How to activate good intentions

Five Scientific Reasons Why So Many Productivity Hacks Fail

As the chief scientist at a Fortune 25 health care company, it was my job to put behavioral science to good use in the workplace. For a number of reasons, that was easier said than done. In my experience, there are a few reasons why improving human behavior is so difficult. No matter what productivity fix you you personally or your company tries to implement, these are some of the obstacles you’re likely to run up against. Getting past them, though, starts with knowing what they are. 1. OUR BRAINS ARE WIRED TO IDLE IN AUTOPILOT. Whether we like it or not, whether it seems intuitive or not, most of what we do is automatic and happens under the radar. ….[READ]

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