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Read Heidi Grant Halvorson's blogs and other content on the Penguin Community. 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: a€c Set a goal so that you will persist even in the face of adversity a€c Build willpower, which can be strengthened like a muscle a€c 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. Watch a Videomake. Instead of saying: Dona#39;t worry about failing your chemistry exam, Jane. Youa#39;re just not a a€œsciencea€ persona€”but look at how great you are at writing! ... Leta#39;s talk about how much time youa#39;re devoting to chemistry, and the methods you a#39;re using to study, to see how you can improve your performance next time. ... As wellmeaning as this kind of feedback is, you should go out of your way to avoid it. Firstanbsp;...

Author:Heidi Grant Halvorson Ph.D.
Publisher:Penguin - 2010-12-23


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