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How do sportsmen excel, entrepreneurs thrive, or individuals achieve the ambitions? Is their ability to win innate? Or is the winning mindset something we can all develop?In the tradition ofThe Talent Code and The Power of Habit, Campbell draws on the wisdom of an astonishing array of talented people—from elite athletes to media mavens, from rulers of countries to rulers of global business empires.Alastair Campbell has conducted in-depth interviews and uses his own experience in politics and sport to get to the heart of success. He examines how winners tick. He considers how they build great teams. He analyzes how these people deal with unexpected setbacks and new challenges. He judges what the very different worlds of politics, business, and sport can learn from one another. And he sets out a blueprint for winning that we can all follow to achieve our goals.
Alastair Campbell was the press secretary under Tony Blair and was his official spokesman and director of communications from 1994 to 2003. A graduate of Cambridge University, Campbell continued to act as an advisor to Mr. Blair and the Labor Party through the 2005 election campaign. Campbell is the author of The Blair Years. He lives in London.