The Physics of Real Life 

Sir Isaac Newton taught us that objects at rest tend to stay at rest and objects in motion tend to stay in motion. This is just as true for humans as it is for falling apples. People in motion tend to stay in motion. 

The 3-Minute Rule works for big goals as well as small goals because of our inertia. Once you start doing something, it’s easier to continue doing it. I love the 3-Minute Rule because it embraces the idea that all sorts of good things happen once we get started.

Want to become a better writer? Start by writing one sentence, and you’ll often find yourself writing for an hour.

Want to eat healthier? Take one bite out of a carrot and you’ll often find yourself inspired to make a healthy salad as well.

Want to make reading a habit? Read the first page of a new book, and, before you know it, the first three chapters have flown by.

 

 

 

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About the Author: Erik Qualman

Often called a Digital Dale Carnegie and The Tony Robbins of Tech, Erik Qualman is a #1 Best Selling Author and Motivational Keynote Speaker that has spoken in 49 countries.

His Socialnomics work has been featured on 60 Minutes to the Wall Street Journal and used by the National Guard to NASA. His book Digital Leader propelled him to be voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind Harry Potter's J.K. Rowling. Qualman is a sitting professor at Harvard & MIT's edX labs.

His latest book What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube is a Pulitzer Prize nominated work.
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