James Clear is an author and speaker focused on habits, decision-making, and continuous improvement. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Entrepreneur, Time, and on CBS This Morning, and is taught in universities around the world. His website receives millions of visitors each month and hundreds of thousands subscribe to his popular email newsletter.
He is a regular speaker at Fortune 500 companies and his work is used by teams in the NFL, NBA, and MLB.
His latest book, just published, is Atomic Habits: Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results.
In the interview, James and I discuss how James took his website from 0 to 100,000 subscribers in just two years; why he decided to write annual reviews on his website publicly sharing his successes and failures; why 2016 was the worst year of his writing career and what he learned from it; the lessons he learned from two failed businesses; and much, much more.