Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success (Google eBook)

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Grand Central Publishing, Apr 11, 2011 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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A stunning new approach to how individuals can not only change their lives for the better in the workplace, but also their lives away from the office, including (but not limited to) finding ways to improve one's working relationship with others, one's overall health, outlook on life, and so on.

For example, why is it that 95% of all diet attempts fail? Why do New Year's Resolutions last no more than a few days? Why can't people with good intentions seem to make consistent and positive strides in the way they want to improve their careers, financial fitness, physical fitness, and so on?

Based upon the latest research in a number of psychological and medical fields, the authors of CHANGE ANYTHING will show that traditional will-power is not necessarily the answer to these strivings, that people are affected in their behaviors by far more subtle influences. CHANGE ANYTHING shows how individuals can come to understand these powerful and influential forces, and how to put these forces to work in a positive manner that brings real and meaningful results.

The authors present an array of everyday examples that will change and truly empower you to reexamine the way you go about your business and life.
  

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Review: Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success

User Review  - Ben Willmore - Goodreads

I could not listen to more than 10 minutes of this audio book. The author assumes you're a human that has yet to experience the world in that he assumes he can keep your interest by discussing things ... Read full review

Review: Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success

User Review  - Ruthmgon - Goodreads

This is a book you can read, or you can do. Like any good self help, this one gets you to re-think your previous patterns. I tend to sometimes just read these kind of books and not take advantage of ... Read full review

Contents

PART III
Career
WHAT SEPARATES THE BEST FROM THE REST?
FIND YOUR VITAL BEHAVIORS
APPLY SIXSOURCE STRATEGIES
YOUR PLAN FOR GETTING UNSTUCK
Weight Loss
AND ITS KILLING US

WERE OUTNUMBERED
IF YOU CAN SEE IT YOU CAN CHANGE IT
Be the Scientist and the Subject
THIS ISNT EASY
YOU NEED TO STUDY YOU
THE SOCIAL SCIENCE OF PERSONAL CHANGE
APPLYING THE SCIENCE OF CHANGE TO WORK
START TAKING NOTES
PART II
Source 1
THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO LOVE WHAT YOU HATE
SEE FEEL AND BELIEVE IN THE FUTURE
VISIT YOUR DEFAULT FUTURE
TELL THE WHOLE VIVID STORY
USE VALUE WORDS
MAKE IT A GAME
CREATE A PERSONAL MOTIVATION STATEMENT
LOVE WHAT YOU HATE
NEXT STEPS
Source 2
THE IMPORTANCE OF SKILL IN PERSONAL CHANGE
START WITH A SKILL SCAN
EMPLOY DELIBERATE PRACTICE
LEARN THE WILL SKILL
DO WHAT YOU CANT
Sources 3 and 4
KNOW WHOS A FRIEND AND WHOS AN ACCOMPLICE
REDEFINE NORMAL
HOLD A TRANSFORMATION CONVERSATION
ADD NEW FRIENDS
DISTANCE YOURSELF FROM THE UNWILLING
TURN ACCOMPLICES INTO FRIENDS
Source 5
USE CARROTS AND THE THREAT OF LOSING CARROTS
USE INCENTIVES IN MODERATION AND IN COMBINATION
REWARD SMALL WINS
INVERT THE ECONOMY
Source 6
BUILD FENCES
MANAGE DISTANCE
CHANGE CUES
ENGAGE YOUR AUTOPILOT
USE TOOLS
CONTROL YOUR SPACE
FITNESS VITAL BEHAVIORS
IDENTIFY YOUR CRUCIAL MOMENTS
CREATE YOUR VITAL BEHAVIORS
LEARN AND ADJUST
ENGAGE ALL SIX SOURCES OF INFLUENCE
Financial Fitness
THE LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL
MEET SHIREE AND TYSON
IDENTIFY YOUR CRUCIAL MOMENTS
CREATE VITAL BEHAVIORS
HOW ABOUT YOU?
Addiction
BE PATIENT
IDENTIFY YOUR CRUCIAL MOMENTS
CREATE YOUR VITAL BEHAVIORS
ENGAGE ALL SIX SOURCES
HOW ABOUT YOU?
Relationships
IDENTIFY YOUR CRUCIAL MOMENTS
COULD I BE A KEY TO US?
BE THE SCIENTIST AND THE SUBJECT
ENGAGE ALL SIX SOURCES
HOW ABOUT YOU?
Conclusion
2 RECORD IT
4 CHANGE THE WORLD
Notes
Be the Scientist and the Subject
Love What You Hate
Do What You Cant
Invert the Economy
Control Your Space
How to Lose Weight and Get Fitand Stay That Way
How to Take Back Your Life
How to Change Us by Changing Me
BUSINESS PLUS
About VitalSmarts
About ChangeAnythingcom
Contents
About the Authors
Other books by the authors of Change Anything
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Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler are cofounders of VitalSmarts, an innovator in corporate training and organizational performance. Together they have developed award-winning training products based on more than thirty years of ongoing research and have helped more than 300 of the Fortune 500 realize significant results by driving behavior change.
www.vitalsmarts.com

Joseph Grenny, Kerry Patterson, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler are the leaders of VitalSmarts, an innovator in best practices training products and services that has taught millions of people worldwide and that has worked with more than 300 of the Fortune 500 companies.

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

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