“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” Wise words from Aristotle, and an astute reminder that success doesn’t come overnight.
In our work and in life, we are little more than the sum of our habits. Who we are and what we accomplish depends largely on a vast network of routines and behaviors that we carry out with little to no thought whatsoever. But how do you create new habits and make those habits stick? If habits aren’t sticking in your life, it’s because you’re being too casual about change. Try these 4 proven tips to make your new habits last.