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Willpower Doesn't Work

Willpower Doesn't Work

Discover the Hidden Keys to Success

We rely on willpower to create change in our lives…but what if we’re thinking about it all wrong? In Willpower Doesn’t Work, Benjamin Hardy explains that willpower is nothing more than a dangerous fad-one that is bound to lead to failure. Instead of “white-knuckling” your way to change, you need to instead alter your surroundings to support your goals. This book shows you how.

The world around us is fast-paced, confusing, and full of distractions. It’s easy to lose focus on what you want to achieve, and your willpower won’t last long if your environment is in conflict with your goals–eventually, the environment will win out. Willpower Doesn’t Work is the needed guided for today’s over-stimulating and addicting environment. Willpower Doesn’t Work will specifically teach you:

  • How to make the biggest decisions of your life–and why those decisions must be made in specific settings
  • How to create a daily “sacred” environment to live your life with intention, and not get sucked into the cultural addictions
  • How to invest big in yourself to upgrade your environment and mindset
  • How to put “forcing functions” in your life–so your default behaviors are precisely what you want them to be
  • How to quickly put yourself in proximity to the most successful people in the world–and how to adapt their knowledge and skills to yourself even quicker
  • How to create an environment where endless creativity and boundless productivity is the norm

Benjamin Hardy will show you that nurture is far more powerful than your nature, and teach you how to create and control your environment so your environment will not create and control you.
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Genre: Mind, Body, Spirit / Self-help / Personal Growth / Success

On Sale: March 6th 2018

Price: $13.99 / $17.99 (CDN)

Page Count: 256

ISBN-13: 9780316441360

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Praise for Benjamin Hardy

"If you want to get more done, don't worry about willpower--focus on motivation. Challenging the dominant view of self-control as a muscle, Benjamin Hardy reveals that productivity is really about clarity and commitment."—Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take
"In an age when few people think deeply about life, Benjamin Hardy is the exception. Read this book if you want to be better."—Jeff Goins, bestselling author of The Art of Work
"Benjamin Hardy is one of the most read writers on for good reason. He accomplishes something rare: the ability to blend practical actionable advice with a compelling voice. You're always better for having read something he's written."—Srinivas Rao, creator of The Unmistakable Creative and author of Unmistakable
"Benjamin Hardy leaves you feeling inspired-like you have no choice but to commit to what you believe you should do."—Richie Norton, bestselling author of The Power of Starting Something Stupid
"I am fascinated by all things performance. Everything Benjamin Hardy writes challenges me to stretch a little further and dig a little deeper."—Joe Jacobi, Olympic Gold Medalist and Performance Consultant
Praise for Willpower Doesn't Work

"Benjamin Hardy is one of the leading voices on well-being and productivity. Willpower Doesn't Work is an insightful guide to help us thrive in today's world."—Arianna Huffington
"Change your environment, change your life. Ben Hardy's book is a prescription for excellence and contains the hidden keys to success."—Ryan Holiday, bestselling author of The Obstacle Is the Way
"Uncommonly thoughtful: that's what I think of when I read Benjamin Hardy's work. Get this book and you'll better understand how to be who you truly want to be."—Jimmy Soni, editor at the Observer and author of Rome's Last Citizen
"If you only read one book in 2018, make it this one. . . . Benjamin Hardy helped me understand that the true power needed to accomplish anything doesn't come from willpower, rather from making a decision and a commitment. This book will help you accomplish more in less time than any other book--by changing your entire approach to confidence and personal commitment."—Inc.
A welcome prescription for those striving to overcome challenges and realize their aspirations.—Library Journal
"This is a must-grab book!!"—BuzzFeed
"My immediate response to the book's title was 'actually, willpower does work,' as it is a key component of my own beliefs and success. . . . But upon reading Hardy's book, I like the way that he thinks. . . . I have enjoyed this book tremendously." enjoyed this book tremendously."—David K. Williams, Forbes