• A productivity expert with half a million followers says there's one tool every successful person uses to reach a goal - but it can also hold you back

    25 days ago - By Chron

    Courtesy of James Clear
    Successful people build habits by measuring their progress - and it can be as much of a hindrance as a benefit, according to productivity expert James Clear.
    There are three benefits to measuring your progress toward a goal, says Clear: It makes the behavior more obvious, creates an additive effect, and adds immediate gratification.
    But if you obsess about the measurement, it loses its benefits when it becomes the target - an concept known as Goodhart's Law.
    When it comes to building a habit, measurement is a double-edged sword.
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  • A productivity expert with half a million followers says there's one tool every successful person uses to reach a goal - but it can also hold you back

    A productivity expert with half a million followers says there's one tool every successful person uses to reach a goal - but it can also hold you back

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    Successful people build habits by measuring their progress - and it can be as much of a hindrance as a benefit, according to productivity expert James Clear .
    There are three benefits to measuring your progress toward a goal, says Clear: It makes the behavior more obvious, creates an additive effect, and adds immediate gratification.
    But if you obsess about the measurement, it loses its benefits when it becomes the target - an concept known as Goodhart's Law.
    When it comes to building a habit , measurement is a double-edged sword.
    In a recent podcast hosted by Brandon of the Mad Fientist...
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