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Clarity: Clear Mind, Better Performance, Bigger Results

Clarity: Clear Mind, Better Performance, Bigger Results

Jamie Smart

ISBN: 978-0-857-08448-4

Mar 2013, Capstone

280 pages

In Stock




We all have so much going on. A million different projects, to-do lists longer than your arm. We all worry about things – money, deadlines.
With all this buzzing around in our heads it’s often a nightmare trying to concentrate on one thing. What if someone could show you how to empty your mind of all the noise? If you could be shown how to
de-clutter your mind and concentrate on one important thing? Well Jamie Smart, state-of-mind specialist, can do just that – with Clarity he will show you how to get real clarity of thought. You’ll learn how to clear your mind and become less stressed and more productive – and as a result, more confident in your abilities.

Clarity will help you to:

• Greatly improve your concentration and ability to think clearly
• Reduce stress levels and increase productivity
• Grow your confidence and self-belief
• Find innovative solutions to problems and make progress on goals and dreams
• Trust your intuition and improve your decision-making
• Build stronger relationships through better communication

Praise for Clarity:

“Thought-provoking, entertaining, and potentially life changing – highly recommended!”
Michael Neill, Radio Show Host and Author of The Inside-Out Revolution: The only thing you need to know to change your life forever

“A powerful, positive book that can help you to achieve more than you ever thought possible, in every area.”
Brian Tracy, Author of Goals and Eat That Frog

“I highly recommend this book to anyone trying to deal with life stressors and find true wisdom and well-being."
Mark Howard, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist,

“Take your time reading this profound book. Jamie Smart is about to blow apart every circumstantial excuse you ever came up with. He’s about to put the steering wheel back in your hands.”
Garret Kramer, Founder of Inner Sports and Author of Stillpower

“The insights you’ll get whilst reading Clarity will resonant in how you manage day to day but, more importantly, provide a framework for refreshing your priorities, goals and drive.”
Peter Lake, Group Business Development Director, JS Group

“The world of leadership, sales and customer engagement has changed radically over the past ten years. People are more savvy, better informed and sick of the same old story. Jamie Smart cuts through the noise of the marketplace and shows you what really works. Profound, practical and instantly applicable; Clarity is essential reading if you want to make your mark in the 21st century.”
Paul Charmatz, Former Managing Director, Camelot

“Jamie, you really hit the bullseye with this brilliant book; it’s a must-read for everyone who wants clarity of mind.”
Joe Stumpf, Founder of By Referral Only and Author of Willing Warrior

“Jamie Smart takes an outdated paradigm of success and turns it on its head. Pull up a chair, get a copy of Clarity and discover how you can experience an exponential increase in clarity and quality of life.”
Rich Litvin, co-author of The Prosperous Coach and Founder of The Confident Woman’s Salon

“Jamie Smart is brilliant! In his book Clarity, he has unlocked an insight into the real-life matrix. Be ready to have your world turned inside-out because, as Jamie so effortlessly demonstrates, this is how it works.”
Richard Enion, Dragon’s Den Winner, and RichEats.TV


Dedication vii

Author’s Note ix

Introduction 1

Part One: The Essential Foundations 11

1 Misunderstanding: The Hidden Trap 13

2 The Power of Insight 25

3 How Perception is Created 35

4 The Power of Principles 47

5 The Psychological Immune System 63

6 Habitual Thought Patterns 75

7 Stress: The Source and the Solution 83

8 The Ultimate Leverage Point 95

Part Two: The Deep Drivers 107

9 Innate Clarity and Peace of Mind 109

10 Creativity and Disruptive Innovation 117

11 Authenticity: Your True Identity 125

12 Intuition: Navigating by Wisdom 135

13 Toxic Goals and Authentic Desires 143

14 The Power of Presence 153

15 Resilience 163

16 Connection and Relationships 173

Part Three: The Way Forward 183

17 There’s Only One Problem 185

18 Penicillin for the Mind 193

19 Do Nothing 203

20 The Leadership Delusion 213

21 Living a Life You Love 227

22 Capitalizing on Chaos, Complexity and Uncertainty 237

23 The Art of Sustainable Change 247

24 Inspired Action 257

List of Distinctions 260

Acknowledgments 261

Innate Thinking 263

About Jamie Smart 266

Index 268

“Talk about blow the blinkin’ doors off. This book goes way beyond the boardroom right into your head to make sure your brilliance starts from within” (Admap, June 2016)