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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 …

Split-Second Persuasion: The Ancient Art and New Science of Changing MindsWe 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…

By Howard Gardner Changing Minds: The Art And Science of Changing Our Own And Other People's Minds (Leadership for the (First Trade Paper Edition)A 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…

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…

The Art of Changing the Brain: Enriching the Practice of Teaching by Exploring the Biology of LearningNeuroscience tells us that the products of the mind–thought, emotions, artistic creation–are the result of the interactions of the biological brain with our senses and the physical world: in short, that thinking and learning are the products of a biological process.This realization, that learning actually alters the brain by changing the number and strength of synapses, offers a powerful foundation for rethinking teaching practice and one’s philosophy of teaching.James Zull invites teachers in…

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…

Summary of Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and ActionsThis is our summary of Guy Kawasaki’s book “Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions”.It has more detailed information than the other book summaries and is loaded with photos and images.The goal is to provide you with an in-depth overview of the main concepts and key ideas of the book. We want you to grasp what the book is telling you in mere minutes…not hours.Why read the 237-page full version of the book when we will provide you with what you need regarding:IntroductionCh…