The Power of Habit

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Number of Pages
375
Publication year
2012
Book Rating
4.07/5 (217830 ratings)

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The book bases around the fact that we are controlled by our habits. This book also tells us that we cannot get rid of our old bad habits, but we can impose a positive influence on it

A girl walks into a lab. Over the previous two decades, she has changed every facet of her life. She run a marathon, has stopped smoking, and been promoted on the job. The patterns within her mind have changed. Teachers at Procter & Gamble research videos of individuals. They are trying to determine how to market a product named Febreze to become among the greatest flops in business history. Unexpectedly, a pattern that is virtually undetectable is detected by one of them --and using a change in advertisements, Febreze proceeds to make a billion dollars. An CEO takes over one of the biggest companies in the usa. His first order of business will be assaulting a pattern one of his workers worker security is approached by them --and shortly Alcoa, the company, becomes the performer in the Dow Jones. By emphasizing the routines that shape all facets of our 15, they achieved success. By altering habits, they triumphed. At The Power of Habit, we are taken by award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg into the advantage of discoveries which explain how they may be changed and customs exist. Duhigg brings a new comprehension of human character and its potential for transformation with penetrating wisdom and the ability to distill huge amounts of data into engrossing narratives. Along the way we understand why businesses struggle and a few people to modify, despite the years of trying, but some appear to remake themselves. We see laboratories where neuroscientists research where they dwell within our brains and customs work. We find how the ideal customs were critical to the achievement of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, along with civil-rights hero Martin Luther King, Jr.. We move indoors the country's biggest hospitals, Rick Warren's Saddleback Church, NFL locker rooms, as well as Procter & Gamble, Target superstores and determine how executing mean that the difference between success and failure, death and life and keystone customs can make billions. In its heart, an debate is contained by The Power of Habit: The key to getting more effective, losing weight, increasing children, exercising regularly, developing moves and businesses, and attaining success is knowing customs get the job done. Habits are not destiny. Since Charles Duhigg reveals, by exploiting this new technology, we could alter our own lives, our communities, and our companies.

What makes this book stand out?

This book is the greatest business books of all times

Read it for

This book will help you get rid of the negative habits you possess and thus, push you towards your goal

Don't read it for

Not many chapters are dedicated to the negative habits

Brief about Author Charles Duhigg