Chapter 5

What the Ten Percenters Get So Right

The ten percenters: among the high performers we interviewed, the subset who are best in class at not only managing their microstress but also living rich, multidimensional lives through small moments of authentic connection with others


  • Negative interactions always have disproportionately large impact on our well-being. Eliminating even just two or three microstresses in your life can make a significant difference.
  • The ten percenters do three things well that the rest of us can learn ...

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