Jonathan Fields & Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin: The Four Tendencies (how to start and stick to anything).

04 Sep 2017 • 66 min • ??
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Guest:  Gretchen Rubin is the New York Times bestselling author of several books, including The Four Tendencies, Better Than Before and The Happiness Project. On her weekly podcast Happier with Gretchen Rubin, she discusses good habits and happiness with her sister Elizabeth Craft. Want to hear more from Gretchen? Listen here to her 2015 conversation with Jonathan. About The Four Tendencies:  During her investigation into understanding human nature, Gretchen discovered that when it comes to our ability to start and stick with anything, people fit into Four Tendencies: Upholders, Questioners, Obligers, and Rebels. Our Tendency shapes every aspect of our behavior, so using this framework allows us to make better decisions, meet deadlines, suffer less stress, and succeed in nearly anything meaningful. Big Idea: Gretchen reveals the surprising truth about the four hidden personality types or tendencies that drive everything we do. Learn how to understand yourself better—and also how to influence others more effectively. Current passion project: Her new book, The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to Make Your Life Better (and Other People's Lives Better, Too). Join more than 600,000 people and learn more about your tendency by taking The Four Tendencies quiz here.  ---------- Have you discovered your Sparketype yet? Take the Sparketype Assessment™ now. IT’S FREE ( and takes about 7-minutes to complete. At a minimum, it’ll open your eyes in a big way. It also just might change your life. Thank you to our super cool brand partners. If you like the show, please support them - they help make the podcast possible. See for privacy and opt-out information.

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