Heidi Grant Halvorson is a social psychologist who researches, writes, and speaks about the science of motivation. She is currentlyAssociate Director of the Motivation Science Center at the Columbia Business School. Heidi is also an expert blogger for 99u, Fast Company, WSJ.com, Forbes, The Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, as well as a regular contributor to the BBC World Service's Business Daily, the Harvard Business Review, and SmartBrief's SmartBlog on Leadership.
In addition to her work as author and co-editor of the highly-regarded academic book The Psychology of Goals (Guilford, 2009), she has authored papers in her field’s most prestigious journals, including the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, European Journal of Social Psychology, and Judgment and Decision Making. She has received numerous grants from the National Science Foundation for her research on goals and achievement.
Dr. Grant Halvorson is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, and was recently elected to the highly selective Society for Experimental Social Psychology. She gives frequent invited addresses and speaks regularly at national conferences, and is available for speaking and consulting engagements, primarily in education, marketing, and management. She received her PhD in social psychology from Columbia University.
Her book Succeed: How We Can All Reach Our Goals is available wherever books are sold. Its publisher is Hudson Street Press, an imprint of Penguin. Her Harvard Business Review eSingle, Nine Things Successful People Do Differently, is available wherever ebooks are sold. Her new book, Focus: Use Different Ways of Seeing The World for Success and Influence, co-written with E. Tory Higgins, is available for preorder.
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