Motivation is Overrated, Environment matters more


Motivation is Overrated, Environment Matters More – 108


Episode 108 of The Improvement Project is the second episode of our “Summer Shorts” shorter summer episodes. Today we explore this concept: Motivation is Overrated. Environment Matters More.

Also if you didn’t hear it last week, you’ll also get to hear my husband John’s voice as he helps us out with our intro 🙂  


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What You’ll Hear (and don’t want to miss!)


0:56: Intro: Listen in to hear my husband John share his voice as he helps to introduce the second of our summer short episodes.

2:07: Episode 108 of The Improvement Project is the second episode of our “Summer Shorts” shorter summer episodes. Today we want to explore that concept that motivation is overrated and that your environment often matters more when taking on new habits and getting things done.

7:37: Outro


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Book: Atomic Habits by James Clear



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Peggy and Jenny sitting on a couchThe Improvement Project podcast is hosted by Dr. Peggy Malone and Jenny Couse.  Peggy is a health care provider who encourages her patients every day to create better habits associated with their health and wellness.  She is wife to the hilarious and heavily bearded John, with whom she takes many adventures as well as Cat Mom to the floofy ragdoll Amigo Dr. Peggy is also a human being on a mission to create better habits for herself and by doing so, she hopes to inspire others to take up the challenge with her!  Jenny is a marketing professional in the international trade sector.  She and her husband Jeff are parents to hilarious 7 year old Ethan.  Her year of monthly habit resolutions in 2015 piqued her interests in how habits are created and best kept.

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Let’s get to work on improving your most important project.  That’s YOU!  Stay focused and get after it!

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Peggy and Jenny