Motivation Activation: The Psychology of Goal Attainment / Edition 1

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If you're a person who has high aspirations and sincerely wants to achieve more but is unclear how to go about doing it, this book is for you. This book not only explains why you haven't successfully set goals, but it details exactly how to do it and how to reach those goals! This book explains how successful people set goals, and how they activate specific structures in their brain responsible for goal achievement.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780759351554
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 12/15/2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 80
  • Product dimensions: 1.00 (w) x 6.20 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Garza received his Counseling Psychology doctoral degree from Texas A&M in Commerce, Texas. For over 25 years, Dr. Garza operated a private consulting and psychotherapy practice. He is currently a full-time psychology professor in the Dallas County Community College District, teaching among other courses a class he originated, called Setting Life Goals. He is a past president of the Dallas Tennis Association, past president of the Dallas Business Association, past president of Fathers for Equal Rights, and has just recently started a regional chapter for Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder in the Dallas area. His passion is tennis, where he has a goal of winning a national championship.

Dr. Neff earned his Ph.D. from the department of Kinesiology at Michigan State University in E. Lansing, Michigan. Dr. Neff has worked with a wide variety of athletes and business people, helping them to better per-form by creating innovative plans and showing them how to effectively set goals and handle pressure. As a college professor, Dr. Neff teaches psychology, sport psychology and goal setting courses in the Dallas area. Dr. Neff is a former professional tennis player and current USPTA certified teacher, so he also coaches and trains elite tennis players. Dr. Neff's passion is his family, with goals of an ever growing bond with his wife Tami, and raising his children to have a strong love of people and of learning.

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Table of Contents

The Goal Setting Process Introduction
Chapter 1: Goalology
Chapter 2: The Initial Steps
Chapter 3: The Supporting Steps
Chapter 4: The Critical Steps
Chapter 5: The Single-Step Software
Chapter 6: Goal Setting Research Appendix A: Progressive Relation Sequence Motivational Stories Become What You Want to Be Shake It Off and Step Up Keep Your Goals in Sight References

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