There is much research that suggests that change—learning new tricks, introducing a new behavior, or replacing old habits—is extremely hard. Most attempts at change, whether by individuals or organizations, fail. In their book on The Power of Full Engagement Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz provide a different way of thinking about change: they suggest that instead of focusing on cultivating self-disciplineas a means toward change, we need to introduce rituals.
Initiating a ritual is often difficult, but maintaining it is relatively easy. For most of us, brushing our […]