If you’ve listened to the podcast for any amount of time, you’re likely to know that J. and Zach aren’t big fans of goals. On the show today, they discuss why New Year’s resolutions don’t work and how they focus on systems to achieve the results they want. You will discover:

  • Some of the exciting things coming up on the Patreon
  • Why New Year’s resolutions don’t work and why building systems is more important than setting goals
  • How to build the life you want by focusing on a 1% improvement every day
  • How to gamify habit creation + the power of physical reminders 
  • The difference between positive and negative reinforcement
  • Some of the systems the guys use to simplify their lives and stay focused on their business

The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving your writing craft, and honest discussions of what it takes to build a successful career as an author.

Get exclusive bonus content by supporting The Career Author Podcast on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor

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Atomic Habits by James Clear – http://books2read.com/u/mvKlMl

Ryan Holiday Medium Article – https://medium.com/s/notes-on-changing-your-life/how-to-develop-better-habits-in-2019-143e1e21ecbc

The Career Author – http://www.thecareerauthor.com

The Career Author YouTube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmIYVcr1UdWgSvYpb3Ol3xg

Patreon – http://www.patreon.com/thecareerauthor

Molten Universe Media – http://www.moltenuniversemedia.com

Rock Apocalypse 2019 – http://www.rockapoc.com

Sell More Book Show Summit 2019 – http://www.sellmorebooksshow.com/summit