Forming New Productivity Habits: Theory & Practice. Agenda. Challenge: Why new methods don’t “stick” and what keeps certain workers reluctant to change ? Solution: How to introduce new working habits and make them “stick ” - 5 practical recommendations
Challenge: Why new methods don’t “stick” and what keeps certain workers reluctant to change?
Solution: How to introduce new working habits and make them “stick”
- 5 practical recommendations
Examples: Building particular productivity habits
- Granular workload management and Culture of sharing
Walking 8 to 10 miles a day improves your productivity… and calf muscles!
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Scientist and Inventor
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.“ (Aristotle)
About 45% of our everyday actions are habitual
“Rewiring” the brain for a new habit takes 66 days on average.
Depending on the complexity, it might take up to 8 months.
“Just by providing a good example makes it possible for other people to see better ways to do things.”
show me and I may remember, involve me and I’ll understand
“Social facilitation” concept: some competition might be motivating
Start withpart of the team and then plug in the rest of it
Split the new habit into parts and adopt them one by one
To drive change, you need to:
(Chip and Dan Heath)
Leverage positive habits to write new ones on top of them.
Bring work data onto people’s favorite smartphones.
Dangers of big assignments:
The top quality of a good team member:
“He shares info”
(RW Wizard survey)