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Virtual Chat: Extension Book Club - Atomic Habits: Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results

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As part of our ongoing Virtual Chat series, we’re kicking off a 2021 Extension Foundation Book Club. On a quarterly basis, we’ll host a one-hour moderated virtual chat to discuss that quarter’s book selection.

Our first Book Club selection is an ideal read for January. Atomic Habits: Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results, by James Clear, focuses on the science of building small habits to create compounding beneficial effects over time. The book has received rave reviews, appearing on these renowned bestseller lists: The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Amazon Charts, and Audible. It’s been published in more than 20 languages.

Here’s the book description:

An atomic habitis a regular practice or routine that is not only small and easy to do but is also the source of incredible power; a component of the system of compound growth. Bad habits repeat themselves again and again not because you don't want to change, but because you have the wrong system for change.”

Our moderator for the Atomic Habitsdiscussion is Scott Reed, PhD. Scott is the emeritus Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University, where he was responsible for directing Cooperative Extension. He also served as a Professor of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management. Scott currently serves as an Extension Foundation catalyst.

Our host is Rose Hayden-Smith, Extension Foundation’s digital engagement specialist and an emerita Cooperative Extension academic with the University of California ANR.

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Please provide instructions on 'how' and 'where' to access the recording- Needing explicit details as I've looked and clicked onlink on 'Learn' - "Calendar" and still just come up with the chat participant log- but no recording link-


Carol Ehlers

Hi Carol,

There is no recording available. This was not a video event - it is a chat event which is entirely text-based. You can access a copy of the transcript here.

Please provide instructions on 'how' and 'where' to access the recording- Needing explicit details as I've looked and clicked onlink on 'Learn' - "Calendar" and still just come up with the chat participant log- but no recording link-


Carol Ehlers

Is this a one time only discussion? I am interested but have 3 yearly projects due on the 15th.  I would join for a second session if you were having one.

Hi Jennifer. For this book, this will be the only session. However, this is intended to be a book discussion series we'll have throughout the year.

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