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Do you ever find yourself struggling to move forward in your business goals? Have you had that feeling of taking two steps forward and one step back every time you gain even a little momentum? What is the solution? How do you break out of the cycle and streamline your efforts? On this episode of The Amazing Seller, you’ll hear from Scott as he welcomes his guest, James Clear. In his conversation with Scott, James opens up about his experience learning from the habits of successful business leaders, what it takes to overcome barriers in your way, and much more. Don’t miss a minute of this powerful episode!

Atomic Habits.

What would lead someone to write a book about habits? James Clear, one of the world’s leading experts on habit formation. He is known for his ability to distill complex topics into simple behaviors that can be easily applied to daily life and work. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Entrepreneur, Time, and on CBS This Morning. 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. Make sure to check out the link to his book, “Atomic Habits” located in the resources section at the end of this post!

Relative success is hard work.

How do people become successful? Does it all come down to luck or can you muster up enough hard work to be successful? According to James Clear, luck can and does play a factor in the success of many individuals. Ultimately, we can’t all sit around waiting for luck to strike! James says that “Absolute success is luck, relative success is hard work.” This statement means that all things being equal, your success is determined not by luck but by hard work. That’s great news! You have control of your desiney. What are you going to do with it? Learn more from James about this critical topic by listening to this episode of The Amazing Seller!

What it takes to break through barriers.

Every business leader has faced a barrier or roadblock at some point on their journey to success. What is your plan for overcoming the challenges that are waiting for you? Is your plan to cross that bridge when you come to it or do you have a plan in place ahead of time? James Clear says that one of the best ways to prepare for challenges and roadblock is to stay flexible. If you have a fixed plan in place that can’t handle any adaptation or changes, you’ve set yourself up for failure. Don’t let that happen to you! Give yourself permission to change and learn along the way. Make sure to listen to this episode of The Amazing Seller as James and Scott expand on this valuable subject!

Lessons learned from the habits of successful people.

What are some helpful takeaways and lessons you can learn from the habits of successful people? Which ones will you take and adapt as your own so you can move your business forward? On this episode of The Amazing Seller, James Clear provides several helpful lessons he has learned from observing the habits of successful business leaders.

  1. Make sure you get enough sleep each night.
  2. Exercise consistently, even if it's taking a walk every day.
  3. Keep a healthy diet.
  4. Take a break from your phone, try keeping it in another room for a few hours.
  5. Log out of your social media accounts to block out the noise.
  6. Never miss twice - if you mess up on a new habit, don’t let it keep you down! Try again!

These are just a few, brief glimpses into the wonderful insights and lessons that James has collected through his research. Listen to this episode as James and Scott dive deeper into the role habits play and much more!


  • [0:03] Scott’s introduction to this episode of the podcast!
  • [2:00] Don’t miss the great TAS Breakthrough U deal.
  • [4:30] Scott welcomes his guest, James Clear.
  • [11:00] Absolute success is luck, relative success is hard work.
  • [14:00] Identity is shaped by your habits.
  • [24:00] How do you push through barriers to change?
  • [30:00] What led James to his work as an entrepreneur and writer?
  • [36:40] Where does James get his inspiration?
  • [38:20] Lessons learned from the habits of successful people.
  • [42:45] How to connect with James and his writing.
  • [44:30] Closing thoughts from Scott.


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