John Eliot (psychologist)

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John Eliot, Ph.D is a professor who teaches Organizational and Performance Psychology, Leadership, and Ethics. Currently at Texas A&M University, he has also held appointments at the University of Virginia, Rice University, SMU's Cox School of Business, and Stanford. His courses are perennial campus favorites.

Eliot is also a bestselling author, with top titles including "Overachievement" and "Help the Helper". Using field research and case studies, he debunks some of the misunderstandings that pop-psychology creates regarding tools such as goal setting and stress management. He advocates that success generally stems from developing sound and consistent philosophies, self-evaluation measures, perspective, confidence, and trust.


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