- xviii, 235 pages ; 22 cm.
- Contents: Introduction: Why willpower doesn't work -- Part 1: Your environment shapes you. Every hero is the product of a situation : understanding the power of surroundings -- How your environment shapes you : the myth of willpower -- Two types of "enriched" environments : high stress and high recovery -- Part 2. How to make willpower irrelevant. Reset your life : make powerful decisions outside your routine environment -- Designate a sacred space : establish a daily environment to stay on course -- Remove everything that conflicts with your decisions : subtraction is productivity -- Change your default options : make positive choices automatic -- Create triggers to prevent self-sabotage : putting failure-planning to work -- Part 3. Outsource high performance and success to our environment. Embed "forcing functions" into your environment : make change happen -- More than good intentions : how to adapt to new and difficult environments -- Grow into your goals : outsource your motivation to high pressure environments -- Rotate your environments : change it up based on the work you're doing -- Find unique collaboraions : change your world through who you work with -- Neve forget where you came from : remember the environment where you began -- Conclusion: No matter where you are, you can change.Includes index.Summary: Argues that lasting personal change, high performance, creativity, and productivity can only occur by strategically outsourcing desired behavior to goal-enriching environments.