ChangeThis: Issue 92
March 21, 2012
How Habits Work (and How They Change) by Charles Duhigg “Most of the choices we make each day may feel like the products of well-considered decision making, but they’re not. They’re habits. Habits are subtle.
"Most of the choices we make each day may feel like the products of well-considered decision making, but they're not. They're habits. Habits are subtle. But any habit can be changed. And now we—finally—know how."
"It's silly to talk about personal finance without talking about where you live and what you drive. ... There are plenty of people who have discovered this truth and, rather than trying to keep up with the Joneses or submitting to their tyranny, are getting a good laugh at them."
"Clearly, when it comes to business-building, some degree of obsession is required—or soon the business won't be around to obsess about. The problem arises when entrepreneurs try to simultaneously enjoy a thriving family life."
"People and organizations are much more likely to thrive if the leader subscribes to what Robert Greenleaf called Servant Leadership. It is not a new idea—Greenleaf didn't invent it nor did I. However, it is an idea whose time has come... It is time to Lead Differently!"
"Lying inside you, untapped, is an inspirational force. Guided by passion and steered by your influence, you can build momentum for yourself, others or a greater cause."