Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business

“As he did in The Power of Habit, Charles Duhigg melds cutting-edge science, deep reporting, and wide-ranging stories to give us a fuller, more human way of thinking about how productivity actually happens. He manages to reframe an entire cultural conversation: Being productive isn’t only about the day-to-day and to-do lists. It’s about seeing our lives as a series of choices, and learning that we … [ Read more ]

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

In The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize–winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. Distilling vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives that take us from the boardrooms of Procter & Gamble to sidelines of the NFL to the front lines of the civil rights movement, Duhigg presents … [ Read more ]

How Companies Learn Your Secrets

Your shopping habits reveal even the most personal information—like when you’re going to have a baby.

How Habits Work (and How They Change)

Most of the choices we make each day may feel like the products of well-considered decision making, but they’re not.

They’re habits. […]

Countless people, from Aristotle to Oprah, have tried to understand why habits exist. But only in the past two decades have neurologists, psychologists, sociologists, and marketers really begun understanding how habits work—and more important, how they change.