Many smart people agree that great habits lead to success, including author Gretchen Rubin. The catch: There’s no one-size-fits-all way to get there. “We’d all have great habits if there was one thing we could all do,” she says. Instead, you need to assess your tendencies and go from there.
Which kind of leader are you?
√ An Upholder meets both outer and inner expectations.
√ A Questioner resists outer expectations but meets inner expectations.
√ An Obliger meets outside expectations at the expense of inner expectations.
√ A Rebel resists both outer and inner expectations.
Visit parade.com/habits to take the Four Tendencies Quiz.
— Adapted from “Breaking Bad Habits,” Abigail Walch, Parade.