Replace a habit. Context matters: Make it harder to do that habit. No cold turkey; instead, measure your habit. If-Then planning. Because you broke your ‘cookie fast’ doesn’t mean you should eat the whole box of cookies. Forgive yourself. Reduce the pressure.
Barking Up The Wrong Tree – This Is The Lazy Way To Kill Bad Habits: 8 Secrets From Research.
Dan Pink Interviuew
Best writing advice Dan Pink has ever received: “What promise are you making to the reader?”
How to be more confident.
Being self-critical certainly isn’t working. Time to change it up.
Nir Eyal’s talk on building behaviors instead of products.
Or, putting the user first. Or, executing on what users do with your product.
Rory Sutherland says this is important. May take me a few dozen viewings before I fully understand.
The post covers ‘Hooked’ by Nir Eyal, which covers “unprompted user engagement” – in other words – explains why I type facebook.com into the address bar before I’m fully cognizant of doing so.