High Performance

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What to expect

Brought to you by Penguin.

This audiobook contains an exclusive Q&A with Jake and Damian, answering questions posed by listeners of the High Performance Podcast.

If you want to stop making excuses and take responsibility for your life, I recommend you read this book.’ ANT MIDDLETON

How do Olympic medal-winning athletes turbo-charge their motivation?
How do multi-millionaire founders develop the habits of champions?
And how do Premier League football coaches lead their teams to victory?

High Performance reveals the methods the world’s most remarkable athletes, coaches and entrepreneurs use to excel.

From taking responsibility for your situation to finding your ‘trademark behaviours’, thinking flexibly to crafting a high performance culture, Jake Humphrey and Professor Damian Hughes identify the eight crucial steps to becoming the best ‘you’ possible.

Along the way, they draw on cutting-edge research to explain why these methods work – and how we can all use them. Anyone can learn the secrets of high performance.

Drawing on conversations with… Dina Asher-Smith | Steven Bartlett | Tom Daley | Steven Gerrard | Evelyn Glennie | Kelly Holmes | Chris Hoy | Eddie Jones | Siya Kolisi | Frank Lampard | Jo Malone | Matthew McConaughey | Ant Middleton | Tracey Neville | Robin Van Persie | Mauricio Pochettino | Gareth Southgate | Holly Tucker | Jonny Wilkinson | Clive Woodward | Toto Wolff and many more…

High Performance will help you recognise your inner strength and celebrate your achievements. It’s inspiring, exciting and massively motivating.’ FEARNE COTTON

‘Captures so many different lessons from so many remarkable people.’ ADAM PEATY

‘Jake Humphrey has interviewed some of the most iconic individuals around. He has a wealth of wisdom to share.’ VEX KING, author of Good Vibes, Good Life

From the creators of the chart-topping High Performance podcast

© Damien Hughes, Jake Humphrey 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021

Critics Review

  • High Performance will help you think clearly, act decisively and keep calm under pressure. If you want to stop making excuses and take responsibility for your life, I recommend you read this book.

    ANT MIDDLETON
  • This book captures so many different lessons from so many remarkable people. It will help every reader apply these insights to their own lives – so they can become high performers themselves.

    ADAM PEATY
  • High Performance will help you recognise your inner strength and celebrate your achievements. It’s inspiring, exciting and massively motivating.

    FEARNE COTTON
  • This amazing book will teach you the mindset and habits of champions. High Performance has already impacted some of the best players and coaches across the world, but Jake and Damian’s insights are equally valuable to people from any walk of life. I urge you to open this book and open your mind to the lessons within.

    FRANK LAMPARD
  • A fantastic book that will help you think like an Olympic champion – in mind, body and spirit.

    DAME KELLY HOLMES

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