The Resource Smart change : five tools to create new and sustainable habits in yourself and others, Art Markman, PhD

Smart change : five tools to create new and sustainable habits in yourself and others, Art Markman, PhD

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Smart change : five tools to create new and sustainable habits in yourself and others
Title
Smart change
Title remainder
five tools to create new and sustainable habits in yourself and others
Statement of responsibility
Art Markman, PhD
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "An insightful guide that shows how habits of behavior are formed, and how we can transform bad habits into positive behaviors in ourselves and others. Smart Change explores the psychological mechanisms that form and maintain habits in individuals and groups and offers real, accessible and actionable advice for changing habits. In an engaging narrative, Markman covers a wide range of habits, from individual behaviors like eating better and exercising regularly to work-related behaviors such as learning effectively and influencing customers' purchases. He proposes that there are five effective tools to help individuals change behavior and to help people influence the habits of the people around them: 1. Tame the "Go" system: Identify the triggers of habits, replace old behaviors with new ones and generate specific plans to deal with obstacles. 2. Harness the "Stop" system: Learn to deal with stress and other factors that hinder the development of new and positive habits. 3. Optimize your goals. Determine the course of behavior change and how to successfully incorporate those changes for the long term. 4. Manage your environment: Change your surroundings to dramatically reduce poor behavior and habits. 5. Engage your Neighbors: To affect other people's behavior, understand the shared culture that creates a mutual dependency, and allows neighbors and colleagues to have a profound positive influence on the behavior of other members of their community"--
  • "You can transform bad habits into positive behaviors in yourself and others. Smart Change explores the psychological mechanisms that form and maintain habits in individuals and groups and offers real, accessible, and actionable advice for changing habits. In this engaging narrative, Dr. Markman, whose previous book Smart Thinking showed us how the mind works to think and act smarter, covers a wide range of habits, from individual behaviors like eating better and exercising regularly to work-related issues like learning effectively and influencing customers' purchases. As insightful as it is practical, Smart Change explains how five effective tools can help us change our own destructive behaviors and influence the habits of others: 1. Tame the "Go" system: Identify the triggers of habits, replace old behaviors with new ones, and generate specific plans to deal with obstacles. 2. Harness the "Stop" system: Learn to deal with stress and other factors that hinder the development of new and positive habits. 3. Optimize your goals: Determine the course of behavior change and how to successfully incorporate those changes for the long term. 4. Manage your environment: Change your surroundings to dramatically reduce poor behavior and habits. 5. Engage your neighbors: To affect both your own and other people's behavior, understand the shared culture that creates a mutual dependency, and allows neighbors and colleagues to have a profound positive influence on the behavior of other members of their community"--
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Markman, Arthur B
Dewey number
152.3/3
Index
index present
LC call number
BF335
LC item number
.M26 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Habit
  • Change (Psychology)
  • Habit breaking
  • Behavior modification
Label
Smart change : five tools to create new and sustainable habits in yourself and others, Art Markman, PhD
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-263) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Michael Roizen -- The problem of behavior change -- Sustaining behavior -- Optimize your goals -- Tame the go system -- Harness the stop system -- Manage your environment -- Engage with others -- Making change -- Smart change for other people -- The smart change journal
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 275 pages
Isbn
9780399164118
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013034778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)857717768
  • 526628
  • (OCoLC)ocn857717768
  • 526628
Label
Smart change : five tools to create new and sustainable habits in yourself and others, Art Markman, PhD
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-263) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Michael Roizen -- The problem of behavior change -- Sustaining behavior -- Optimize your goals -- Tame the go system -- Harness the stop system -- Manage your environment -- Engage with others -- Making change -- Smart change for other people -- The smart change journal
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 275 pages
Isbn
9780399164118
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013034778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)857717768
  • 526628
  • (OCoLC)ocn857717768
  • 526628

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