Following Through

Following Through : A Revolutionary New Model for Finishing Whatever You Start

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First published in 1998, Following Through shines a spotlight into the black hole in inner space where good intentions disappear. It reveals the startling reason why we so often fail to make the life-improving changes we truly intend to make. Although we typically blame ourselves for poor follow through -- we beat ourselves up for lacking motivation, willpower, self-discipline -- Levinson and Greider argue that the real culprit is the mixed-up way the human mind designed. The mind, they insist, simply isn't hard-wired for follow-through. And as much as we -- individuals, society, and especially the self-improvement industry -- like to pretend otherwise, good intentions do not automatically drive our behavior. And expecting ourselves to automatically do whatever we intend to do only leads to disappointment, frustration and failure. Fortunately, Following Through won't leave you discouraged. Instead, it will show you why facing the truth about the mind's faulty wiring is a key to achieving greater success in virtually every area of life. Following Through will teach you bold new strategies for consistently turning good intentions into life-improving action. Note for readers of previous editions: This edition of Following Through is redesigned but does not include new content.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.7mm | 362.87g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507742444
  • 9781507742440
  • 769,792

About Steve Levinson Ph D

Steve Levinson, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist who specializes in helping people turn their good intentions into life-improving action. He's an inventor, entrepreneur, executive, teacher and consultant, who combines psychological expertise with real-world experience to coach individuals and organizations who are eager to enjoy the benefits of following through consistently. Pete Greider, M.Ed. is a consultant who helps businesspeople and others overcome obstacles to peak performance. His clients have included the Orlando Magic, Northwestern Mutual Life, State Farm Insurance, and General Electric. A popular keynote speaker, his credits include Exxon and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.show more

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