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Focus on what you can change.

Ignore the rest. 

The definitive guide to high performance. 

There's no shortage of advice about how to perform better at work.


The problem is knowing which advice is actually proven to work - and how you can apply it to get the best results.

This book’s clear messages — about what to do and what not to do — make it a must-read for anyone who wants to perform better at work, regardless of level or age.  

Melanie Steinbach

Vice President and Chief Talent Officer

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Use the most conclusive science and practical advice to boost your performance today.

Each chapter is research-based, practical, and filled with powerful resources including:

  • Self-Assessments

  • Tools

  • Templates

  • Guidelines

  • Case Studies

The 8 Steps of High Performance

Science shows that you completely control 50 percent of your work performance - 8 Steps tells you how to optimize that 50%.

The other 50%? You can’t control it so don’t waste your time.

Set Big Goals
Behave to Perform
Grow Yourself Faster
Maximize Fit
Fake It
Commit Your Body
Avoid Distractions

Meet the Author

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Marc Effron​

President | Talent Strategy Group

Co-FounderTalent Management Institute


Author 8 Steps to High Performance, One Page Talent Management 

Marc helps the world's biggest brands and most successful companies elevate the quality and impact of their talent. He leads transformational projects globally in industries ranging from pharmaceuticals to consumer products to technology and has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Influencers in HR. 

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