Conventional wisdom holds that motivation is the key to habit change. Maybe if you really wanted it, you’d actually do it. But the truth is our real motivation is to be lazy and to do whatever is convenient.
If you want to master a habit, the key is to start with repetition, not perfection. You don’t need to may out every feature of a new habit. You just need to practice it.
You don’t rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems.
James Clear provides us with a step by step system to build the habits we want, and stop the ones we don’t want.
Developing a habit of self-discovery means creating intentional rhythms whereby one observes who he is, listens to his life, and strives to define himself apart from his professional assignments.
When you rise in the morning, nearly half of your day will be determined by the patterns you’ve either intentionally created or passively allowed.
This is Brad Lomenick walking us through the 20 habits that he feels build a good leader and solid organizations. He groups them into three areas. Humble – who you are Hungry – where you want to go Hustle – how you’ll get there
Habits are the invisible architecture of daily life. We repeat 40 percent of our behavior almost days, so our habits shape our existence, and our future. If we change our habits, we change our lives.
In Better than Before Gretchen Rubin looks at how we create habits when it’s hard.
Success is actually a short race — a sprint fuelled by discipline just long enough for habit to kick in and take over.