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Willpower doesn't work : discover the hidden keys to success / Benjamin Hardy.

Hardy, Benjamin, (author.).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Union Co PL - Liberty NF 158 Har (Text) 34194001171637 NF Checked out 12/17/2018
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 158 HARDY (Text) 33946003333692 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780316441322
  • ISBN: 0316441325
  • Physical Description: xviii, 235 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Hachette Books, [2018]

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Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Why willpower doesn't work -- Part 1: Your environment shapes you. Every hero is the product of a situation : understanding the power of surroundings -- How your environment shapes you : the myth of willpower -- Two types of "enriched" environments : high stress and high recovery -- Part 2. How to make willpower irrelevant. Reset your life : make powerful decisions outside your routine environment -- Designate a sacred space : establish a daily environment to stay on course -- Remove everything that conflicts with your decisions : subtraction is productivity -- Change your default options : make positive choices automatic -- Create triggers to prevent self-sabotage : putting failure-planning to work -- Part 3. Outsource high performance and success to our environment. Embed "forcing functions" into your environment : make change happen -- More than good intentions : how to adapt to new and difficult environments -- Grow into your goals : outsource your motivation to high pressure environments -- Rotate your environments : change it up based on the work you're doing -- Find unique collaboraions : change your world through who you work with -- Neve forget where you came from : remember the environment where you began -- Conclusion: No matter where you are, you can change.
Summary, etc.:
Argues that lasting personal change, high performance, creativity, and productivity can only occur by strategically outsourcing desired behavior to goal-enriching environments.
Subject: Self > Social aspects.
Identity (Psychology)
Becoming (Philosophy)
Proximity spaces.

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