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This endowed progress effect

This shows that a person who feels like they're making progress toward a goal is more likely to complete it and faster than a person who feels they’re starting from scratch.

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  1. Start by defining your one goal, the purpose of your chain. Schedule uninterrupted times into your day for it.
  2. Pursue your chain using whatever tools make sense to you: you can choose to use a digital calendar or an analog one.
  3. Create outcome-based requirements for every link...

This is a productivity and motivation technique used and popularised by Jerry Seinfeld.

Each day you complete your task, you put an X in your calendar. Just keep at it and the chain will grow longer every day. The temptation to skip a day will be weaker because you'll enjoy seeing that c...

Not breaking the chain leads to momentum, the force that allows something to grow stronger or faster as time passes. But like everything else, momentum has an equal and opposite reaction.

Friction is the resistance caused when one object is moving at a different rate than anot...

Sustained momentum toward a singular goal creates a compound effect. 

This means that consistent, incremental changes can result in fundamental changes over time.

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