learning and reflection. Well Done!!!

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  • Kevin Gustavo López Pérez
  • 18-07-20

I loved it!

I love Gervais work. I really appreciate that we have this tool to be listen every time we need it.

Thanks so much guys!

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  • Jared
  • 16-07-20

Phenomenal!

I’m so glad that Coach Carroll and “Dr. Mike” teamed up for this production. It’s critical if you’re looking to HOLISTICALLY address and raise your own performance, striving towards the upper bound of your potential.

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  • Scot
  • 14-07-20

Learning from the best

The culture and environment that Pete Carroll created at USC and the Seattle Seahawks has proven successful in creating winning teams that care for each other and maximize their potential. This Audible Original covers the philosophies of Coach Carroll and superstar sports psychologist Dr. Michael Gervais as they explain, step by step, the process of competing to be your best self and bringing out the best in those around you. Besides their practical application with winning sports teams and individuals, Coach Carroll and Dr. Gervais have used this same approach in the Performance Science Institute program they created at the Marshall Business School at USC, which teaches students from all majors throughout the campus. Therefore, you will find this book will speak to you even if you have never played a sport or aspired to be a world class athlete.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 22-07-20

Full of practices and approaches to strengthen the foundation to be your best!

I have loved the finding mastery podcast and this book provides a wealth of real approaches, backed by science, to apply to my daily practices and approach to become the best version of myself. Thank you Dr. Gervais and Coach Carroll for your dedication to helping all of us in it to compete!

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  • 18-07-20

Love this book. But can’t find the pdf?

The framework and actionable items are great. I’m
A huge fan. I couldn’t seem to find the PDF that is referenced? Anyway, I will definitely share and recommend this book.

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  • CRDavis
  • 13-07-20

Phenomenal Guidebook for a Fulfilling Life

Don’t miss this book. It lays out in a clear, concise, totally engaging way the path to leading a fulfilling, deeply satisfying life. It is the literal playbook for flourishing and thriving. Incredibly well done.

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  • Ballin'
  • 20-08-20

Fantastic

This book is eye-opening and life-changing and the PDF is amazing! if you are looking to tap into what will make you a high-performing individual this audiobook is really the cream of the crop.

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