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What Are 'Habits'?

Habits are regular actions that support us. Due to the power of Accumulation, habits can add up to huge results over time.

Habits require Willpower to create. It's better to use Guiding Structure to help install the habits you want to adopt.

Habits are easier to install if you use triggers. For example, make a note to take your vitamins every time you wash your teeth.

Focus on installing one habit at a time until it feels automatic and you can move to the next one. Remember that your Willpower is limited.

Questions About 'Habits'


"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."

Will Durant, historian, paraphrasing Aristotle, ancient Greek philosopher

From Chapter 7:

Working With Yourself


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The Personal MBA

Master the Art of Business

A world-class business education in a single volume. Learn the universal principles behind every successful business, then use these ideas to make more money, get more done, and have more fun in your life and work.

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