The Melting Point of the title refers to a critical psychological threshold that all of us face when under massive stress and pressure the point at which we cannot control our thinking, emotions, and behaviors in an impactful way anymore. We start to internally derail, show dysfunctional behaviors, and perhaps even walk away.
Dr. Marcolli discusses how leaders can achieve sustainable top performance by raising their Melting Point so they can successfully handle the enormous pressures of today’s demanding commercial environment. This, in turn, enables them to maintain a winning edge in their career, lead their team effectively, and deliver tangible long-term benefits to their organization, especially in highly competitive times. Dr. Marcolli was himself an elite athlete (a professional soccer player) before studying performance psychology and then successfully coaching several athletes including Roger Federer, top teams, and senior business leaders.
The book contains unique valuable first-hand insights from top performers in the worlds of sports, high performance coaching, and, especially, from business, with Dr. Marcolli drawing upon numerous in-depth interviews with senior corporate leaders.
Dr. Christian Marcolli is a world-class expert on sustainable high performance, coaching business leaders, market-leading brands and elite athletes all around the world to achieve outstanding results. His clients are the global market leaders of today – and tomorrow.
He is the founder and owner of Marcolli Executive Excellence, a specialized management consulting firm focused on fostering personal leadership excellence, driving team effectiveness and creating organizational health. Since 1997, Christian has successfully helped individuals, teams and entire organizations around the globe to accomplish peak performance, resulting in incomparable long-term, sustainable success. He works with hundreds of clients each year, utilizing pioneering strategies and cutting-edge research.
In parallel, Christian is a performance coach to some of the world’s finest athletes and teams. This elite roster includes tennis stars, Olympic gold medal winners and world champions. Christian’s passion for optimal performance is reflected in his writing, speaking and consulting. He is the author of two books: Teach Me Patience – NOW! and Equip Yourself To Be a Business Champion.
Prior to founding Marcolli Executive Excellence, Christian was an elite athlete, playing soccer professionally for several years. In 2000, he was awarded the title of “International Certified Mental Training Consultant” by the International Society for Mental Training and Excellence and the International Coaching School of Canada.
Christian lives with his wife and his two sons in Switzerland.