In this episode of The Habit Chef Podcast, we'll learn how decision fatigue is like human kryptonite and how we can use habits to overcome it. Listen in, and you'll learn how we sabotage ourselves without even knowing it, why decision fatigue causes us to procrastinate and make poor decisions, how habits preserve mental energy by allowing us to take action automatically, and how we can setup simple habits to help us make better decisions.
In this episode of The Habit Chef Podcast, we'll talk through the importance of doing what you want to be, and the three simple ways to get started today. Listen in, and you'll learn how you can be anything just by doing the actions, how knowing your why helps you reclaim your urgency, why you shouldn't buy things to support a new goal, and how just trying to take a small step makes a big difference.
In this episode of The Habit Chef Podcast, we'll explore the role of identity in habit development using James Clear's latest writings. We'll also focus on specific ways you can use this approach. Listen in, and you'll learn why proving your identity is more important than results, especially at first, how to use this approach to start your habit snowball, how to work backwards to select your tiny habits, and why it's important to recognize propaganda and choose your identity instead of automatically following the default option.
In this episode of The Habit Chef Podcast, we'll experiment with one of the secret weapons of behavioral psychology - rituals. Often misunderstood, we'll explore how we can use them to do our best work. Listen in, and you'll learn what to do when you're staring at a blank document or spreadsheet, how to overcome dread and fear to do work that matters, why you need a pre-game ritual just like the pros, and how to capture and use momentum to add habits easily.
In a special episode of The Habit Chef Podcast, we'll explore a baker's dozen of powerful personal development principles with this week's master chef, Charlie Gilkey. A self-described old soul, Charlie is an author, speaker, contributor to Inc Magazine, and business advisor at Productive Flourishing. I met Charlie at the first World Domination Summit and was immediately struck by how well he integrated his experience as an officer with the Army National Guard and his doctoral studies in philosophy into principles that resonated for business owners and individual peak performers. For his habit profile, Charlie thought an audio interview would be better, and I have to agree. Listen in on our conversation to hear Charlie's insights directly, and then use the notes below to implement the key ideas in your own life.
In this episode of The Habit Chef Podcast, we'll explore one of the toughest areas of habit development - the ones you don't do every day. More specifically, you'll learn how to identify habits that need a different strategy, why making an appointment is important and how to do it effectively, how to use a placeholder habit, and when you should commit to a daily habit.
In this episode of The Habit Chef Podcast, I'll share the surprising habits that have helped me restore my health after severe health problems four years ago. More specifically, you'll learn how to eat healthy and deal with your cravings, why sleep is so important and how to get enough, why you'll want to sit less and what to do instead, how to use exercise to improve your brain, and how to live virtually pain free.
In this episode of The Habit Chef Podcast, you'll learn four proven habits for getting started again when you feel stuck. More specifically, you'll learn how to develop positive momentum by starting very small, why you must be willing to ask for help, how to reclaim your motivation, and how to tell if it's just a season or if you're sabotaging yourself.
In this episode of The Habit Chef Podcast, we'll mine the research on successful companies and leaders to discover their four most important habits. Then, we'll explore how we can develop those same habits to be better leaders in our businesses, communities, and families. More specifically, you'll learn how the leaders in Jim Collins' research developed their principles from well-crafted habits, why (and how) real leaders choose humility over ego, why curiosity is critical to challenging assumptions, how to be candid (even when it's uncomfortable), and why consistency is more important than explosive growth.
In this episode of The Habit Chef Podcast, we'll question if habits even matter and you'll discover the surprising reason they're incredibly important. More specifically, you'll learn why habits are like the fabled doubling penny, why you can't change your life without changing your habits, how we can use habits to influence others, and how habits can change your family tree or your org chart.