Leadership Operations Jan 5, 2015

Starting Off 2015 Right

Staying motivated to achieve personal and business growth.

Yevgenia Nayberg

Listening: Tips for Hitting Your 2015 Goals

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This month’s Insight In Person podcast investigates how to get off to a strong start in 2015.

Blake McShane, an associate professor of marketing at the Kellogg School, explains that when faced with paying off multiple debts, those who tackle the smallest debt first are more likely to succeed in paying off everything.

Eli Finkel, a professor of management and organizations at the Kellogg School, cautions that relying on others to reach our goals can undermine our own efforts.

Miguel Brendl, an associate professor of marketing at the Kellogg School, underlines the importance of setting intermediate goals to avoid that motivational lull in the middle of longer tasks.

Finally, Sunil Chopra, a professor of managerial economics and decision sciences at the Kellogg School, explains why the best possible outcome for many retailers come January is to have nothing to do.

Featured Faculty

Blakeley B. McShane

Associate Professor of Marketing

Eli J Finkel

Professor of Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences; Professor of Management & Organizations

Miguel Brendl

Member of the Department of Marketing faculty until 2017

Sunil Chopra

IBM Professor of Operations Management & Information Systems, Professor of Operations

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