The Weekend Read – 9 Things Successful People Do Differently by Heidi Grant Halvorsen

Whether it’s the time of year or the time of life but I am becoming increasingly tired of B***S**T, whether it comes from politicians, media people, sportsmen or the proliferation of dental “experts” feeding on the fear initiated by those from the acronym farms CQC, GDC, etc. More and more I am reflecting on the advice given to me by Roy Higson in Bolton more than 25 years ago “K.I.S.S.” – “Keep It Simple Stupid” or as Einstein said “Everything Should Be Kept As Simple As Possible But No Simpler.”

41igIe-RDxL._SL210_For the summer days a short book by Heidi Grant Halvorsen.

Dr Halvorsen is a motivational psychologist and researcher. She writes about the scientifically-tested strategies we can use to be more effective reaching our goals at work and in our personal lives. The author of Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals (Hudson Street Press). She is also the co-editor of the academic handbook, “The Psychology of Goals,” a regular contributor to the BBC World Service’s “Business Daily,” an expert blogger for Fast Company and Psychology Today, and a guest blogger for Harvard Business Review. Her website is

This is a great little book which helps find a way to deal with goal achievement and I don’t know anyone who will not gain from reading it.

Here are some of the reviews from the Amazon website which say everything.

I immediately put the framework into practice and processed my big 5 goals for this year through it. I’ve got a clear vision on my goals but know through effort, important actions I will succeed!”

“Simple and concise
Easy to read and understand
Very believable
I would recommend this book to everyone who wants to add value to their lives”

“The book is a very short read and easy to take in. Each of the 9 “things” is put across clearly and concisely without all the added waffle that some authors throw into similar books. Highly recommend read for anyone looking to gain some insight into how they could increase their chances of success in whatever they take on.”

You can buy it via our store on Amazon here definitely a fiver well spent.

Published by Alun Rees

Dental Business Coach. Analyst. Troubleshooter. Consultant. Writer. Presenter. Broadcaster.

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