James Clear – Atomic Habits

James Clear is a writer, entrepreneur, speaker and New York Times best-selling author.

He has spent years educating millions of readers on the importance of habits, decision-making, and continuous improvement. He is a regular speaker at Fortune 500 companies, and his work is used in the NFL, NBA, and MLB.

His new book, ‘Atomic Habits’, details his system of building good habits and breaking bad ones, showing how small changes can have a transformative effect in every aspect of your life.

00:00 Trailer.

02:04 Brian’s thoughts on the episode.

03:09 Brian’s introduction.

03:41 James loves other great cities in the world, but London he feels he could call home.

06:00 Habits are one thing in life you have control over and are a lagging measure of your life experience.

10:18 How habits affect our personality.

13:01 What is a habit and why did James become obsessed with their influence?

18:33 The science behind cue, craving, response and reward.

22:55 What happens if you forget about the goal and focus only on the system.

30:04 Explanation of the notion of one percent each day.

33:43 How today’s need for immediate reward can be balanced with long term results of good habits.

41:35 How James’ method differs from other methods like affirmations,

43:58 Using reframing.

46:22 Breaking bad habits.

47:55 The rules for making good habits, …make it obvious.

1:04:14 … make it attractive.

1:12:21 The concept of anticipation of the reward motivating the reward as opposed to the action itself.

1:19:30 James thoughts on the place addiction has in forming habits.

1:22:43 … make it easy: motion versus action.

1:29:59 Using technology to help with forming good habits.

1:34:03 … make it satisfying.

1:38:13 The role gamification can play.

1:41:05 Never miss twice.

1:43:21 Coping with the boredom of habits.

1:48:57 The Goldilocks rule.

1:51:27 Some practical take-aways from James to get started on forming good habits.

1:57:53 James’ daily practices.

2:00:18 The chaining action of some habits and the key habit which has the biggest pay-off.

2:02:07 The habit James struggles with.

2:04:49 James’ super-power.

2:11:25 Best and worst days of his life.

2:14:35 What scares him.

2:16:49 What we would be surprised to learn about James.

2:18:10 Habits don’t restrict freedom, they create it.

2:18:49 What keeps him awake at night.

2:22:44 Phone call to the 20 years old James Clear.

2:24:04 Best advice he ever received.

2:26:00 Success secrets.

2:26:24 Advice continued.

2:27:31 Brian’s summing up.

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jawadhamidi16455
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jawadhamidi16455

can you subtitles its gonna be really helpfull to undrestand

KENGSIANG88823
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KENGSIANG88823

Great Interview! Thank You!

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vc43332462

WTF is this? — “Sorry Because of its privacy settings, this video cannot be played here.”

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jnoumsi856

One of the best podcasts I’ve listened to this year. Key advice from him: “You can miss a day and you shouldn’t feel bad about it. Just don’t make it two… Every action you take casts a vote for the type of person you’re trying to become.”

Markus
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Very insightful! Thank you!

Cris
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Cris

Great stuff to use and lear from, thanks Brain!

Derek van Zyl
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Powerful. Thanks

Dave
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Dave

James is great and I am enjoying his book.

Kristina Lesana Matty
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So many insightful information. Great interview. Thank you Brian. 🤩

Dima
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Dima

Just brilliant! Every minute of this interview contains so much valuable info. Thank you!!

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forbrowsings196

Such an amazing interview. Thanks so much.

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JGHaynes1985129

Great interview!

lexwallman
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lexwallman

Why does this video stall at around 44:00?

abhineos67
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abhineos67

There’s some glitch streaming gets stuck after 48 min every time .
Can someone help me with

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unikadanceevents

fucking awesome x

marciiofiilho
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marciiofiilho

Great episode! Thank you guys very much for sharing this!

Irune
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Irune

probably one of the best interesting videos I’ve seen lately, waiting for the Spanish version of the book 😀

Darren
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Darren

awesome episode. I love it- Habits lead to routine lead to success!

Jay
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Simple. Clear. Thought provoking. Thanks for the wonderful talk.

sonam121fitness
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50 minutes in and the bowl of fruit beats the bottom draw! Practical advice is friendly and helpful.