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How to make products habit-forming

From Nir Eyal’s talk at PARC 4/10/14     How to Create Habit-Forming Products   First determine is the product an aspirin (pain-killer) or a vitamin? In other words, does it address burning need and have quantifiable market or is it a vitamin? i.e. is it  nice to have. Habit-forming products go from being a … Continue reading

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Twelve Irrational Things We Do (and What We Can Do About It)

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)  was created and developed by the American psychotherapist and psychologist Albert Ellis. REBT is a practical, action-oriented approach to coping with problems and enhancing personal growth. It places a good deal of its focus on the present: on currently-held attitudes, painful emotions and maladaptive behaviors that can sabotage a fuller experience of life. … Continue reading

Will & Discipline are Overrated! Seven Strategies to Achieve Excellence

1. Pursue something you love: Passion is an incredible motivator. It fuels focus, resilience, and perseverance. 2. Do the hardest work first: We all move instinctively toward pleasure and away from pain.Most great performers delay gratification and take on the difficult work of practice in the mornings, before they do anything else. That’s when most of us have the most energy … Continue reading

How to Create a Daily Habit – Any Habit!

Pick one (1) habit only that you wish to create. Do NOT set a goal that you wish this habit to accomplish. (That will come later!) For example: A habit is “exercising more”. A goal is “running a marathon.” Decide the MINIMUM that you wish to do daily to inculcate this habit. Keep it easy! … Continue reading

Shikakeology – the science of habit change

Shikake is an embodied trigger for behavior change The trigger is designed to induce a specific behavior The behavior should lead to solutions to personal or societal issues The merits of Shikakeological approach are summarized as four points; low expertise, low cost, wide range of target users, and long term continuous behavior changes. Developing a … Continue reading

Nine daily habits for happiness

1. Start each day with expectation. If there’s any big truth about life, it’s that it usually lives up to (or down to) your expectations. Therefore, when you rise from bed, make your first thought: “something wonderful is going to happen today.” Guess what? You’re probably right. 2. Take time to plan and prioritize. The … Continue reading