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Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other People's Minds (Leadership for the Common God)by Howard Gardner
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Think about the last time you tried to change someones mind about something important: a voters political beliefs; a customers favorite brand; a spouses decorating taste. Chances are you werent successful in shifting that persons 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 dont change our minds overnight, it happens in gradual stages that can be powerfully influenced along the way. This book provides insights that can broaden our horizons and shape our lives.
Book News Annotation:
Drawing on his innovative thinking on multiple intelligences (e.g, Frame of Mind) and his own experience, the Harvard psychologist presents a new framework for analyzing "levers" that trigger/thwart changes of mind exemplified by historic and current change agents in diverse fields.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Whether one is attempting to change the mind of a spouse, a nation or a corporation, an eminent Harvard psychologist offers an original framework for understanding exactly how to do it.
About the Author
Howard Gardner is the Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
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