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The Power of Habit

Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

Charles Duhigg

OVER 60 WEEKS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LISTWith a new Afterword by the authorIn The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize–winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. Distilling vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives that...
Publish Date
2014-01-07T00:00:00.000Z
2014-01-07T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 2012
Goodreads rating
4.11
ISBN
8601406381322
Recommendations
14
Recommendations
A very good book.      source
Interesting, not because of its content necessarily, but because it’s good for me to always keep on top of mind how powerful my habits are.      source
Persuasion Reading List.      source
Fantastic. I got The Power of Habit and I gave it to everyone in my company.      source
2018-03-28T01:54:33.000Z
@Beam626 @cduhigg Totally. But this book has opened up my eyes that we do thinga out of habit, that sometimes we don't realize. Realizing this is powerful.      source
2012-03-01T00:00:00.000Z
Great dissection and analysis of what creates habits, and the power of changing just one of three steps in the habit loop.      source
2021-02-02T18:08:27.000Z
@journeyofage All great books      source
2019-05-02T00:00:00.000Z
This month I finally got to reading The Power of Habit, a book published a few years ago that compiles a bunch of great academic neuroscience and applied psychology research on habit formation. It includes clear reporting and interviewing work by its author, Charles Duhigg, whose day job is reporting for The New York Times. The book uses the now-standard formula of beginning each chapter with an anecdote that’s later substantiated by research, but that doesn’t make it any less interesting (or useful). Plus, the bits detailing Paul O’Neill’s transformation of Alcoa are priceless reading for a CEO trying to build a mission-driven company.      source
2021-01-30T19:11:35.000Z
@TheBasisPoint @cduhigg I loved that book too!      source
2016-01-01T16:10:04.000Z
Some of my favorite books on human behavior. @danbharris @mkonnikova @navarrotells @cduhigg MIA: @AdamMGrant      source
2021-01-04T13:00:54.000Z
Some of my favorite business books, comment one book that changed your life      source
2017-01-21T14:34:00.000Z
@Gromy16 same with the book on Habits.      source