Getting To The “Ideal Day”

June 16, 2014 in Productivity

Productivity sucks. Over the last 5 years, advice on how to squeeze more and more time from our days has flooded the web. “No email before breakfast! “No breakfast before stretching!” “Organic açai berries are the only way to start your day!” Let’s be honest — even with all these “tips,” isn’t it still extremely […]

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How I’m Using Pavlok To Go Back To School (With ConversionXL)

June 6, 2014 in Habit Change

Many of you know that last week was the exclusive launch of Pavlok to a select group of Hack the System readers. So far, the response to our cutting edge technology has been tremendous. (If you haven’t seen the live in-studio interview I did in Los Angeles that week, check it out here.) Here’s something […]

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Maneesh’s Book Notes: “The Motivation Hacker” By Nick Winter

May 30, 2014 in Productivity

I love reading books on my Kindle because it allows me to do simple things that no other form of reading can — particularly, take incredibly detailed notes with the swipe of a finger. Aside from this being a really cool feature, it’s also a great learning and retention tool. Let’s face it: We forget […]

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Pavlok Revealed: Wednesday, Beta Test the First Habit Training Devices

May 26, 2014 in Habit Change

9 months ago, I had an idea: What if we could invent a device that could help us form new habits? Hell — Aristotle once said,   I began intensively experimenting with behavior change techniques, leading to the Hack the Habit Facebook Group — a group of about 100 active users who have tested dozens […]

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The #1 Reason People Fail, Don’t Stick to their Commitments (and don’t form good habits)

May 22, 2014 in Habit Change

I remember the first time I realized I needed “help.” From the outside looking in, I was in an enviable position. In my early 20’s, I’d already attended a prestigious university and traveled around the world. I’d started multiple profitable businesses that allowed me to live and work from anywhere. And I was miserable. It […]

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