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The power of moments : why certain experiences have extraordinary impact / Chip and Dan Heath.

Heath, Chip, (author.). Heath, Dan, 1973- (author.).

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  • 6 of 11 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

10 current holds with 11 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 128.4 HEA (Text) 36803001033617 NONFIC Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 128.4 HEA (Text) 33118000182429 Adult: New Book Reshelving -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 128.4 HEA (Text) 33187004327173 Nonfiction In process -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 128.4 HEATH (Text) 32826014109656 New Books Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 128.4 HEA (Text) 34330513151937 Adult - Non-Fiction In transit -
Morgan Co PL - Morgantown Branch 128.4 HEA (Text) 78551000533804 Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main ON-ORDER 1/NON-FIC (Text) NCSTL9781501147760 On Order On order -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster 128.4 HEA (Text) 72436000121901 Adult nonfiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 128.4 Heath (Text) 31208912547934 new non-fiction Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 128.4 Heath (Text) 78292000369213 Adult New Book Collection Checked out 01/30/2018
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  • ISBN: 9781501147760
  • ISBN: 1501147765
  • Physical Description: 307 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-295) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Defining moments ; Thinking in moments -- Elevation. Build peaks ; Break the script -- Insight. Trip over the truth ; Stretch for insight -- Pride. Recognize others ; Multiply milestones ; Practice courage -- Connection. Create shared meaning ; Deepen ties ; Making moments matter -- Want more?
Summary, etc.: "While human lives are endlessly variable, our most memorable positive moments are dominated by four elements: elevation, insight, pride, and connection. If we embrace these elements, we can conjure more moments that matter. What if a teacher could design a lesson that he knew his students would remember twenty years later? What if a manager knew how to create an experience that would delight customers? What if you had a better sense of how to create memories that matter for your children? This book delves into some fascinating mysteries of experience: Why we tend to remember the best or worst moment of an experience, as well as the last moment, and forget the rest. Why 'we feel most comfortable when things are certain, but we feel most alive when they're not.' And why our most cherished memories are clustered into a brief period during our youth. Readers discover how brief experiences can change lives, such as the experiment in which two strangers meet in a room, and 45 minutes later, they leave as best friends. (What happens in that time?) Or the tale of the world's youngest female billionaire, who credits her resilience to something her father asked the family at the dinner table. (What was that simple question?) Many of the defining moments in our lives are the result of accident or luck -- but why would we leave our most meaningful, memorable moments to chance when we can create them? The Power of Moments shows us how to be the author of richer experiences."--Dust jacket flap.
Subject: Experience.
Genre: Self-help publications.

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