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Small Move, Big Change: Using Microresolutions to Transform Your Life Permanently

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A Wall Street tech leader explains how small behavioral changes lead to major personal and professional self-improvement

Whether trying to lose weight, save money, get organized, or advance on the job, we?re always setting goals and making resolutions, but rarely following through on them.  According to longtime Wall Street technology strategist Caroline Arnold, the ?big push? strategy of the New Year?s resolution is designed to fail, because it broadly pits our limited ...

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Small Move, Big Change: Using Microresolutions to Transform Your Life Permanently

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Overview

A Wall Street tech leader explains how small behavioral changes lead to major personal and professional self-improvement

Whether trying to lose weight, save money, get organized, or advance on the job, we’re always setting goals and making resolutions, but rarely following through on them.  According to longtime Wall Street technology strategist Caroline Arnold, the “big push” strategy of the New Year’s resolution is designed to fail, because it broadly pits our limited willpower stores against an autopilot of entrenched behaviors and attitudes that is far more powerful.  To change ourselves permanently, we need to focus our self-control on precise behavioral targets and overwhelm them.  Small Move, Big Change is Arnold’s guide to turning broad personal goals into meaningful and discrete behavioral changes that lead to permanent improvement. Providing scores of engaging real-world examples and new scientific findings, she shows us that while the traditional resolution promises rewards on a distant “someday,” microresolutions work because they reward us today by instantly altering our routines and, ultimately, ourselves.

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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
04/01/2014
By the time this review is published, most of us will have made and broken many of our New Year's resolutions. Wall Street technology leader Arnold hopes to help readers stop that cycle by learning to separate their goals into smaller—micro—components that are concrete and measurable. Instead of aiming to "be neat," for example, one can adopt zero tolerance for leaving anything in the car at the end of the day. The author's method, clearly detailed, applies to dieting, relationships, and spending. VERDICT Arnold's useful guide transforms the vague into the specific and helps make change something anyone can achieve.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780143126164
  • Publisher: Viking Penguin
  • Publication date: 12/30/2014
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 807,135

Meet the Author

Caroline Arnold has been a technology leader on Wall Street for more than a decade, managing some of the financial industry's most complex and visible assignments. She received the Wall Street & Technology Award for Innovation for building the auction system for the Google IPO, and her name appears on technology patents pending. She now serves as a managing director at a leading Wall Street investment bank. Arnold grew up in the San Franciso Bay Area and graduated from the University of California Berkeley with a degree in English literature. She lives in New York City with her husband and daughter.

 

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