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Success The Psychology of Achievement by Deborah Olson

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Clarity is essential to create success and achieve goals that are important to us. For over 30 years, I have worked with managers, executives, and students to assist them in applying research-based practices to help them achieve their goals—both personal and professional. During this time, I have noticed a specific pattern: most of us can clearly describe what we don’t like about our lives, work, and relationships, with the belief that if only we could do this or change that, we would be successful. However, when asked to describe what we do want for ourselves, the picture we conjure up tends to be blurry, for example: make more money, travel, be promoted at work, have a loving relationship, or start our own business.

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