The following nine statements capture how habits drive our behaviour. By understanding this, we can begin to develop new helpful habits which lead to improved well-being, enhanced resilience, better personal performance and transformational leadership.

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The nine insights about our habits

  • At least 98% of what you are doing right now is a habit.
  • Humans are designed to survive, our habits help us save energy.
  • Prolonged periods of stress make it more difficult to build the helpful habits we need for success
  • Good sleep, diet and exercise make it easier to build new helpful habits.
  • If you worry and beat yourself up regularly, these are unhelpful habits.
  • Easily giving into temptation can become an unhelpful habit.
  • The hormones serotonin, noradrenaline and dopamine are in our brains. They play important roles in habit formation.
  • Your habits can be helpful or unhelpful to your health, happiness and performance goals.
  • Our experience of life is what we’re in the habit of paying a attention to (adapted from a quote by a famous psychologist)


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Insights so people and teams can thrive and succeed

Tougher Minds founder Dr. Jon Finn is giving a presentation which highlights how business and organisations can harness this understanding about habits. Significanty, the presentation will also show how the best insights from behavioural science and neuroscience can help people and teams can to thrive and succeed. These include :

  1. Why the human brain is not designed to thrive in the modern world.
  2. How to analyse your helpful and unhelpful habits.
  3. How to help yourself and others begin building more helpful habits for success.

     how people and teams can thrive and succeed


We are certain this talk will be beneficial, if you are interested in any of the following:

  • Improved performance
  • Increased productivity
  • Greater well-being at work and in life
  • Enhanced resilience
  • Increased innovation
  • Reduced stress
  • Improved team morale
  • Improved employee retention
  • Increased employee engagement
  • Improved leadership development
  • Better performance under pressure

This FREE event, about how people and teams can thrive and succeed, this year takes places on Thursday 20th February (17:30-19:30) in the Nexus building at the University of Leeds but please keep in mind places are limited. To book your places, click here.


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