Building Your Power To Get Things Done in 2022 and beyond with Dr Steven Levinson

Getting things done is a superpower that for most of us requires learning and disciplined practice.

What is more when you do you also need the ability to keep moving forward when life’s road blocks throw you off track. For example, I have had an unusually disrupted and unexpected start to my own year with two major surgeries. As I am now getting well again and feel ready to get back firing on all cylinders the timing for this conversation is simply perfect.

My guest is my good friend Dr. Steven Levinson the clinical psychologist, author and inventor who has devoted so much of his career to helping people follow through on their own good intentions whilst navigating life’s obstacles.

Back in 2015, we co-authored ‘The Power To Get Things Done (Whether You Feel Like It Or Not)’ which was published by Perigee (Penguin Random House New York). Through the book we helped thousands of people to develop this usually untaught discipline.

Join us as I catch up with Steve and we revisit lessons from the book and reflections since that will help you (and I) to reinvigorate our energy and move our initiatives forward in today’s challenging world.

This episode will be airing live on 6th May 2022 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(BST). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


More about Dr Steven Levinson:

Dr. Levinson is a clinical psychologist, author and inventor who has devoted his career to helping people follow through on their own good intentions.

In the early 1980’s, Levinson began a quest to learn why even highly motivated people so often fail to follow through on their self-improvement plans. It just didn’t make sense to him that people would invest so much of their time, energy, money and hope only to fizzle out before the job was done. So, he set aside previously unquestioned assumptions that psychologists and others had been making about how the normal human mind treats good intentions, went searching for the truth, and found it.

His insights led him to invent the MotivAider®, an ingeniously simple tool that’s been used by tens of thousands of people of all ages in over 50 countries to make desired changes in their own behavior, thinking and habits.

In the late 1990’s, Levinson teamed up with peak performance consultant, Peter Greider, to achieve an even deeper understanding of why good intentions so often die young. Together, Levinson and Greider wrote Following Through: A Revolutionary New Model for Finishing Whatever You Start. He then co-wrote ‘The Power To Get Things Done (Whether You Feel Like It Or Not) with Business Elevation show host Chris Cooper.

The co-founder, president and CEO of Behavioral Dynamics, Inc., the company that developed the MotivAider® and supported MotivAider users worldwide, Levinson lives in Minnesota, where he’s achieved Psychologist Emeritus status.

This episode will be airing live on 6th May 2022 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(BST). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


More about Chris Cooper:

Chris Cooper is a business elevation strategist, executive coach, mentor and facilitator who transforms the performance of leaders, teams and builds highly engaged workforces. He is renowned for his deep presence, experience around people and culture. facilitation of transformational conversations and extensive global network.

Chris has hosted the weekly ‘Business Elevation Show’ for 10 years and is frequently interviewed across a variety of media. A fellow of the Professional Speaking Association (UK) he speaks on topics such as ‘Elevating Leadership’, ‘Engagement’, and his co-authored book  ‘The Power to Get Things Done (Whether You Feel Like It or Not) published by Perigee (Penguin Random House (New York)). Chris previously held a variety of senior leadership roles at Punch, United Biscuits and Mars Inc and sold his share of a successful consultancy practice.

His latest venture ‘The Elevation Collective’ is an exclusive network for international change makers. Chris lives with his wife and two teenage boys in Leicestershire, England.

This episode will be airing live on 6th May 2022 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(BST). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959



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