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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 238 pages
  • Publisher: Equilibrium Enterprises, Inc (November 11, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0982050135
  • ISBN-13: 978-0982050132
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.7 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,646,048 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Brilliant! Everyone needs this... whether you read this to improve yourself or your business -- just read it!"
~Michael E. Gerber, Author of the perennial best-seller, The E-Myth Revisted (michaelegerber.com)

"Deep and inspiring. The Habit Factor® reveals why each of us must conscientiously choose our thoughts, thereby directing the power of habit to server ourselves, our companies, communities and planet."
~Chip Conley,  Joie de Vivre Hospitality and author of PEAK: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow (peakorganizations.com)

"Powerful. Practical. Certain to super-charge your success!"
~Brian Tracy, Author of 55 Books in 36 Languages, (briantracy.com)

"When you commit to the insightful lessons in this compelling book, you will forever avoid mediocrity and relish in a life of sweet success. Give yourself this gift!"
~Dr. Anthony F. Smith, Cofounder of Leadership Research Institute and best-selling author of The Taboos of Leadership and ESPN: The company (lri.com)

"As a behavioral scientist and consultant to numerous successful organizations, I believe The Habit Factor's content is important for today's leaders and managers.  I recommend you read this!"
~Holly G. Green, Behavioral Scientist | Consultant, Keynote Speaker | Best-selling author, More than a minute (thehumanfactor.biz)

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Thinking of giving it as a gift to the right people!
Bennett Fisher
I have read a lot of books like this and I wasn't sure that this one can make any difference.
Patty Duke
This book is a great follow up to The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.
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24 of 27 people found the following review helpful By Chris Ammo Zon on April 21, 2011
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Not only was this book extremely helpful on a tactical level, it was also very interesting on a scientific and philosophical level. The book is enjoyable to read and the stories are inspirational and entertaining.

The Habit Factor is founded on the concept that, while it takes some upfront effort to create good habits, once they are established, they become quite natural and easy and could even become automatic. It made me think about the many times I have gotten in my car on a Saturday, intending to head toward my weekend destination, only to realize I had taken the onramp that leads to my office. Something as simple and automatic as getting on the correct onramp every day (metaphorically speaking) could, over time, add up to a significant stride toward a particular goal. If you can keep about 5 simple little things like that going at a time, you will always be moving toward your goal. And just as importantly, you will always feel good about it.

I was able to apply The Habit Factor concept toward my recent career change and my health with great success. It worked for me because it was so easy to jump into without ever being overwhelmed. The Habit Factor concept does not require you to adhere to some strict and laborious master plan. You simply devise what is manageable for you. I really felt like I was back in control once I started applying the concept. But it's more than just a shift in attitude, the results are very real and measurable. I've also downloaded the mobile app, by the same name, which made it very easy for me to track my habits. Tracking your habits is very integral to the effectiveness of this process, but don't worry, it's not difficult. I highly recommend this book.
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15 of 19 people found the following review helpful By Eric William on December 14, 2011
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The author ADMITS he has added stuff that has nothing to do with Habits just to fill the book. He states, " ... it may seem that this has nothing to do with habits ... ." And in fact, he never ties alchemy, astronomy or other chapters to the study of habits. I think the great reviews refer to the application section. Which is what most people want. I'm just ticked that I had to slog through 75% of the book to get to the useful. I normally don't mind a few off-topic stories, but 15 chapters - ugh.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Bennett Fisher on December 12, 2010
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I'm also a user of the Habit Factor app, and using it makes it far easier to hold myself accountable on a daily basis. Bought the book first day it came out, and was pleased to find it well-written and comprehensive...in addition to giving real-world, easy-to-follow examples, it also delves in the psychology of habit forming - really interesting stuff. Thinking of giving it as a gift to the right people!
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful By John Ohlinger on January 2, 2011
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I received The Habit Factor as a Christmas gift, enjoyed the book immediately during a relaxing holiday vacation with friends and look forward to sharing the book/concepts with friends and business associates throughout 2011. Martin Grunburg's thesis is straightforward, places personal accountability uppermost in mind and provides a detailed plan to achieve success. But you still have to do the heavy lifting to create your own personal plan because the author's examples can stimulate your own goal setting just so far. But getting "the process" condensed in one easy to read, imaginative and interesting book is a great achievement. As a former Navy flight instructor, I can appreciate impressive instructional techniques, building on "lessons learned" and forming "habits" that function under the pressure of airborne emergencies (actual or simulated). The book will deliver methods to think, harness and produce results, you supply the motivation and hard work!
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11 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Derek Preston on December 9, 2010
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I run a small company in Southern California and have been a user of the Habit Factor iPhone app and monthly goal tracking system for the last year. The system has been an excellent way for me to set, track and achieve both personal and professional goals. Definitely superior to other goal setting and performance systems I've used in the past. As soon as I saw it come out in book form I purchased copies for all my employees and would recommend it to anyone who is trying to improve their performance and create a more systematic approach to aligning their daily habits with their long-term goals. The little things really do become the big things. Thumbs up!

