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Charles Duhigg




Friday, January 25, 2013

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Halls F&G

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business and How to Change it

Charles DuhiggTake a guided tour to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. Find out why some people and some companies struggle to change, despite years of trying, while others seem to remake themselves overnight. Discover how implementing so-called keystone habits can earn billions and mean the difference between failure and success, life and death. With penetrating intelligence and an ability to distill vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives, New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg brings to life a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential for transformation.At its core, The Power of Habit contains an exhilarating argument: the key to exercising regularly, losing weight, raising exceptional children, becoming more productive, building revolutionary companies and social movements and achieving success is understanding how habits work.

About Charles Duhigg
Charles Duhigg’s journalistic accomplishments have won him many awards including the Pulitzer Prize (finalist, Public Service Medal), 2009, the George Polk Award, 2007, the Gerald Loeb Award, 2008 and the National Journalism Award, 2009. Habits aren’t destiny. As Charles shows, by harnessing this new science we can transform our businesses, our communities and our lives.