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 Reading recommendations 

Personal favorites

The little book of talent by Daniel Coyle

Mind gym, An Athlete's guide to inner excellence by Gary Mack and David Casstevens

Decoding greatness by Ron Friedman

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

How to win friends and influence people by Dale Carnegie 

Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer

Performing Under Pressure, the science of doing the best when it matters the most by Hendrie Weisinger and J.P. Pawliw

The rest (all very good)

The champion's mind by Jim Afremow

Breathing for warriors by Belisa Vranich

The confident mind by Nate Zinsser

The growth mindset coach by Annie Brock and Heather Hundley

The talent code by Daniel Coyle

The Confident Mind: A Battle-Tested Guide to Unshakable Performance by Dr. Nate Zinsser

The 7 habits of highly effective people by Stephen Covie

The inner game of tennis by Timothy Gallwey

The tipping point by Malcolm Gladwell

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Performing under pressure by Hendrie Weisinger and JP Pawliw-Fry 

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

The miracle of mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh

Thinking fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman

The eureka factor by John Kounios and Mark Beeman

The new toughness training for sports : Mental Emotional Physical Conditioning from 1 World's Premier Sports Psychologist by James Loehr

Mastery, The keys to success and long-term fulfillment by George Leonard

Don’t shoot the dog! by Karen Pryor

The mental edge by Kenneth Baum

Mastery by George Leonard

10-minute toughness by Jason Selk

Talent is never enough by John C. Maxwell

The success principles by Jack Canfield
Awaken the giant within by Anthony Robbins

Unlimited power by Anthony Robbins 

Success through a positive mental attitude by Napoleon Hill

Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time by Brian Tracy

Be quick, but don't hurry by Andrew Hill with John Wooden

Atomic Habits, an Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear

Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise by Anders Ericsson

The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin

The 80/20 Principle: The Secret to Achieving More with Less by Richard Koch

The long game by Done Clark 

Tiny habits by BJ Fogg

Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nester

The inner game of golf by W. Timmothy Gallwey

Music based books
Cello mind by Hans Jensen

Practice mind by Hans Jensen

Cello by William Pleeth

Ability development from Age Zero by Shinichi Suzuki

Nurtured by love by Shinichi Suzuki

Effortless mastery by Kenny Werner

Other good reads

The monk who sold his Ferrari by Robin Sharma

The greatness guide by Robin Sharma

Blue ocean strategy by Renée Mauborgne and W. Chan Kim

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