Michael Rea

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Solving the 5K Puzzle

An effort-based route to success<p>The 5K is the race where runners come to meet. It's the race where real distance runners drop down, taking a break from the usual smorgasbord of 15Ks, marathons, and 24-hour relays to snack on an event that seems nothing more than a sustained sprint. And it's the …

A Stanford University psychologist’s elegant three-step method for creating new habits

If you hate the monotony of running on the treadmill, but drag yourself to the cardio room daily, believing self-torture will eventually become a habit—that’s not heroic; it’s bad design.<p>According to B.J. Fogg, a psychologist and researcher at Stanford University who has studied behavior change for …

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How to Stop Procrastinating by Using the "2-Minute Rule"

Recently, I’ve been following a simple rule that is helping me crush procrastination and making it easier for me to stick to good habits at the same …

Fighting Procrastination with Clarity

I left this out of <i>Your Procrastination Solution</i>, but I think it’s worth a mention here.<p>Although it’s not necessarily a cause of procrastination, …

Can you make every day feel like Saturday?

<i>Disclaimer: This post took me</i> <i>2 years and 89 revisions</i><i>. It’s 18-minutes long but I wouldn’t publish it if I didn’t think every minute would be worth</i> …

5 Things Startups Can Learn from Angel Investors

Angel investors can teach you a lot about money, whether or not you’re seeking funding from them.I’ve seen this over and over in my dealings as a …