Katy Milkman is a Professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, host of Charles Schwab’s popular podcast “Choiceology with Katy Milkman”, which explores key lessons from behavioral economics about decision making, and the former president of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making. She’s also the co-founder and co-director of the Behavior Change for Good Initiative.
In this episode, Eric and Katy discuss her book, How to Change: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be.
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In This Interview, Katy Milkman and I Discuss How to Change and …
- Her book, How to Change: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be
- The biggest barriers to change (and how to overcome them)
- The importance of recognizing the choices you’re making when you’re actually making them
- The benefit of making it fun to do what’s needed to accomplish goals
- How to combine intrinsic and extrinsic motivation to maximize the benefit
- The non-linear nature of change
- The key to sustained habits
- How important it is to apply both flexibility and discipline to habits
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