Charles Duhigg uncovers how the right habits were crucial to the success of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, Starbucks CEO Howard Schiltz, and civil-rights hero Martin Luther King, Jr. The result is a compelling argument and an empowering discovery: the key to exercising regularly, losing weight, raising exceptional children, becoming more productive or even building revolutionary companies is understanding how habits worl. By harnessing this new science, we can transform our businesses, comminities, and our lives.
“Powerful in its elegant simplicity … Sharp, provocative and useful.” – Jim Collins
“Just the right balance of intellectual seriousness (and) practical advice on how to break our bad habits.” – The Economist