Pivotal Habits

If you’ve ever tried to start a new habit, such as exercising or eating better, you have firsthand experience with habits. You also know how difficult it can be—in fact, it can seem downright impossible at times. Yet forming new habits is critical to pivoting. In fact, you must change your habits in order to pivot. You can’t start a business, for example, with your old habits. After all: Your habit of sleeping in and [...]

Turning New Year Resolutions Into Rituals

We’ve all heard it many times -- New Year’s resolutions don’t stick. It’s been said that more than 80% of people don’t stick to their resolutions beyond the first 3 weeks of the New Year. Rather than writing another pseudo-scientific diatribe on why that’s the case, here’s a more empowering process that gets to the RESULT part, and leaves the rationalization part where it belongs (in the past!). The concept I want to share with [...]