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Changing Minds: The Art And Science of Changing Our Own And Other People's Minds (Leadership for the Common Good)Think about the last time you tried to change someone’s mind about something important: a voter’s political beliefs; a customer’s favorite brand; a spouse’s decorating taste. Chances are you weren’t successful in shifting that person’s beliefs in any way. In his book, Changing Minds, Harvard psychologist Howard Gardner explains what happens during the course of changing a mind – and offers ways to influence that process.Remember that we don’t change our minds overnight, it happens…

Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and ActionsEnchantment, as defined by bestselling business guru Guy Kawasaki, is not about manipulating people. It transforms situations and relationships. It con­verts hostility into civility and civility into affinity. It changes skeptics and cynics into believers and the undecided into the loyal.Enchantment can happen during a retail transaction, a high-level corporate negotiation, or a Facebook update. And when done right, it’s more powerful than traditional persuasion, influence, or marketing techn…

Changing Minds or Changing Channels?: Partisan News in an Age of Choice (Chicago Studies in American Politics)We live in an age of media saturation, where with a few clicks of the remote—or mouse—we can tune in to programming where the facts fit our ideological predispositions. But what are the political consequences of this vast landscape of media choice? Partisan news has been roundly castigated for reinforcing prior beliefs and contributing to the highly polarized political environment we have today, but there is little evidence to support this claim, and much of what we know about the impact of …

Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the BetterA revelatory and timely look at how technology boosts our cognitive abilities—making us smarter, more productive, and more creative than everIt’s undeniable—technology is changing the way we think. But is it for the better? Amid a chorus of doomsayers, Clive Thompson delivers a resounding “yes.” In Smarter Than You Think, Thompson shows that every technological innovation—from the written word to the printing press to the telegraph—has provoked the very same anxieties that plague u…

Pinpoint: How GPS Is Changing Technology, Culture, and Our MindsPinpoint tells the story of GPS, a scientific marvel that enables almost all modern technology―but is changing us in profound ways.Over the last fifty years, humanity has developed an extraordinary shared utility: the Global Positioning System. Even as it guides us across town, GPS helps land planes, route mobile calls, anticipate earthquakes, predict weather, locate oil deposits, measure neutrinos, grow our food, and regulate global finance. It is as ubiquitous and essential as another Cold W…

The Art of Changing: Your Path to a Better LifeBored, unsettled, lonely, depressed, or addicted? The truth is that to solve your problems you must embrace change. Self-help author and teacher Susan Peabody has seen it happen over and over again-her students want to turn their lives around but can’¬?t cope with the challenges on the road to change. In THE ART OF CHANGING, Peabody explains how to cross the bridge between the problem and the solution. She offers inspiration and direction on how to become willing, use the spirit, find motivatio…

Split-Second Persuasion: The Ancient Art and New Science of Changing MindsBored, unsettled, lonely, depressed, or addicted? The truth is that to solve your problems you must embrace change. Self-help author and teacher Susan Peabody has seen it happen over and over again-her students want to turn their lives around but can’¬?t cope with the challenges on the road to change. In THE ART OF CHANGING, Peabody explains how to cross the bridge between the problem and the solution. She offers inspiration and direction on how to become willing, use the spirit, find motivatio…

ChangingChanging244 pp. “In this profoundly personal book, a world-famous, internationally admired actress writes with a total and moving honesty about herself–about being an actress, a woman, a mother. The Liv Ullmann who emerges here is the complex, questing woman… Now she allows us to enter her own world and feelings, to see her at crucial moments in her life, exposing her thoughts and emotions, letting us connect with her.”Keywords: LIV ULLMANN CHANGING FIRST EDITION BIOGRAPHY ENTERTAINMENT MOVIE…

Changing Minds: The Art And Science of Changing Our Own And Other People's Minds by Howard Gardner (Sep 1 2006)Changing244 pp. “In this profoundly personal book, a world-famous, internationally admired actress writes with a total and moving honesty about herself–about being an actress, a woman, a mother. The Liv Ullmann who emerges here is the complex, questing woman… Now she allows us to enter her own world and feelings, to see her at crucial moments in her life, exposing her thoughts and emotions, letting us connect with her.”Keywords: LIV ULLMANN CHANGING FIRST EDITION BIOGRAPHY ENTERTAINMENT MOVIE…

The Keys to Persuasion: Mastering the 10 Keys to Changing the MindWhy is it so important for us to acquire the skill of persuasion? The answer is simple: every day of our lives, we need to persuade someone of something, whether in the workplace or in our personal lives. Whether you are convincing a colleague to buy into a new initiative, pitching an important deal to a client or trying to convince your five-year-old to go to bed, you are persuading someone of something. And although we all persuade in one way or another, very few of us excel at it. This b…