Feb 10, 2018 • 11M

TDL088 Creatures of Habit

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Larry G. Maguire
The Sunday Letters Podcast is the weekly audio newsletter from organisational psychologist Larry Maguire on the meaning & purpose of daily work and our paradoxical relationship with it. We explore how we may break free from tiresome means-to-an-end labour and take command of their own working lives. Topics include solo working, careers, entrepreneurship, small business economics, society and culture. Content follows the written newsletter, which goes out to subscribers every Sunday.
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Read it here; https://larrygmaguire.com/creatures-of-habit/ Creatures Of Habit We are creatures of habit, there’s no doubt about it. I look at myself and my behaviours and I see a very definite and predictable pattern to it all. Big brand marketers see it too and take full advantage. They know more about me and my cohort than I know myself. Now that’s kind of alarming because we think we have a choice. We think that we are conscious agents out here in the world making decisions that are of our own mind. I would tend to agree that these decisions I make are of my own mind. I just don’t have awareness of what has brought me to these decisions. Most of the time I don’t question them. Only after the experience do we take a long look at it and try to understand why we got there. This is almost always the case where the experience is negative. When good shit happens we just shrug our shoulders, smile and call it a fluke not realising perhaps that we made it, just --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sunday-letters/message