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Creating a Habit of Reading Books

chandra.gaajula Pro says:

Creating a habit takes the following:
1. Clear idea of the goal and a believable game plan.
2. Discipline to follow the game plan.
3. A smart way to track progress.

It's in creating a smart way to track progress that I use RTM. So, for creating a book reading habit I did the following:

1. Created a list "Books To Read"
2. Added the book I wanted to read with the following particulars:
a) Task Name: Think and Grow Rich
b) Due:
c) Repeat: every 1 day for 30 times {where the 30 is the number of chapters in the book}
d) Time estimate: 30 min
e) Tags: none
f) Location: Home

Posted at 4:22pm on May 23, 2012

michele.montalvo says:

Love it!

Posted 1 year ago

emily (Remember The Milk) says:

Hi chandra.gaajula,

Great tip!

I just wanted to let you know that you're this week's Tips & Tricks Tuesday winner. We've upgraded your Remember The Milk account to have a free year of Pro. :)

Posted 1 year ago

cmccue says:

Coincidentally, I just recently read both The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg and Zen To Done: The Ultimate Simple Productivity System by Leo Babauta. Habit is the key! (and great tools like RTM!)

Posted 1 year ago

jimr8181 says:

Thank you!

Posted 1 year ago

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