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The Screw Resolutions Episode

Ep. 54

If you’ve listened to the podcast for any amount of time, you’re likely to know that J. and Zach aren’t big fans of goals. On the show today, they discuss how they focus on systems to achieve the results they want while giving the finger to New Years resolutions.


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Atomic Habits by James Clear - http://books2read.com/u/mvKlMl


Ryan Holiday Medium Article - https://medium.com/s/notes-on-changing-your-life/how-to-develop-better-habits-in-2019-143e1e21ecbc


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