Getting Started with Atomic Habits It’s been a few months since I first picked up James Clear’s New York Times Bestseller Atomic Habits. I’ve since devoured it twice. In Episode 4 of the You’re A Tool Podcast, I’m going to regurgitate a few quotes I found inspiring. I originally covered this over on my personal website, but I’ll change up enough to make it interesting.

A Path to Achieve Your Goals When I originally set out to create this podcast, I had just heard of this 1-3-5 Goal Setting Worksheet through, well, work. It was mentioned off-hand, and I recall it being a clever way to look at your goal and then work backwards to break it down into smaller and more manageable parts.  In this episode, I’m going to provide a very brief history of the tool, walk you through the different components, give a real-world example, then share how I’ll modify and cannibalize it for something completely different in next week’s episode. Let’s

Setting my 2022 Goals I’m not really one for New Years Resolutions, as the tendency is to drop them after a short period of time. Rather, I prefer to set goals based on actionable things I’d like to accomplish and habits I’d like to create. My 2022 goals, then, are items I want to strive for regardless of the timeframe of one calendar year. They embody the identity I want to create for myself. They are goals I want to build systems around that will live well beyond December 31 of this year.   In his book Atomic Habits , author

Introducing the You’re A Tool Podcast This is it! The podcast is going live, and we are launching with a simple overview of what it will include, what you can expect, what categories I’ve created to organize episodes, and some other odds and ends.