“Behavior change” is an intuition pump

Gary Wolf suggested that the phrase “behavior change” is an intuition pump – a phrase that leads one down a specific set of simplifications and assumptions that ultimately mislead one to making false conclusions.

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This idea is growing on me. Especially after this branch on “If behavior change is belief change” in which I play the role of scorned behavior change-ologist.

Still working on this but I think there’s something interesting at the end of this train of thought. I’m not there yet though.

 
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Everything I (currently) know about starting and keeping habits in one long manifesto

Cross-posted on the Bold Academy Blog. I had the opportunity and honor of speaking at the first ever Bold Academy in Boulder, Colorado the other day. I have been trying to distill many of the ideas we’ve experimented with and learned... Continue →