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Master the Art of Business

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What Is 'Willpower Depletion'?

Willpower is a way to interrupt our automatic processing in order to do something else. Our reserves of willpower are very limited, and become Depleted with use.

The best way to use your limited resources of willpower is to use Guiding Structure to change your environment instead of your behavior.

Focus on using your willpower to change your environment, and you'll have more available when Inhibition is necessary.

Questions About 'Willpower Depletion'


"If you don't want to slip, don't go where it's slippery."

Alcoholics Anonymous maxim

From Chapter 6:

The Human Mind


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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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