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E221: Why Willpower Doesn’t Work And What To Do Instead With Benjamin J. Hardy

By Marc Guberti

Benjamin J. Hardy is a top writer on Medium, PhD Candidate at Clemson University, and author of Willpower Doesn’t Work: Discover The Hidden Keys To Success. With his popular writings focusing on self-improvement, motivation and entrepreneurship, today’s guest has spent years inspiring others to obtain success through his work, studies and personal experiences. He’s one of Medium’s top writers whose work has also been featured in places like Inc and Forbes Quotes To Remember: “What is in proximity to you basically is what determines what you’ll become.” “You should rotate your environment regularly.” “Situational factors are what make flow happen. Novelty or newness is just one flow trigger.” “It’s not people that shape history. It’s actually extreme situations.” “Change your defaults.” “Most of our behaviors is so unconscious that we take it for granted.” “If you really want to change your life, you have to re-establish who you are around.” “You get in life what you are willing to tolerate.” What You’ll Learn: Why Willpower Doesn’t Work Staying Eager and Energized Throughout the Day How to Optimize Your Work Environment   Key Links From The Show: Benjamin’s SiteBenjamin P. Hardy – Medium How to Sell a Million Copies of Your Non-Fiction Book Gapingvoid   Recommended Books: Content Marketing Secrets by Marc Guberti Willpower Doesn't Work by Benjamin Hardy The Story of Civilization by Will Durant The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk Brain Power by Kelly Howell and Michael J. Gelb The Blue Zones by Dan Buettner

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