Index

A

  • Ability:
    • to persevere, 161
    • of self-expression, 74
  • Accelerator moment, 63
  • Accepting feedback, 91
  • Accomplishments, resting on yesterday’s, 59
  • Accountability, 81–82, 86
  • Achilles, 33, 34
  • Activities:
    • as assets vs. liabilities, 5
    • mindless, 137
  • Adaptation, embracing, 124
  • Adrenaline, hangover from, 167
  • Aggregation of marginal gains, 63–65, 64f
  • Army Special Forces, 166
  • Arrogance, 23, 33–36
  • Ascent, 44–45
  • Assertive, being, 72
  • Assets, 5–6
  • Attainable benchmarks, 31–33
  • Authenticity, 82–83, 92

B

  • Backpack:
  • Baggage, 7
  • Balance:
    • in mental state, 23
    • pursuit of, 14
  • Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) School, xviii–xxi, 30, 109–110, 145, 147, 149
  • Becoming Elite!:
    • by being mentally tough, 51
    • by being self-aware, 77–78
    • by choosing warrior mentality, 66
    • by continually improving your situation, 119
    • by guarding your mind, 157
    • by guarding your time, 142
    • by making decisions that produce good results, 132
    • by not making excuses, 20
    • by pursuing mentorship, 106
    • by removing dead weight, 9
    • by surrounding yourself with right people, 93
    • by taking control of your thoughts, 37
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van, 111
  • Behavior, adapting our, 71
  • Being in over our heads, 46–47
  • Benchmarks, 59, 173
  • Bettering yourself, 59–60, 62–65, 64f, 88, 171
  • Boa, Jim, 98–100, 104, 109, 112, 116–117
  • Boredom, 16, 18
  • Boyd, John R., 124
  • Brailsford, Sir Dave, 64
  • Branding yourself, 138
  • Braveheart (film), 31, ...

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