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From Know-How to Do-How: The Short and Simple Guide to Making Change Happen

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Everyone knows how to effect change, in themselves and in those around them, don’t they? Change that actually brings about - change. Not necessarily. If you find yourself frustrated with getting the same result, or a result that doesn’t deliver what is really needed; if you are looking for a breakthrough - look no further. Dispensing with jargon and academic posturing, this accessible, engaging book shows how to move from know-how - understanding the theory of change - to do-how - effecting change that achieves the required outcome.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. Preface: Why We Wrote This Book Change doesn’t have to be complicated
    1. INTRODUCING DO-HOW
    2. WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?
  6. 1 Do You Have The Do-How? What do-how is and why it matters
    1. KNOW-HOW ISN’T ENOUGH
    2. HABITS, CULTURE, AND CHOICE
    3. DO-HOW MAKES THE DIFFERENCE
    4. REIGNITE YOUR CAREER
    5. MAKE A BREAKTHROUGH AT WORK
    6. MAKE A BREAKTHROUGH AT HOME
    7. DEVELOP YOUR ORGANIZATION
    8. WHEN DO WE NEED DO-HOW?
    9. DO YOU HAVE THE DO-HOW?
  7. 2 The Hidden Rules of Success (And Failure) How small changes lead to big breakthroughs
    1. THE RULES OF SUCCESS
    2. DECIDE WHAT RESULTS YOU WANT
    3. UNDERSTAND YOUR REALITY
    4. CHOOSE THE RESPONSE MOST LIKELY TO GET THE RESULTS YOU WANT GIVEN YOUR REALITY
    5. HIDDEN RULES
    6. WHO CHOOSES YOUR BEHAVIOR?
    7. YOUR STRENGTHS FLOW FROM HIDDEN RULES
    8. WHEN YOUR STRENGTHS BECOME LIMITATIONS
    9. THREE KINDS OF HIDDEN RULES
    10. UNCONSCIOUS INTENTION
    11. LIMITED AWARENESS
    12. HABITUAL ACTION
    13. HIDDEN RULES AND DO-HOW
    14. CHANGE IS ALWAYS POSSIBLE
  8. 3 The Do-How Map How to develop do-how
    1. EASY TO SAY, HARD TO DO
    2. EMOTIONS POLICE OUR RULES
    3. THE DO-HOW MAP
    4. RECOGNIZE YOUR DO-HOW MOMENTS
    5. SPELL OUT THE BREAKTHROUGH YOU WANT
    6. UNCOVER YOUR HIDDEN RULES
    7. TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR CHOICES
  9. 4 From Bother to Breakthrough How to recognize your do-how moments
    1. ACTING OUT OF INTENTION OR OUT OF EMOTION
    2. EMOTIONS ARE EVERYWHERE
    3. THERE’S A DO-HOW MOMENT COMING UP
    4. SPOTTING EMOTIONS IN PRACTICE
    5. DEVELOPING AWARENESS OF YOUR EMOTIONS
    6. STOP, LOOK, CHOOSE
    7. NEGATIVE EMOTIONS CONTAIN A POSITIVE MESSAGE
    8. MINDFULNESS
    9. A REFUGE FROM THE RIVER OF THOUGHTS
    10. DON’T JUST DO SOMETHING, SIT THERE!
  10. 5 Picture The Positive, Precise Possibility How to spell out the breakthrough you want
    1. TWO PARTS TO CHANGE
    2. SOMETHING HAS TO MATTER
    3. THE FOUR PS
    4. PICTURE THE BREAKTHROUGH
    5. FIND A ROLE MODEL
    6. PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT
    7. VISUALIZE AND AFFIRM THE BREAKTHROUGH
    8. STATE THE BREAKTHROUGH IN POSITIVE TERMS
    9. THE IMPORTANCE OF STATE
    10. BE PRECISE ABOUT WHAT THE BREAKTHROUGH LOOKS, SOUNDS, AND FEELS LIKE
    11. PRECISE LANGUAGE
    12. IF ANYTHING WERE POSSIBLE, WHAT WOULD YOU WANT TO MAKE POSSIBLE?
    13. ALF’S ONE-HOUR SAUSAGES
    14. SPELL OUT YOUR OWN BREAKTHROUGH
  11. 6 The Fish See The Water at Last How to uncover your hidden rules
    1. THE POWER OF STORIES
    2. YOUR STORY MAKES SENSE
    3. YOUR STORY, YOUR RULES
    4. THE SUBTLE TRAP
    5. HIDDEN RULES LOSE THEIR POWER WHEN YOU CAN SEE THEM
    6. IDENTIFY WHAT YOU ARE AVOIDING
    7. LOOK IN THE PLACES THAT MAKE YOU UNCOMFORTABLE
    8. LOOK AT THE FLIP SIDE OF YOUR STRENGTHS
    9. THE ROOTS OF OUR DISCOMFORT
    10. SAFETY AND SECURITY
    11. RESPECT AND SELF-ESTEEM
    12. SELF-DETERMINATION AND CONTROL
    13. PERSONALITY MODELS
    14. LISTEN TO YOURSELF
    15. NOTICE YOUR JUDGMENTS
    16. SOFT SKILLS ARE HARD SKILLS
    17. TO GROW IS TO LET GO
  12. 7 Your Power to Change How to take responsibility for the choices you make
    1. WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?
    2. WHERE’S THE PROBLEM?
    3. BLAME DESTROYS POWER
    4. THE UNCONTROLLABLE UNIVERSE
    5. GIVE UP BLAME
    6. CONTROL, INFLUENCE, ACCEPT
    7. CONTROL YOUR RESPONSE
    8. INFLUENCE RESULTS
    9. ACCEPT REALITY
    10. TRY DOING THE OPPOSITE
    11. DO WHAT YOU WANT OTHERS TO DO
    12. THE HEART OF CHANGE
  13. 8 Organizations Change When People Change How to develop organizational do-how
    1. HOW WE WORK AROUND HERE
    2. ORGANIZATIONAL DO-HOW
    3. SPOTTING THE CULTURE
    4. STAGES OF ORGANIZATIONAL MATURITY
    5. CREATING A PICTURE OF SUCCESS
    6. LISTENING AND COMMUNICATION
    7. HOW YOU BEHAVE TELLS THE STORY
    8. FOCUS ON THE POSITIVE
    9. THE POWER OF PRECISION
    10. LET THE MAVERICKS TELL YOU WHAT IS POSSIBLE
    11. TRUST AND RESPONSIBILITY
    12. FIRST LOOK IN THE MIRROR
    13. ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE IS PERSONAL CHANGE
  14. 9 Using The Do-How Map From adversity to advantage
    1. START WHERE YOU ARE
    2. THE THREE RS AND THE DO HOW MAP
    3. HIDDEN RULES AND THE THREE RS
    4. ASKING THE BREAKTHROUGH QUESTION
    5. TURNING KNOW-HOW INTO DO-HOW
    6. THE DO-HOW MAP
    7. THE DO-HOW MOMENT
    8. HIDDEN RULES
    9. SPELLING OUT THE BREAKTHROUGH
    10. TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR CHOICES
    11. OUR HABITS DON’T GIVE UP WITHOUT A FIGHT
  15. 10 From Do-How to Do-Now What future will you make possible?
    1. FROM NOUGHT TO ONE
    2. DON’T TRY, DO
    3. WHAT’S YOUR GROUNDHOG DAY?
  16. Recommended reading and resources
    1. FIND OUT MORE
  17. Acknowledgments
  18. Index