Motivation is not the key to habits

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.

Just put the reps in

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.

Atomic Habits

James Clear provides us with a step by step system to build the habits we want, and stop the ones we don’t want.

Self-Discovery and Intentional Rythms

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.

Half your day is habits

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.

H3 Leadership: Be Humble. Stay Hungry. Always Hustle.

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 life

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.

Better Than Before

In Better than Before Gretchen Rubin looks at how we create habits when it’s hard.

Success is a short race

Success is actually a short race — a sprint fuelled by discipline just long enough for habit to kick in and take over.