When you’re on a road trip and drive through a rest stop or gas station, you’ve probably noticed that most of the semi trucks have their motors running all night. With the rising cost of gas, why would they do that? Because they burn more fuel by starting the diesel engine than by leaving it on for several hours. The same goes for our habits.
When you decide to give up smoking, start exercising, or change your prospecting habits, those first few weeks require you to constantly think about what you’re doing until it becomes a habit. Simply put, it takes more energy to start doing something than it does to continue doing it.
One Moore Thing: According to most evidence, it requires 21 days to form a habit. So if you’re trying to change something in your life, commit to at least a month.