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Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals Audiobook
Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals
Written by: 
Heidi Grant Halvorson
Narrated by: 
Heather Henderson
Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals Audiobook

Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals

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Publisher's Summary

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 that listeners can use immediately, including how to set goals so that they will persist no matter what; build willpower, which can be strengthened like a muscle; and 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.

©2010 Heidi Grant Halvorson; foreword 2010 by Carol S. Dweck (P)2010 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

“If you have goals, then you should read this book. If you manage others or are in a position to help others achieve their goals, then you have to read this book!” (Peter Bregman, CEO of Bregman Partners)

“Succeed succeeds big time!...If you want to bolster your level of success and in general lead a happier life, this book is for you!” (Dr. Edward Hallowell, psychiatrist and best-selling author)

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    Ed Burlington, ON, Canada 07-02-12
    Ed Burlington, ON, Canada 07-02-12 Member Since 2012

    Praying for a Real Zombie Apocalypse

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    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    I've read a lot of these type books and like others its mostly common sense so I would not recommend to a friend unless this was the first book of this type they had ever read.


    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Bobby Kenmore, WA, United States 01-08-11
    Bobby Kenmore, WA, United States 01-08-11 Member Since 2014
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    "Love it!"

    Heidi has packed this books with research to back what a lot of spritual practices and leadership principles propose. It helps to have science for our left-brain dominated world! Thank you Heidi for this solid work!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    e 01-27-11
    e 01-27-11
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    "Now That Is a Good Investment In Research"

    This is truly enlightening. This lines up with what I have learned in the bible. Great Book.

    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Jeff Currey 07-19-16
    Jeff Currey 07-19-16 Member Since 2008
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    "Better than Good"

    I can't believe how much info this book packs on goals, motivation to even giving others feedback. May be the best book on goals I have ever read. Narrator is outstanding too!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    jm VA 01-26-16
    jm VA 01-26-16

    otherwise

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    "Good info, obvious bias"
    What did you love best about Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals?

    The book contains thought-inspiring information. I have picked up a few insights to myself and those around me.


    If you’ve listened to books by Heidi Grant Halvorson before, how does this one compare?

    N/A


    Did the narration match the pace of the story?

    Yes, she owns the story. You easily believe you are listening to the author.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    No laugh, no cry, just need to ignore the overt bias. Names chosen for the examples, titles chosen for examples that are not named, less than subtle choices are made by the author.


    Any additional comments?

    This book requires that you accept things at face value. A critical thinker prefers more supporting evidence but if you just roll with it, the information is good and you will learn something.

    The personal anecdotes add little to the content. Fortunately they are few in the book.

    On the plus side, this s a hybrid delivery - you believe you are listening to a clinical explanation but it is delivered in a friendly, "just listening to my aunt" way.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Tim Albuquerque, NM United States 09-15-15
    Tim Albuquerque, NM United States 09-15-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Decent content, poor narration"

    The book has interesting research-based insights to share. Unfortunately, the narrator's tone and delivery were robotic. I found it difficult to stay focused.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Karuna 03-21-13
    Karuna 03-21-13 Member Since 2016
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    "very professorial, not very motivational"
    Any additional comments?

    I spend my working day analyzing double bind behavioral studies, and it's the last thing I want to listen to during my free time. I seek out audiobooks to motivate and inspire me, and that's it. Scientific backing isn't that important when it comes to finding new ways of 'pepping me up'. This audiobook was like overhearing a prof teaching an Intro to Social Psychology class. Interesting, but nothing that made me want to get into action or think about life differently.

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Jim Calgary, AB, Canada 06-26-12
    Jim Calgary, AB, Canada 06-26-12
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    "Enjoy the book but do not like Audible.com"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals to be better than the print version?

    Don't know have not read the print version


    What other book might you compare Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals to and why?

    Goals by Brian Tracy


    Any additional comments?

    I really don't like the way Audible.com works. I find it too cumbersome to work with

    1 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 07-26-12
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    "Don't Bother!"

    This book is nothing like they say. You might as well say this brainwashing tool.

    0 of 7 people found this review helpful

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