James Clear

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Writer, Entrepreneur and Behavior Science Expert


How Experts Practice Better Than the Rest

The experts who embrace the idea of deliberate practice continually ask themselves these questions.

5 Common Mistakes That Cause New Habits to Fail

Behavior change is hard. With these tips, it's considerably less difficult.

When Creating New Habits, Avoid the Second Mistake

When it comes to building good habits and breaking bad habits, individual mistakes do not matter in the long-run. Instead, it is the second mistake that is far more important.

What I Do When it Feels Like My Work Isn't Good Enough

Self-doubt is not a cost you have to pay to become better. Let's talk about why.

To Make Big Gains, Avoid Tiny Losses

In many cases, improvement is not about doing more things right, but about doing less things wrong.

Learn Warren Buffett's '2 List' Strategy and Master Your Priorities

The billionaire uses this productivity strategy to help employees determine their priorities and actions.

How to Recover When Stress Starts to Build Up

'Cumulative stress' can sneak up on you. Here's how to plan for it.

How to Develop Mental Toughness in the Face of Adversity

We all experience failure, but mentally tough people realize that failure is an event, not their identity.

How Smart Do You Have to Be to Succeed?

We often think that the reason we aren't succeeding is because we haven't found the right strategy or because we weren't born with the right talents.

3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Sleep

If you want to improve your sleep and feel more rested, there are some practical ways to go about it -- ways I call the 'Levers of Sleep.'