Please note: In order to keep Hive up to date and provide users with the best features, we are no longer able to fully support Internet Explorer. The site is still available to you, however some sections of the site may appear broken. We would encourage you to move to a more modern browser like Firefox, Edge or Chrome in order to experience the site fully.

Made to Stick : Why some ideas take hold and others come unstuck, Paperback / softback Book

Made to Stick : Why some ideas take hold and others come unstuck Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


Why does fake news stick while the truth goes missing?Why do disproved urban legends persist?

How do you keep letting newspapers and clickbait sites lure you in with their headlines? And why do you remember complicated stories but not complicated facts?Over ten years of study, Chip and Dan Heath have discovered how we latch on to information hooks.

Packed full of case histories and incredible anecdotes, it shows:- how an Australian scientist convinced the world he'd discovered the cause of stomach ulcers by drinking a glass filled with bacteria- how a gifted sports reporter got people to watch a football match by showing them the outside of the stadium- how pitches like 'Jaws on a spaceship' (Alien) and 'Die Hard on a bus' (Speed) convince movie execs to invest gigantic sums even when they know nothing else about the projectAs entertaining as it is informative, this is a timely exploration of a fascinating human behaviour.

At the same time, by demonstrating strategies like the 'Velcro Theory of Memory' and 'curiosity gaps', it offers superbly practical insights. Made to Stick uses cutting-edge insight to help you ensure that what you say is understood, remembered and, most importantly, acted upon.


Other Formats

Save 10%



Free Home Delivery

on all orders

Pick up orders

from local bookshops