Peter Mohan has spent over 15 years working with leaders and teams in a wide range of business sectors, the power of 3 has shown up repeatedly. The power of 3 is used in all sorts of ways in our daily lives. The power of 3 is used in all sorts of ways in our daily lives. One of the challenges that we regularly encounter is that of changing our approach or in effect, changing our habits. The fact that we have 3 brains as human beings gives us a route map to what is involved in changing our habits.
As human beings, the diagram above gives an overview of the 3-stage process that we go through when we set out to make a change in some area of our lives. If we are seeking to makes a change in some area, it is important not to give up too early. In terms of the effort involved in forming new habits, it might be helpful to know that in 2009, researchers at the University College of London asked the question – how long does it take to establish a new habit? The results of their research suggest that on average, it takes 66 days to establish a new habit. So, if you really want to make a change, the moral of the story is to stick at it!
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