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According to blogger James Clear, the small changes and choices you make every day affect your results. If you aren’t achieving your goals, make minor adjustments to grow into the person you seek to become. Clear uses the rags-to-riches story of the British cycling team to illustrate his points – perhaps an ill-advised analogy considering the doping allegations surrounding the team. Nevertheless, Clear’s tips on habit formation offer both inspiration and practical guidance that will help you make lasting changes in your life.

About the Speaker

Blogger James Clear is an author, entrepreneur and photographer.

 

Summary

Dave Brailsford coached the British cycling team to Tour de France victory by seeking out numerous “1% improvements” that would compound to produce serious transformation. Until Brailsford’s appointment, the team was mediocre. After just two years of applying incremental improvements – such as introducing ergonomic saddles and finding the massage gel that helped riders recover fastest – the team won the Tour de France, as well as three of the subsequent four tournaments. Piecemeal improvements are critical to achieving game-changing results. To form better habits, follow a four-step framework:

  1. “Noticing” – ...

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