Succeed by Heidi Grant Halvorson Ph.D.
How We Can Reach Our Goals

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Just in time for New Year's resolutions, learn how to reach your goals-finally-by overcoming the many hurdles that have defeated you before.

Most of us have no idea why we fail to reach our goals. Now Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson, a rising star in the field of social psychology shows us how to overcome the hurdles that have defeated us before.

Dr. Grant Halvorson offers insights-many surprising-that readers can use immediately, including how to:

• Set a goal so that you will persist even in the face of adversity
• Build willpower, which can be strengthened like a muscle
• Avoid the kind of positive thinking that makes people fail

The strategies outlined in this book will not only help everyone reach their own goals but will also prove invaluable to parents, teachers, coaches, and employers. Dr. Grant Halvorson shows readers a new approach to problem solving that will change the way they approach their entire lives.

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About Heidi Grant Halvorson Ph.D.

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Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. is a motivational psychologist and author of Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals (Hudson Street Press, 2011). She is an expert blogger on motivation and leadership for the websites of several leading publications, including Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, and Psychology Today. Her personal blog, The Science of Success, can be found at heidigranthalvorson.com. Follow her on Twitter @hghalvorson.
 
Published December 23, 2010 by Plume. 304 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Self Help. Non-fiction

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Huffington Post

Why have you been so successful in reaching some of your goals, but not others?

Mar 18 2011 | Read Full Review of Succeed: How We Can Reach Our...

Harvard Business Review

Given how busy most of us are, and how many goals we are juggling at once, it’s not surprising that we routinely miss opportunities to act on a goal because we simply fail to notice them.

Feb 25 2011 | Read Full Review of Succeed: How We Can Reach Our...

Harvard Business Review

Studies show that people with a promotion focus (or people considering a promotion product or idea) are more deeply engaged when a product is described in terms of benefits.

Dec 22 2011 | Read Full Review of Succeed: How We Can Reach Our...

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