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5 Lessons I Learned from “The Power of Habit” by Charles Duhigg

In my opinion, there are three broad factors that contribute more to your success than any other:

  1. Your health
  2. Smart goals
  3. Strong habits

I got deadly serious about habit-building about halfway through 2014. You can read a bit more about it in my 2014 year-end review, but to sum it up, I started waking up early, built a productive morning routine, and created a habit of publishing content on a much more regular basis.

These habits were so successful in part because I used some great tools to track them (such as Habitica), but I believe the main reason for their success is that I learned how habits work. 

The resource that taught me how they work was Charles Duhigg’s book The Power of Habit, and today I’ll share five of the most important lesson I learned from reading it.

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