Dr. Ben Hardy, Strategies for Becoming the Person You Want to Be


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Dr. Ben Hardy is an organizational psychologist and bestselling author of Willpower Doesn’t Work and Personality Isn’t Permanent. He was the #1 writer on Medium.com between 2015 to 2018, writing about the myth that personality is innate and unchangeable.

In this episode, Nick and Ben discuss strategies for becoming the person you want to be and how to shift your identity narrative from past-based to future-based.


  • What drove Ben to write his new book, Personality Isn’t Permanent.
  • How Ben received his PhD in Organizational Psychology and how it has affected his life and writing.
  • The science-backed strategies for becoming the person you want to be.


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