In order to rise above this cutthroat environment, people need to consume valuable knowledge that will ultimately help them reach their breakthroughs. Recognized as the World’s No. 1 High Stakes Performance Coach, Tom McCarthy devoted his book, “The Breakthrough Code,” to guiding individuals in business, sports, and life as they strive to reach their greatest potential. Tom’s impressive years in the industry have given him exceptional experience teaching clients like Cisco Systems, Microsoft, Wells Fargo, Salesforce, MetLife, and other high-achievers ways on how to live what he calls “a life without limits.”
With his insightful perspectives about life and success, it’s no wonder his book caught the attention of New York Times #1 Bestselling Author Tony Robbins. Tony even gave a review of Tom’s book, saying, “Tom McCarthy is a masterful breakthrough coach with a gift for helping others see the power in their story. When life doesn’t work out according to your plan, that is actually the plan. Adversity is what allows us to grow, and nobody understands that better than Tom. This book provides the blueprint to crack the code and live a life without limits.”
Tom’s book revolves around 24-year-old Jonathan Bowman, who seems to be living the dream everyone aspires to have: a Stanford graduate with a well-paying job, an amazing apartment and a loving relationship. However, behind the perfect facade, Jonathan was on the brink, afraid that he would end up like his surgeon dad, who overdosed on drugs when he was only ten. During his stay with Mr. Woodberry, he began to learn the secret of a successful life, which Mr. Woodberry calls “The Breakthrough Code.”
In this fascinating fable, renowned performance coach Tom McCarthy walks readers through the same principles he shares with top executives, Olympic athletes, and entrepreneurs that helped them achieve their own breakthroughs, summarizing them in three big ideas.
His first point is to “Focus On Less Than Obsess.” Tom realized that in order to achieve a breakthrough, people channel their focus and power in one specific direction instead of spreading it too thin in multiple directions at once. Hence, he says, breakthroughs happen by focusing on where one could make the biggest impact.
Tom’s second point is to “Upgrade Your Story, Upgrade Your Life.” Believing that an individual’s identity shapes their personality, Tom says that people’s stories should include their life philosophy, talents, strengths, and limitations, and in order to advance, they must build a more complex and upgraded narrative.
To close his case, Tom summarizes his last idea as “Pack Your Day With Effective Actions.” This essentially means to balance achievement with rest to achieve breakthrough results without burning out through what he classifies as recovery actions, such as meditating and sleeping, and achievement actions, such as going to meetings, selling, and writing emails.
Through “The Breakthrough Code, Tom McCarthy has offered individuals from all walks of life a chance to revamp their lives. Learn more about reaching your greatest potential by checking out Tom McCarthy on Instagram, where he shares a series of videos about breakthroughs and living life without limits.
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