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Psychological Foundations of Success: A Harvard-Trained Scientist Separates the Science of Success from Self-Help Snake Oil
Author: Stephen J. Kraus, Ph.D.
To Purchase: Amazon.com
Tired of self-help snake oil? Had enough of pop psychology “gurus” who do little more than repeat the same old clichés and self-improvement urban legends? Then check out Psychological Foundations of Success.
This book summarizes the cutting-edge research being conducted in the field of “positive psychology” – the scientific study of happy, successful, highly-achieving people. Although based on solid science, the book offers a practical, five step approach for achieving more:
Step One: Vision – The Science of Figuring Out What You Really Want From Life
Step Two: Strategy – The Science of Turning Lofty Ambitions Into Consistent Action
Step Three: Belief – The Science of Minimizing FUD (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt)
Step Four: Persistence – The Science of Drive and Determination
Step Five: Learning – The Science of Making “Course Corrections” in Life
About the Author
Dr. Stephen Kraus is a success scientist. As President of peak performance consultancy Next Level Sciences, he helps individuals and organizations take their performance to the next level with science-based tools. An accomplished author, Steve’s research is cited in major psychology textbooks, and he serves as the Resident Psychologist for the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Steve has a Ph.D. in social psychology from Harvard University.