John Eliot, Ph.D.

Professor of management & performance psychology

Dr. John Eliot helps leaders achieve extraordinary levels of performance with a combination of inspiration, education and scientific tools for performance enhancement. John’s newest book is Help the Helper: Building a Culture of Extreme Teamwork. His previous book, Overachievement: The New Science of Working Less to Accomplish More, combines the latest research in cognitive neuroscience with his own leading-edge work with high performance leaders, from executives at Merrill Lynch and top surgeons at the Texas Medical Center to artists at the nation’s leading Shepherd School of Music.
An award-winning athlete himself, Dr. John Eliot teaches performance psychology, sociology and ethics at several universities, including the University of Houston and Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business. Dr. Eliot is currently serving as a consultant for the Stanford Medical Center and the Stanford Athletic Department.