Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

Seventy-nine percent of smartphone owners check their phone within 15 minutes of waking up every morning. One-third of Americans say they would rather give up sex than lose their cell phones. Candy Crush, Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, Pinterest and Spotify. How many people download and use these apps on their phone so much so that using […]

How to Learn Any Skill Rapidly

How to Learn Any Skill Rapidly

In November of 2012 I decided to join professional network/entrepreneurial brain trust. The rationale was simple, successful people don’t succeed on their own. There are two parts to the program: Monthly interviews with a wide array of brilliant people, masters and advisors that have helped countless people with productivity, health, psychology, and more Membership to an […]

How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work

How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work

Brothers Dan and Chip Heath (Made to Stick, Switch) have a new book out: Decisive – How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work. In Decisive, the Heaths introduce a four-step process designed to counteract the array of biases and irrationality that disrupt our decisions. Here are some of my notes from the lecture […]