Although not a new release, I have been inspired this year by Atomic Habits by James Clear. This is perfect for both our business and personal development. James describes how tiny changes make a big difference, similar to compound interest. Follow his 4 Laws: Make it Obvious, Make it Attractive, Make it Easy, and Make it Satisfying to lead to fulfilling results.
— Sandra Monk, Book Manager, SeaTac International Airport, Hudson
The #1 New York Times bestseller. Over 10 million copies sold!
Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results
No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results.
If you're having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn't you. The problem is your system. Bad habits repeat themselves again and again not because you don't want to change, but because you have the wrong system for change. You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems. Here, you'll get a proven system that can take you to new heights.
Clear is known for his ability to distill complex topics into simple behaviors that can be easily applied to daily life and work. Here, he draws on the most proven ideas from biology, psychology, and neuroscience to create an easy-to-understand guide for making good habits inevitable and bad habits impossible. Along the way, readers will be inspired and entertained with true stories from Olympic gold medalists, award-winning artists, business leaders, life-saving physicians, and star comedians who have used the science of small habits to master their craft and vault to the top of their field.
Learn how to:
make time for new habits (even when life gets crazy);
overcome a lack of motivation and willpower;
design your environment to make success easier;
get back on track when you fall off course;
...and much more.
Atomic Habits will reshape the way you think about progress and success, and give you the tools and strategies you need to transform your habits--whether you are a team looking to win a championship, an organization hoping to redefine an industry, or simply an individual who wishes to quit smoking, lose weight, reduce stress, or achieve any other goal.
About the Author
James Clear is a writer and speaker focused on habits, decision making, and continuous improvement. He is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, Atomic Habits. The book has sold over 5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into more than 50 languages. Clear is a regular speaker at Fortune 500 companies and his work has been featured in places like Time magazine, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and on CBS This Morning. His popular "3-2-1" email newsletter is sent out each week to more than 1 million subscribers.
Wall Street Journal bestseller USA Today bestseller Publisher's Weekly bestseller One of Fast Company's 7 Best Business Books of 2018 One of Business Insider's Best Self-Help Books of 2018
"A supremely practical and useful book. James Clear distills the most fundamental information about habit formation, so you can accomplish more by focusing on less." -Mark Manson, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck
“James Clear has spent years honing the art and studying the science of habits. This engaging, hands-on book is the guide you need to break bad routines and make good ones.” -Adam Grant, New York Times best-selling author of Originals, Give and Take, and Option B with Sheryl Sandberg
"A special book that will change how you approach your day and live your life." -Ryan Holiday, bestselling author of The Obstacle is the Way and Ego is the Enemy
“As a physician attempting to help my patients build healthy habits to decrease and reverse chronic disease, Atomic Habits is the playbook I have been searching for. Not only does the book offer actionable items I can teach my patients, I can refer them to read and implement the ideas themselves. The format is powerful and simple. This should be taught in all medical schools.” -Laurie Marbas, MD, United States Air Force veteran
“Atomic Habits was a great read. I learned a lot and think it’ll be helpful to a lot of people.” —Gayle King, co-anchor of CBS This Morning and editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine
“Useful new book” –Wall Street Journal
“In Atomic Habits, Clear will show you how to overcome a lack of motivation, change your environment to encourage success, and make time for new (and better) habits. –Glamour.com
“Atomic Habits is a great book for anyone who is frustrated with the way they can’t seem to kick that one (or two dozen) bad habit(s) and wants to finally achieve health, fitness, financial freedom, great relationships, and a good life.” –Medium.com
“Excellent. Well worth the read.” –Benjamin Hardy, Inc.com