James Clear

James Clear

Writer, Entrepreneur and Behavior Science Expert

More From James Clear

Innovation Now

Being Consistent Is Not the Same as Being Perfect

The danger with trying to be consistent is falling into an all-or-nothing mindset. Here, we explain.
Growth Strategies

What to Do When You Have Too Many Ideas and Not Enough Time

It all comes down to treating your life like ... a rose bush.
Innovation Now

The Only Productivity Tip You'll Ever Need

A look at one strategy that gets results, why it works, and what holds us back from using it consistently.
Creativity

How to Find Your Hidden Creative Genius

Do the work, finish something, get feedback, find ways to improve, show up again tomorrow. Repeat. Be awesome.
Innovation Now

Use the 'Eisenhower Box' to Stop Wasting Time and Be More Productive

Want to be more productive? Of course you do. Here's one proven strategy to improve your schedule -- from an unexpected source.
Habits

How to Change Your Beliefs and Stick to Your Goals for Good

The root of behavior change and building better habits is your identity. If you change the type of person that you believe that you are, then it's easier to change your actions.
Innovation Now

Stop Wasting Time on the Details and Commit to the Fundamentals

The small stuff, like answering emails and tweaking your web site design, are important but shouldn't be at the top of your to-do list. Instead, your time would be better spent focusing on the fundamentals.
Books

3 Books to Help You Form Better Habits, Be More Creative and Think Like a Leader

James Clear talks about three books that have fascinated him and inspired his writing.
Time Management

Don't Wait for Motivation. Do This Instead.

Making time to do great things comes down to doing this one thing right.

How You Can Stop Making Bad Decisions -- Now

Ever heard of decision fatigue? It might be what's stopping you from making more healthy and productive choices.
Failure

Afraid of Failure? Think Like a Scientist and Get Over It.

Your failures are not you. Your successes are not you. They are simply data points that help guide the next experiment.
Starting Up

No, You Shouldn't Obsess Over Being Perfect -- Especially When Starting Up

An imperfect start can always be improved, but obsessing over a perfect plan will never take you anywhere on its own.
Suitcase Entrepreneur

Travel Habits: How to Stay Healthy and Fit on the Road

Don't let new environments keep you from eating right, feeling great and staying productive for your startup.
Lifestyle

10 Simple Ways to Eat Healthy Without Thinking

Some practical ways to apply 'environment design' to your world and make it easier to live a healthy, happy and adventurous life.