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Behavioral Minute: Building Habits at Work

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Behavioral Minute: Building Habits at Work

A common misconception about habits is that it takes a certain number of days or weeks for them to form. However, there is no magic number for how long it will take a habit to stick. The science of behavior demonstrates that habits are developed through correct practice, feedback, and positive reinforcement.

In this latest Behavioral Minute video, Ken Wagner explains why practice doesn't necessarily make perfect and why managers need to provide more opportunities for employees to practice new habits correctly.