Bernard Roth is the Rodney H. Adams Professor of Engineering and the academic director of hte Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (the d.school) at Stanford University. He is a leading expert in Kinematics, the science of motion, and one of the world's pioneers in the area of robotics. In addition, he has created courses that allow students to directly gain understanding and experience about personal issues that matter to then. Bernie is also the primary development of the concept of the Creativity Workshop. For more than thirty years this workshop has been the vehible for him to take the experiential teaching he developed at Stanford to students, faculty and professionals around the world. He is an in-demand speaker at conferences and workshops globally, served as a director of several corporations and has been a leaders in professional societies.
The Achievement Habit: Stop Wishing, Start Doing and Take Command of Your Life
"Accessible primer to the basic elements of design theory, based on the premise that “achievement can be learned.”
--Publishers Weekly (Read the entire review.)
"Bernie Roth is the central pillar and the conscience of the d.school at Stanford and one of its real gems. It's exciting that he now puts his best ideas into this book for us all."
--David M. Kelley, founder of the d.school at Stanford University, bestselling author of Creative Confidence, founder and chairman of IDEO
"The Achievement Habit is a masterpiece in describing how to think creatively and fulfill your life's ambitions. Everyone who reads this book will clearly see why Bernie is considered one of the most creative and liberated thinkers today."
--Paul Hait, entrepreneur, Olympic gold medalist
"Bernie Roth is a master teacher who unlocks his students' minds and hearts allowing them to create the lives they dream to live. Finally, his wisdom is available to the entire world."
--Tina Seelig, Professor of Practice, Stanford School of Engineering, author of Insight Out
"Before unleashing design thinking on others, unleash it on yourself. You, and the world, will be far better for it. The Achievement Habit reveals a host of invaluable approaches to this most personal of design projects."
--Tim Brown, CEO of IDEO, author of Change by Design
"Roth’s avuncular tone, gentle persuasion and concrete advice will convince you that turning yourself into an achievement superstar is not only possible, it’s inevitable."
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