Download Nine Things Successful People Do Differently Audiobook

Nine Things Successful People Do Differently Audiobook, by Heidi Grant Halvorson Extended Sample Click for printable size audiobook cover
Author: Heidi Grant Halvorson Narrator: Shannon Parks, Marguerite Gavin Publisher: Recorded Books: Gildan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2012 ISBN: 9781596599710
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (142 ratings) (rate this audio book)
Regular Price: $15.95 Add to Cart
— or —
BEST PRICE!
FlexPass™ Price: $12.95$7.95$7.95 for new members!
Add to Cart learn more )

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. Halvorson expands on her immensely popular blog post to give more detail on each of her nine suggested actions—from getting specific about goals and aggressively monitoring your achievements to understanding the importance of having "grit." By emphasizing what successful people do consistently and effectively, Halvorson provides the path to help you accomplish your goals, once and for all. Download and start listening now!

abct

Listener Reviews

Write a Review
  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jessica | 12/8/2013

    " Great book, supported by lots of scientific research and concise. A book well written. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ricardo | 11/28/2013

    " I have read a lot of self improvement books. The difference Of Nine Things Successful People Do Differently is that this one is based in research. I got the impression that it was more like an esay that a simple pocket book on sale. Good Book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 AilsaMaire | 10/16/2013

    " "We end up with lots of pots on the stove, but nothing is ever ready to eat." (p. 17) Wow, does this sentence describe modern life! Enjoyed this very short, direct, and practical book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jake | 10/15/2013

    " Great info and a step beyond basic goals setting. I found it a quick read packed with actionable ideas. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Chris | 9/23/2013

    " I liked the chapter about grit, and also the tactic to set get better goals vs be good goals. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Alexis | 8/26/2013

    " Good tips and perspective. But in a gist... you must have will-power, be optimistic, strive to be better, and work really, really hard for whatever you want to accomplish. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 BLACK | 2/27/2013

    " Goal setting and productivity tips. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Tim | 2/2/2013

    " Just OK. Most of it is obvious and discussed previously in other places. It's a short read so as a review its OK. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jason | 12/14/2012

    " Not exactly revolutionary, but a worthwhile read. If you have a couple hours to spare (it's a short read), I suspect that everyone can benefit from these principles and reminders. I know I did. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Brian | 12/4/2012

    " Good points, but not so well written. No real examples. The blog post the book is based on is probably sufficient. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Anoop | 11/25/2012

    " Good tips for achieveing Goals "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Klaas | 11/16/2012

    " Easy and compact quick read, with great academic references. Good addition and practical guide to have alongside Stephen Covey's 7 Habits "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jane | 10/31/2012

    " Some really good ideas. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ash | 10/26/2012

    " Great, realistic book. No mention of 'magnetic laws of attraction' or any other spirituality junk. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jennilyn | 9/17/2012

    " A lot of these things were obvious, but a few were things I hadn't fully considered. I especially liked the steps for "achieving" each of these 9 strategies at the end of each chapter- very practical guide. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Xiaoming | 7/13/2012

    " Quick useful read on habits needed to be successful. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Martha | 7/5/2012

    " Great reminder of all the things that you need to do to ensure success. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Elaine | 3/18/2012

    " SImilar to the 7 Habits...Let's see. "

About the Author

Heidi Grant Halvorson, PhD, is a social psychologist, speaker, and author of Succeed and Nine Things Successful People Do Differently. She is the associate director for the Motivation Science Center at the Columbia University Business School.

About the Narrators

Marguerite Gavin is a seasoned theater veteran, a five-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award, and the winner of numerous AudioFile Earphones and Publishers Weekly awards. She has been an actor, director, and audiobook narrator for her entire professional career. With over four hundred titles to her credit, her narration spans nearly every genre, from nonfiction to mystery, science fiction, fantasy, romance, and children’s fiction. AudioFile magazine says, “Marguerite Gavin…has a sonorous voice, rich and full of emotion.”

Marguerite Gavin is a seasoned theater veteran, a five-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award, and the winner of numerous AudioFile Earphones and Publishers Weekly awards. She has been an actor, director, and audiobook narrator for her entire professional career. With over four hundred titles to her credit, her narration spans nearly every genre, from nonfiction to mystery, science fiction, fantasy, romance, and children’s fiction. AudioFile magazine says, “Marguerite Gavin…has a sonorous voice, rich and full of emotion.”