Derek Preston
CEO, SNAPforSeniors, Inc.
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8 of 11 people found the following review helpful By MyPropertyLine on January 11, 2011
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I bought my first copy of The Habit Factor before the holiday but my roommate borrowed it and began to read it while I was away. He literally wouldn't put it down and once he finished it wouldn't give it back. As an alternative to beating him with it, I decided to purchase another copy. I'm glad I did. I've been looking for information lately regarding goal setting and trying to educate myself on how to stay motivated and focused. The Habit Factor provided those answers.

The concept of developing positive habits to achieve any goal seems so simple yet is so profound. I appreciate that this book isn't just another self help book that gets you pumped up while you're reading it but lets you down with no clear plan once you're finished. It's a very easy read it makes tons of sense and it provides clear and concise action plans.

I would highly recommend The Habit Factor for you and your roommate.

SF
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Please "LOOK INSIDE" the book using Amazon's preview feature and you ought to be able to get a feel for the "flavor" of the book. There is a brilliant foreword by a modern-day hero, Roz Savage, and you are able to read the entire Prologue.

The book is designed to help people (YOU) achieve their goals much faster and with greater predictability by appreciating and applying the might and force of HABIT. In doing so, they are sure to broaden their perspective and integrate several fields of knowledge: Science, Philosophy and Spirituality -- all integral to goal achievement. The book details a very specific practice and methodology -- one that utilizes something we are calling Habit Alignment Technology™.

THE TWO-MINUTE BACKGROUND:
As an overworked entrepreneur, Grunburg set out to establish some balance and clarity in his life by attempting a "bucket list" (lifestyle/non-work related) item. The goal was to enter an elite paddleboarding race and complete a 32-mile open-ocean paddle -- an event known as the Catalina Classic. He later applied the very same technique to complete another major goal, an Ironman-distance triathlon. Both were successfully accomplished, yet he had no prior experience or base knowledge -- no paddleboard, no road bike, not even running shoes.

He shared the methodology with a group of fellow entrepreneurs who were looking to achieve their own BIG goals. Before long, the group was sharing terrific feedback about the process and were experiencing incredible results for themselves; from doubling company revenues to losing weight and even surfing a dream 30'+ wave (story is in the book), just to name a few.

Their progress and success demonstrated that ANYONE who was COMMITTED to following this methodology would achieve their goals. He parlayed their feedback and experience and turned it into the mobile app which today helps tens of thousands around the world. The app shares the same name as the book and is available for iPhone/iPod and Android. The app has been a perennial best-selling Productivity app and has received unique acclaim by PhD's, Top Personal development trainers and coaches. The app was even recognized by Mashable.com as one of the "Top Eight iPhone App for Self-Help" and iTunes has featured the app numerous times in the UK, Australia and US stores. More recently, Lifehacker.com (another top productivity blog) featured Grunburg's presentation at TEDx by running the post, "Achieve Your Goals More Easily by Creating Related, Sustainable Habits".

The more Grunburg researched HABIT as the SOLE subject matter, the more seemingly magical habit became. His studies revealed that many of the world's greatest minds of their respective eras; Aristotle, Confucius, Ben Franklin, William James, Darwin, (to name a few) professed the omnipotent force of HABIT! Yet, today, ironically and for the most part, habit evokes a negative connotation (as in smoking, drinking or drugs) and in the rare instances when habit is featured positively, it is always in a set number or list, as in "X" number of habits. Lists of positive habits can be helpful but without the fundamental understanding as to WHY habit is so powerful, one fails to truly grasp its true nature, significance and perhaps most importantly, how HABIT relates to the subconscious mind.

WILL THIS BOOK HELP YOU?
If you have ever failed to achieve or COMPLETE your goals or are looking for something to get you motivated and started, chances are The Habit Factor® is the book for you. Again, "LOOK INSIDE" to decide for yourself. When you commit to this methodology you are certain to enjoy the same success as others from around the world!

Best of luck and thanks again for visiting!


Note: Improved and updated KINDLE format! Our Kindle formatting service corrected a hyphen issue in prior edition!

Note #2: Just uploaded an excerpt of Life Coach, Christopher Payne's YouTube Book review video (w/ permission). It is approx the last 6 minutes of his second YouTube video review (take #2). He provides a little background about the TEDx presentation and of course his thoughts on the book. Very thoughtful and incredibly kind guy. Thank you Mr. Payne!

Note #3: Now LIVE! The Habit Factor® Certified Professional Program.
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