Completely agreed. The “habits of successful people” are solutions they have developed for their circumstances. They are not meant to be copied. It is sadly common though for people to seek shortcuts that aren’t a combination of persistence and learning from failure, and the self-help industry feeds off this like crazy.

I always say no big shot’s story ever begins with “You see, there was this self-help book…”

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