Suggested and explained by Dan Ariely:
- The planning fallacy: underestimating the amount of time we’ll require to complete a task;
- Texting while driving;
- Checking email too much;
- Relativity in salary;
- Overoptimism; and
Where is the seventh? It seems Dan Ariely somehow forgot there should be a seventh habit… Anyway…
No. 4 can be avoided by installing Google Talk or any similarly functioning email notification client; and I don’t think there are that many people texting while driving, or do they?