My Path to Uncovering the Power of Habit Formation
I’m fascinated with habits. I love the romantic notion that tomorrow is full of infinite possibilities, and the reality is what we did yesterday is the best predictor of what we’ll do tomorrow.
In fact, depending on which research you look at, between 30–80% of our daily activities are on automatic pilot. Whatever your percentage, habit patterns translate to a significant portion of our day.
Take a shower. Brush your teeth. Check Facebook. Drive to work.
Have you ever got all the way to work and didn’t remember how you got… Read the rest
I recently gave a talk to the great group of business leaders taking part in the Leadership Winter Park program of the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce in Florida. My talk was on entrepreneurship titled Disruptive Leadership. Along with the slides I’ve posted on slideshare, I’ve put together the… Read the rest
This is a post to accompany a talk I gave at the Quantified Self Conference & Expo 2015 in San Francisco.
It started with a segment I saw on 60 Minutes about how alcohol is connected to longevity, which seemed odd. But according to a 20-year study, people who… Read the rest
As an entrepreneur, it’s hard not to want to deconstruct the leadership of Steve Jobs after watching him lead Apple back from the brink of bankruptcy to become the most valuable company in the world.
I came of age at a time when he began to make his dent in … Read the rest