Thank you. The Power of Habit, as of this writing, has been on the NYT bestseller list for 37 weeks, which is – to be totally honest – kind of surreal. And, it’s been translated into 31 other languages. I did not know that there were 31 other languages. All of that is true because… Read More
I became a journalist, in part, because of the radio program This American Life. So, it’s an enormous treat for me that this weekend, they are airing a show that is built, in part, around a chapter from my book. If you like (a) This American Life, (b) stories about gambling, (c) stories about people… Read More
At long last, I have flowcharts! Have you ever been sitting at work, wondering to yourself, “is there a flowchart that can tell me how to change a habit?” Now there is! Please feel free to download, email, post on your wall, send to friends or make paper airplanes out of this handy guide to… Read More
Thank you to everyone who has helped make The Power of Habit such a success. I can’t tell you how much I appreciate it. The list, if you are interested, is here.
The folks at Morning Edition and the TODAY Show were kind enough to have me on this week to talk about The Power of Habit. If you have any thoughts, I would love to hear them. Here’s links to the appearances: The TODAY Show NPR’s Morning Edition
The New York Times Magazine published an excerpt from my book. If you would like to read it, you can find it here (or, if you would rather read it on this site, there’s a copy of it here.) There were a bunch of comments about the story, which are here. There were also a… Read More
Fast Company was kind enough to review the Power of Habit (http://bit.ly/y4FUOE). Mighty kind! Thanks!
How the Science of A.A. Explains Whitney Houston’s Death It’s easy to forget, given her scandal-tinged life and tragic death, how incredibly talented Whitney Houston was. She holds the world record as the most-awarded female act of all time, with over 415 major recognitions during her career. She is the only artist to chart seven… Read More
I was on Democracy Now yesterday, talking about Apple. (Click on the headline to watch.)
In 1980, a woman promised her dying sister to change how Americans thought about breast cancer. Thirty years later, the result – the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation – is one of the nation’s largest non-profits, and one of the most successful triumphs in public health marketing and changing health habits. Now, Komen… Read More