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How to Change: Getting to Where You Want to Be (Book Bite)

Instructor: Next Big Idea Club

Are you working toward positive changes but struggling to get there? In her 2021 book How to Change: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be, award-winning Wharton professor and Choiceology podcast host Katy Milkman offers an invaluable, science-based blueprint for identifying and overcoming common barriers to change, such as impulsivity, procrastination, and forgetfulness. Tune into this audiobook summary from Next Big Idea Club to hear Katy Milkman share five key insights from How to Change: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be. Find out how to tailor your efforts, rather than deploying ineffective one-size-fits-all solutions. Learn how to put “the fresh start effect” to work for you and why an enjoyable path to change can work better in the long run than a highly effective one. Explore the possibility of forming an advice club, as well as the reasons why the best and most durable habits are elastic.

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