Habit Articles on Medium

Should You Really Trust the Hype about Habits?

Habits.  It’s one of the buzzwords in certain spheres.  Exhibit A:​I rest my case.While I find some of these resources helpful, I think it’s also necessary to talk about another side of habits. One of the main life lessons I’ve learned is that hardly anything is black and white. It’s not fifty, but a gazillion shades of […]

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Is This an Example of Business as a Force for Good?

 The idea of business as a force for good may be gaining traction worldwide. But how does that look like in practice? Well, allow me to share a case study with you: the smartphone market.   While most of us have grown rather attached (read: glued) to our cell phones, they, unfortunately, come with many negative side effects.    And […]

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Is Compassion for Others the Superpower of Influential People?

Recently, I’ve been having many chances to reflect on the importance of having compassion for others (and oneself!). In the last four months, I lost my godfather (someone who was a near-parental figure to me), as well as three members of my extended family. Let’s just say it really hasn’t been easy to deal with […]

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Unethical Marketing: Is This the Most Manipulative Version?

I’m so fed up with unethical marketing. A few days ago, I signed up for someone’s email list. This person has been sending me emails, including about a course that I’m actually interested in taking at some near point. Now, from one moment to the next, her emails turned to “sign up now” “special bonuses […]

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