TGM Classic | BJ Fogg | The Power Of Tiny Habits: How Small Changes Can Lead To Huge Results

In this episode, Darius and BJ talk about habit formation and how to create big changes by starting small. They also discuss the various applications of Tiny Habits in areas such as personal development, health, and business.

In this episode, BJ and I talked about:

  • BJ explains the Fogg Behavior Model and Tiny Habits Method
  • BJ reveals one habit he had to get rid of
  • Effects of disruptive behavior and how to manage them
  • Homeostasis and change
  • Setting the bar low as a key to behavior change
  • Creating action prompts and anchors for new habits
  • Why it is important to celebrate successes
  • How tiny habits can lead to big changes
  • And other topics…

Meet BJ:

BJ is a behavior scientist, with deep experience in innovation and teaching. At Stanford University he directed a research lab for over 20 years. He also teaches his models and methods in special Stanford courses each year.

On the industry side, BJ trains innovators to use his work so they can create solutions that influence behavior for good. The focus areas include health, sustainability, financial well-being, learning, productivity, and more. 

Meet Darius: 

Darius is your host of The Greatness Machine. Darius is a mad scientist, high-growth CEO, serial entrepreneur, author, conscious capitalist, speaker, and entertainer. Darius is on a quest to create 1,000,000 Core Value Driven Organization by 2030. He is calling this “The Core Value Revolution.” Darius is an alumni of the Birthing of Giants Entrepreneurial Program at MIT and Stagen Integral Leadership Program. Darius’s accolades include being ranked #9 Top Rated CEO in America on Glassdoor, has won numerous Stevie Awards, and has founded and grown organizations that have been ranked #40 in the Inc. 500 and were ranked #3 Best Places to Work By the San Francisco Business Time. He is all about the P’s: Passion, Pizza, Puzzles, and, especially, Pink Unicorns. His book, The Core Value Equation, is an Amazon #1 Best Seller and is available at

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My team and I are on a mission to help YOU create a cultural revolution. I want to teach you how to build a core value driven organization. 


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