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Willpower Doesn't Work: Discover the Hidden Keys to Success Hardcover – Import, 6 March 2018

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"If you want to get more done, don't worry about willpower--focus on motivation. Challenging the dominant view of self-control as a muscle. Benjamin Hardy reveals that productivity is really about clarity and commitment."―Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take

"Benjamin Hardy is one of the leading voices on well-being and productivity.
Willpower Doesn't Work is an insightful guide to help us thrive in today's world."―Arianna Huffington

"Change your environment, change your life. Ben Hardy's book is a prescription for excellence and contains the hidden keys to success."―
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"If you only read one book in 2018, make it this one. . . . This book will help you accomplish more in less time than any other book--by changing your entire approach to confidence and personal commitment."―

"A welcome prescription for those striving to overcome challenges and realize their aspirations."―
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"In this immensely practical and useful book, Hardy will teach you everything from how to put 'forcing functions' in your life (so your default behaviors are precisely what you want them to be) to how to create an environment where endless creativity and boundless productivity is the norm. If you're ready to set the conditions for your success, this book is for you."―

"Uncommonly thoughtful: that's what I think of when I read Benjamin Hardy's work. Get this book and you'll better understand how to be who you truly want to be."―
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Willpower Doesn't Work debunks so many myths about what truly makes people successful. What Ben reveals in his fantastic book is something that can absolutely transform your life in a matter of moments when you understand what it is and put it into practice."―JoePolish, founder of Genius Network and Genius Recovery

"With the right models and practices found in [
Willpower Doesn't Work], you can control your environment. And with a simple decision to get going, you can take all the action required to begin living the life you know you were meant to have. By reading this one book, you can change a million lives, including your own."―MareoMcCracken, Thrive Global

About the Author

Benjamin Hardy and his wife, Lauren, are the foster parents of three kids. In 2016, Benjamin was the #1 overall writer on His work has been featured at Forbes, Psychology Today, Fortune, Mashable, and others.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Hachette Books (6 March 2018)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 256 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0316441325
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0316441322
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 363 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 22 x 15 x 2.5 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
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Dr. Benjamin Hardy is an organizational psychologist and best-selling author of Willpower Doesn't Work and Personality Isn't Permanent. Together, he and Dan Sullivan have written Who Not How and The Gap and the Gain. His blogs have been read by over 100 million people and featured in the Harvard Business Review, the New York Times, on CNBC, among many others. He and his wife Lauren are the parents of six children. They live in Orlando.

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