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Mahatma Gandhi encouraged his followers to “be the change that you wish to see in the world.” In this brief yet motivating lecture, computer engineer Matt Cutts explains how, in 30-day chunks, you can become a better version of yourself. By stepping outside his comfort zone, Cutts mastered the art of the 30-day challenge. His advice: Forget making a single, bigger-than-life New Year’s resolution. Instead, set more manageable goals that transform you from a dreamer into a 30-day improvement specialist. getAbstract recommends this video to goal-minded people who wish to develop the willpower and stamina they need to make life changes – 30 days at a time.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to approach a 30-day challenge,
  • Why 30-day changes stick long term and
  • What components make such changes sustainable.

About the Speaker

Matt Cutts is a search engine optimization expert at Google, where he advocates the elimination of poor web practices, such as spam.



When computer engineer Matt Cutts felt his life had fallen into a rut, he decided to act. Cutts was inspired by Morgan Spurlock, the visionary behind the docudrama Super Size Me. The concept is simple: Picture an area of your life that you’ve always wanted to improve, and with conscious dedication...

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