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Surprise : embrace the unpredictable, engineer the unexpected, by Tania Luna and LeeAnn Renninger, PhD

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Surprise : embrace the unpredictable, engineer the unexpected
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Surprise
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embrace the unpredictable, engineer the unexpected
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by Tania Luna and LeeAnn Renninger, PhD
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "Surprise: Embrace the Unpredictable and Engineer the Unexpected is a fascinating look at how we can handle and harness surprise in our work, relationships, and everyday lives. Pop Quiz! Do you prefer when: A) Things go according to plan? B) When the unexpected happens? Most of us pick control and predictability. Yet research reveals a counterintuitive truth: surprise is the key that unlocks growth, innovation, and connection. It is also the secret ingredient in our best memories. Through colorful narratives and compelling scientific findings, authors Tania Luna and Dr. LeeAnn Renninger shine a light on the world's least understood and most intriguing emotion. They reveal how shifting our perception of surprise lets us thrive in the face of uncertainty. And they show us how surprise acts as a shortcut that turns a typical product into a meaningful experience, a good idea into a viral one, awkward small talk into engaging conversation, and daily life into an adventure. "--
  • "Surprise: Embrace the Unpredictable and Engineer the Unexpected is a fascinating look at how we can handle and harness surprise in our work, relationships, and everyday lives"--
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Dewey number
152.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF575.S8
LC item number
L86 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Surprise : embrace the unpredictable, engineer the unexpected, by Tania Luna and LeeAnn Renninger, PhD
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [217]-231) and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: our story -- Understand surprise. Surprise in the brain -- Surprise in the world -- Embrace the unpredictable. Build resilience -- Reframe vulnerability -- Practice skillful not-knowing -- Engineer the unexpected. Get creative -- Wield attention -- Design delight -- Make experiences -- Everyday surprise. Cultivate relationships -- Surprise yourself
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22 cm
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Extent
xxiii, 246 pages
Isbn
9780399169823
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014043668
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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illustrations
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(OCoLC)900332670

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