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107. Build Good Habits in 2018: Stanford Behavioral Scientist BJ Fogg

By David Kadavy – best-selling author

BJ Fogg (@bjfogg) is a behavioral scientist at Stanford University. He specializes in "Behavior Design," which aims to influence people for the better through insights about human behavior. This time of year everyone is thinking about who they want to be. Millions of people will make resolutions, and very few will actually keep them. That's because resolutions don't work. You'll have more success in reaching your goals if you build habits instead. Today, we'll be talking to BJ about building good habits in the New Year. Here's some of what we'll learn: You need to pick habits with the right characteristics to be successful in building those habits. What are the components of a habit that will stick? What are the most common mistakes people make in trying to build habits? You've probably heard that it takes 21 days to build a habit. That's actually a myth. How long does it really take to build a habit? Buy The Heart to Start on Amazon You have something to offer the world. Break through fear, self-doubt, and distractions to finally make it real. Buy The Heart to Start. Join Love Your Work Elite Support the show, get early access to episodes, as well as bonus masterclasses and office hours with me. Sign up at lywelite.com. Feedback? Questions? Comments? I love to hear anything and everything from you. Leave a review on Apple Podcasts, Tweet at me @kadavy, or email me david@kadavy.net.     Show Notes: http://kadavy.net/blog/posts/bj-fogg-podcast/

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