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    • Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals

    • By: Heidi Grant Halvorson PhD
    • Narrated by: Heather Henderson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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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.

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    • Effective and intelligent information

    • By CKC on 01-15-11

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Nine Things Successful People Do Differently

    • By: Heidi Grant Halvorson
    • Narrated by: Shannon Parks
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
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    Decades of research on achievement suggests people at the top of their game tend to reach their goals because of what they do - not because of who they are. In this short, provocative, and useful HBR Single, motivational psychologist Heidi Grant Halvorson translates the psychological secrets of these winning human beings for your use.

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    • Excellent Expansion of HBR Blog Post

    • By Douglas C. Bates on 06-22-12

    Regular price: $4.19

    • Stop Making Gratitude All about You

    • By: Heidi Grant Halvorson
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 4 mins
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    You read a lot these days about research showing that practicing gratitude - making a deliberate point of being grateful for the good things in your life - has all sorts of benefits for happiness and well-being. These articles usually end with a call to start a gratitude journal to reap the full benefits of being thankful. There’s nothing wrong with that. But we should keep in mind gratitude’s other, arguably even more important purpose: strengthening our relationships with those we rely on.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Focus

    • Use Different Ways of Seeing the World for Success and Influence
    • By: Heidi Grant Halvorson Ph.D., E. Tory Higgins Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: Karen Saltus
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
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    We all want to experience pleasure and avoid pain. But there are really two kinds of pleasure and pain that motivate everything we do. If you are promotion-focused, you want to advance and avoid missed opportunities. If you are prevention-focused, you want to minimize losses and keep things working. And as Tory Higgins has found in his groundbreaking research, if you understand how people focus, you have the power to motivate yourself and everyone around you.

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    • Pain / Pleasure

    • By David on 02-13-17

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Signs You Might Be a Toxic Colleague

    • By: Heidi Grant Halvorson
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 8 mins
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    No one likes a toxic coworker. Even the most difficult people themselves would probably be the first to agree. "Signs You Might Be a Toxic Colleague" is from hbr.org, published on March 2, 2016.

    Regular price: $3.95