Following Through: A Revolutionary New Model for Finishing by Steve Levinson Ph.D., Pete Greider M.Ed.

By Steve Levinson Ph.D., Pete Greider M.Ed.

First released in 1998, Following via shines a focus into the black gap in internal area the place solid intentions disappear. It finds the startling the reason is, we so usually fail to make the life-improving adjustments we really want to make. even supposing we as a rule blame ourselves for negative persist with via -- we beat ourselves up for missing motivation, determination, strength of will -- Levinson and Greider argue that the genuine perpetrator is the mixed-up approach the human brain designed. The brain, they insist, easily is not hard-wired for follow-through. And up to we -- participants, society, and particularly the self-improvement -- wish to faux another way, strong intentions don't instantly force our habit. And waiting for ourselves to immediately do no matter what we intend to do simply results in sadness, frustration and failure. thankfully, Following via will not depart you discouraged. as an alternative, it is going to express you why dealing with the reality in regards to the mind's defective wiring is a key to reaching higher good fortune in nearly each zone of existence. Following via will train you daring new options for continually turning stable intentions into life-improving motion. word for readers of earlier variants: This version of Following via is redesigned yet doesn't comprise new content material.

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The situation is the key to harnessing the power of the PGS. It’s the key to giving your intentions the muscle they need to run the show. All it took was a change in the situation to get Kareem’s PGS to work for his intention instead of against it. The ban on slam dunks stirred Kareem’s emotions. He got mad. He believed that the authorities had issued the ban just to undermine his dominance in the game. But Kareem wasn’t just angry. His security had been shaken. He had an urgent problem to solve: He had to replace all those points he’d been scoring with the slam dunk.

She actually read only nine or ten of the 241 books she bought. Did Donna just bite off more than she can chew? Not really. Believe it or not, Donna never intended to buy that many books in the first place. She bought them by “default,” by failing to stop them from coming. Donna’s follow-through fiasco started innocently enough when she accepted the book club’s “no risk” membership invitation. She still remembers her reaction to the book club’s offer: “Why wouldn’t I join? I know I won’t buy very many books.

Scie ntists Have Blind Spots, Too We were beginning to understand why people completely overlook the possibility that there could be something wrong with the way the human mind is designed. But we were still puzzled by the fact that scientists seem to overlook it, too. We wondered if the scientific community might be suffering from a case of infatuation. After all, the human mind has truly awesome capabilities. It would be easy to get carried away with all the amazing things the mind does and, in the process, overlook the possibility that the mind—just like other pieces of human equipment—isn’t designed perfectly.

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