The Power of Habit – Why we do what we do in Life and Business

The power of Habits

Book Review – The Power of Habit – Why we do what we do in Life and Business – by Charles Duhigg

Habits are the foundation of a successful Life

Habits are the invisible architecture of daily life. They are intricately linked to Productivity and Success. If we learn to cultivate good habits, we can easily power up our Productivity and Success.

However, habit formation strategies are neutral. Which implies that we are as likely to develop bad habits, as much as good habits.

Developing good habits and replacing bad habits with good habits are both challenging. But many chronic overeaters, problem drinkers, and obsessive shoppers have successfully remade their lives – in short periods of time. How do they do it? If they can, can’t we? Continue reading “The Power of Habit – Why we do what we do in Life and Business”

Book Review – Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less – Greg McKeown

Essentialism - Book review

THE WISDOM OF LIFE CONSISTS IN THE ELIMINATION OF NON-ESSENTIALS.

—Lin Yutang

It is in Human Nature to love to do something, as opposed to do nothing. Whether it is essential or not, doesn’t matter. We have a distinct bias towards action (Action bias). You might have noticed in Football matches, while facing penalty kicks, goal keepers dive either left or right and rarely stood their position. Yet data shows, that they would have been much more successful, if they had stood in the center of the goal.

We carry a similar bias towards Productivity also. We tend to think that Successful people are always action oriented Continue reading “Book Review – Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less – Greg McKeown”

Seven habits of Highly Productive People — How to be Hyper Productive for Success

7 habits of highly productive people

It’s not always that we need to do more but rather that we need to focus on less.” –  Nathan W. Morris

In the recent past, can you think back to a time when you felt overwhelmed? – with too many things to do all at once? Wondering how to be productive? I bet, most of us can.

Being Consistently Productive amid ever-increasing workload and the multiple roles we play — is almost a Universal Challenge. We may be a Parent, Employee, Leader, Son or  Daughter, Student at the same time; Can we do justice to most if not all roles?

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