Being curious is better than being smart.

Being motivated and curious counts for more than being smart because it leads to action. Being smart will never deliver results on its own because it doesn’t get you to act. It’s desire, not intelligence, that prompts behavior. – From Atomic Habits. The trick to doing anything is first cultivating a desire for it. Naval […]

The best way to start a new habit

Is with implementation intention, which is a plan you make beforehand about when and where to act. See chapter 5. The format is basically: I will [BEHAVIOR] at [TIME] in [LOCATION] Examples. Marriage. I will clean the counters at 7pm in the kitchen. Exercise. I will exercise at noon in my home. But the real […]

Identity drives behavior

But new identities require new evidence. If you keep casting the same votes you’ve always cast, you’re going to get the same results you’ve always had. If nothing changes, nothing is going to change. It’s a simple 2-step process. Decide the type of person you want to be Prove it to yourself with small wins […]

One Word That Will Change Your Life

Bought this book today on Audible. Quick listen. I was already familiar with the concept and had been thinking about a word for 2020 for the past few weeks. I’m going to give it a try. Already found it helpful once today, truth told. My word for 2020: Faithfulness Btw, 3 questions to help find […]