Episode 6: The Power of Habit

On this episode of the Business for Superheroes Podcast, I am joined by my husband Joe to talk about the power of habit and the habit loop. I also share advice on how you can change a bad habit and how good habits are important for success.  

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Key Points

  • [0:50] What is Vicky’s worst habit?
  • [1:59] How did Joe stop smoking?
  • [3:25] How did Vicky stop smoking?
  • [4:18] What is the habit loop?
  • [5:13] You can’t control what happens to you but you can control how you react to it.
  • [8:26] Focusing your time and energy on stuff you can do & the power of habit.
  • [10:27] Good intentions are worthless on their own and success requires action.
  • [10:41] Success has a lot to do with consistency.
  • [12:54] We have two selves: a conscious self and an unconscious self.
  • [13:43] Your unconscious brain takes over certain tasks in your life.
  • [14:17] Your habits run about 40% of what you do.
  • [16:28] Almost everything we do is habit.
  • [17:50] You feel good after exercising because you’re in a habit loop.
  • [18:50] The bad news: you can’t break habits.
  • [20:56] The good news: once you form habits you can change them.
  • [24:35] A simple way to change your bad habits. 
  • [26:03] Next week Vicky will talk about email marketing.  

Mentioned in This Episode: www.businessforsuperheroes.com/inner-circle The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg  

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