Consequential Strangers: Turning Everyday Encounters Into Life-Changing Moments

Consequential Strangers: Turning Everyday Encounters Into Life-Changing Moments

by Melinda Blau, Karen L. Fingerman
     
 

“A mind-expanding and heart-opening book.”—Daniel Goleman, author of Social IntelligenceSee more details below

Overview

“A mind-expanding and heart-opening book.”—Daniel Goleman, author of Social Intelligence

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393338454
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
07/26/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 11.08(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction The Birth of a Notion xv

1 The Ascendance of Consequential Strangers 1

2 The View from Above 29

3 Beyond the Confines of the Familiar 61

4 Good for What Ails Us 95

5 Being Spaces 129

6 The Downside 165

7 The Future of Consequential Strangers 197

Epilogue The Postscript Is Personal 215

Appendix I Twenty Questions 221

Appendix II The Occupation Test 223

Notes 225

Index 263

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