Have you ever wanted to create better habits… and have them stick for the long term… even when your willpower is gone??
If you’re like us (and practically every other human on the planet), chances are you probably have! Despite the best of intentions, at some point or other ALL of us have struggled to stick with positive routines or follow through on what we said we’d do!
So, folks, imagine if right now you were about to get an easy and proven way to build good habits AND break bad ones….. well, you can imagine how game-changing it be, right??
Well, we’ve talked this guest up for a while now… and it’s about time we introduce him to you…
Here, all the way from US, with a practical solution to build a system for getting 1% better every day, is none other than…
… JAMES CLEAR!!!
Yes, he IS the guy Bryce has been banging on about since we attended the Australian Real Estate Conference (AREC) back in June… and who made a HUGE impact on the two of us… both professionally and personally. And here’s why…
James Clear is a writer and speaker focused on habits, decision-making and continuous improvement. He is the author of the New York Times’ best seller, Atomic Habits (we highly recommend this one folks!). And his website — https://jamesclear.com/ — receives MILLIONS of visitors each month with hundreds of thousands who subscribe to hear his insights, which bridge the gap between scientific research and practical life. James is a regular speaker at Fortune 500 companies and his work is used by coaches and players in the NFL, NBA and MLB.
Here’s just a tip-of-the-iceberg look at what we’re discussing today…
- Motivation is overrated; environment often matters more
- How to start small consistent habits that will lead to unimaginable results
- Forget about goals, focus on systems instead
Before kicking-off THE FIRST EPISODE OF OUR SUMMER SERIES, here are your resources…
- James’s Book — Atomic Habits
- Email the Premier — RentalReforms.com.au
- FREE BOOK! — The Armchair Guide to Property Investing
- FREE BOOK! — Make Money Simple Again
Wondering what they chat about throughout the episode??
04:56 – James’s backstory…
08:14 – Why focus on daily habits??
10:47 – How does behaviour science impact our attitude with habits?
12:40 – What is the downside to goal-setting?
14:09 – What happens if there’s a gap between your goals and your systems? (And why do systems ALWAYS trump goals?)
16:11 – How does habit formation apply to Money SMARTS?
17:37 – What is “Scaling Down” and how can you do it to sustain good habits?
19:27 – Why do you need to emphasise the entry point?
20:41 – What’s the one thing you need for true behaviour change?
23:13 – What common habits can you move the needle on quickly?
25:55 – THE 4-STEP FRAMEWORK TO BUILD GOOD HABITS AND BREAK BAD ONES
31:15 – How do you create your environment to encourage good habits?
35:40 – Why do you need to Master the Art of Delayed Gratification?
35:57 – What is The Valley of Death? (And how do you get through it?)
39:06 – GOLD!
42:35 – What does James recommend?
43:51 – How does James get so much done??
47:55 – How do you deal with disappointment and setbacks?
And here are the Books James Clear Recommends…
“A habit is not a finish line to be crossed, it’s a lifestyle to be lived”