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Understanding the 0.1% efforts could be so much more in the long run, learn how through Atomic Habits.

How to become 37.78 times better at anything | Atomic Habits summary (by James Clear)

How to become 37.78 times better at anything | Atomic Habits summary (by James Clear)

Escaping Ordinary (B.C Marx)

Massive Action vs 1% Improvement

Massive success is possible only through massive action, that's not true. It's the tiny improvements (hard to notice), that create incredible change.

The Math?

1% better every day for a year will compound to nearly 38 times better.

1% worse every day for over a ...

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The Truth About Progress

When we start something, we expect linear progress, but it's always a gradual unnoticeable small change

James Clear calls the chase before the 'Breakthrough' as the "Valley of Disappointment", after which the compounding outcomes are seen. This needs

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Goals vs Systems

"Forget about Goals, Focus on Systems instead"

Goal - Result of what you want to accomplish

System - Processes that lead to results

Set SMART goals, but you could also succeed with just focusing on Systems.

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Problem With Goals

What if you have only Goals, and no Systems?

  1. Win/Lose - Successful and unsuccessful people share the same goals.
  2. Momentary Change - Achieving a goal changes your life only for a moment.
  3. Either/ Or Conflict - Either you ...

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System of Atomic Habits

Atomic habits are small routines and behaviors that accumulate to produce incremental positive outcomes over time.

Big breakthroughs get more attention that small improvements, but what matters are the daily decisions and actions we take.

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JAMES CLEAR

Just as atoms are the building blocks of molecules, atomic habits are the building blocks of remarkable results.

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