What’s Your Keystone Habit?

I fell in love, almost immediately, with the words of Charles Duhigg in the Power of Habit–even though I felt a bit like I was cheating on Malcolm Gladwell. I’m sure he’ll get over it. If you haven’t checked out the book, do it now. Here’s a little nutshell video about the habit loop: Anyway, there’s one story that I use quite often during strategic planning sessions: When Paul O’Neill took over as CEO, the relationship between managers and employees had long been fraught — some 15,000 workers had recently gone on strike. “When he first got hired, everyone expected him to come in and say, ‘I’m going to concentrate on profits and efficiency and making people work harder.’ But instead what he said was, ‘My No. 1 priority is transforming worker safety habits within this company, so that we have zero injuries’ — which is a big deal in…

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