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How We Can Reach Our Goals

by Heidi Grant Halvorson, PhD Author · Carol S. Dweck, PhD Author of introduction, etc.


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Most of us have no idea why we fail to reach our goals. Now eminent social psychologist Heidi Grant Halvorson shows us how we can finally win by revealing how goals really work—and by showing us how to avoid what typically goes wrong.

Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson offers insights—many surprising—that listeners 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 listeners a new approach to problem solving that will change the way they approach their entire lives.

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Blackstone Publishing
Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC
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Heidi Grant Halvorson, PhD (Author)

Heidi Grant Halvorson, PhD, is a social psychologist, educational consultant, and the recipient of several grants from the National Science Foundation. She is also an expert blogger for Psychology Today and Fast Company. She lives in Easton, Penns...

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Carol S. Dweck, PhD (Author of introduction, etc.)

Dr. Carol S. Dweck is widely regarded as one of the world's leading researchers in the fields of personality, social psychology, and developmental psychology. She has been the William B. Ransford Professor of Psychology at Columbia University and...

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