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Heidi Grant Halvorson
Works at Motivation Science Center, Columbia University
Attended University of Pennsylvania
Lives in Pelham, NY
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How to Make Yourself Work When You Just Don't Want To
There’s that project you’ve left on the backburner – the one with the deadline that’s growing uncomfortably near.  And there’s the client whose phone call you really should return – the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time.  Wait...
There’s that project you’ve left on the backburner – the one with the deadline that’s growing uncomfortably near.  And there’s the client whose phone call you really should return – the one that does nothing but complain and ...
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Why should I make myself work when I just don't want to?
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New Research: Rituals Make Us Value Things More
Rituals in the workplace can  reinforce the behaviors  we want,  create focus  and a sense of belonging, and  make change stick .  I have gone  on and on  in the past about the benefits of established rituals and routines for personal productivity – how the...
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+Heidi Grant Halvorson It's so interesting to read an article like this, because routine and ritual are often portrayed as a negative aspect of human life. Now, anything can be harmful, but it's great to see a positive portrayal of these kinds of habits. I noticed that the article focuses on rituals as part of the workplace, but have there been studies on rituals that students and/or children partake in?
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My new ebook: The 8 Motivational Challenges
Here's the description: How do you get someone who’s putting in low effort to put in more? How can you get someone who is reluctant to ta...
Here's the description: How do you get someone who’s putting in low effort to put in more? How can you get someone who is reluctant to take on new tasks embrace challenge? How can you get a good performer to perform even bett...
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Attendees for HigginsFest 2014
This is the most up-to-date list of attendees and room arrangements.  Please let me know ASAP if changes need to be made. TOTAL ATTENDEES...
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FOCUS in Paperback - Preorder Now!
Very excited to announce that FOCUS is now available for preorder in paperback , and ships January 28th!  To check it out on Amazon, click here : Click on this link to download the free FOCUS companion workbook! Here are some of my favorite posts on promoti...
Very excited to announce that FOCUS is now available for preorder in paperback, and ships January 28th!  To check it out on Amazon, click here: Click on this link to download the free FOCUS companion workbook! Here are some...
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Use This Link to Register with Mohonk Online
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The Key to Giving Great Feedback: Focus on the Process, Not the Person
From my 99u blog: Giving good feedback to team members is quite possibly the most important – and most difficult  - part of any leader’s job. Here’s the problem:  very often, the feedback that we end up giving doesn’t seem to be all that effective.   E ven ...
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 In June, the Obama administration pushed back the deadline for employers with fifty or more workers to provide health insurance for their employees by a full year - until Jan 1, 2015.  Admittedly, the implementation of anyth...
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author, researcher, speaker, blogger, consultant
Employment
  • Motivation Science Center, Columbia University
    Associate Director, present
  • Lehigh University
    Asst. Professor
  • NYU
    postdoctoral fellow
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Pelham, NY
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania
    1991 - 1995
  • Columbia University
    1995 - 2001
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You Are (Probably) Wrong About You
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Who's right? Who knows you best? Well, the research suggests that they do — other people's assessment of your personality predicts your beha