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The Power of Habit

The Power of Habit

Charles DuHigg

Summarized August 2017


SKU: 8172

ISBN: 1400069289

Price: $12.50

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Summary Description

In The Power of Habit, award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. With penetrating intelligence and an ability to distill vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives, Duhigg brings to life a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential for transformation.

Along the way we learn why some people and companies struggle to change, despite years of trying, while others seem to remake themselves overnight. We visit laboratories where neuroscientists explore how habits work and where, exactly, they reside in our brains. We discover how the right habits were crucial to the success of most extraordinary performers in business, government and sports.  We see how implementing so-called keystone habits can earn billions and mean the difference between failure, success and even life and death.

At its core, The Power of Habit contains an exhilarating argument: The key to exercising regularly, losing weight, raising exceptional children, becoming more productive, building revolutionary companies and social movements, and achieving success is understanding how habits work.

Big Ideas from The Power of Habit highlights the key concepts and examples found throughout the book.  In the process we clarify and critique the main principles so you can put them to work in your life and career.

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