The Achievement Habit: Stop Wishing, Start Doing, and Take Command of Your Life

The Achievement Habit: Stop Wishing, Start Doing, and Take Command of Your Life

by Bernard Roth

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062356109
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 07/07/2015
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 102,201
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Bernard Roth is the Rodney H. Adams Professor of Engineering and the academic director of the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (the d.school) at Stanford University. He is a leading expert in kinematics, the science of motion, and one of the world's pioneers in the area of robotics. In addition, he has created courses that allow students to directly gain understanding and experience about personal issues that matter to them. Bernie is also the primary developer of the concept of the Creativity Workshop. For more than thirty years this workshop has been a vehicle for him to take the experiential teaching he developed at Stanford to students, faculty, and professionals around the world. He is an in-demand speaker at conferences and workshops globally, has served as a director of several corporations, and has been a leader in professional societies.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Yellow-Eyed Cats 1

1 Nothing Is What You Think It Is 15

2 Reasons Are Bullshit 39

3 Getting Unstuck 63

4 Finding Assistance 95

5 Doing Is Everything 105

6 Watch Your Language 127

7 Group Habits 149

8 Self-Image by Design 191

9 The Big Picture 219

10 Make Achievement Your Habit 241

Acknowledgments 259

Notes 265

Bibliography 271

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