James Clear’s Atomic Habits Hits 8 Months on NYT Bestsellers List

James Clear’s business book Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones has made the New York Times bestsellers list for the eighth consecutive month. Clear’s business-advice book is only growing in reach, ranking #3 in the month of May.

Since its launch, the book has held a top spot on the bestsellers business book list and repeatedly appeared on the NYT bestsellers Advice/How-To list. In the first 3 months of publication, it sold  over 300,000 copies.

Atomic Habits is making waves in the business community with advice in improving productivity by changing the systems we use. Clear has studied the science of habit-forming (and breaking) and applies practical theories to changing the way we view, form, and break habits. He uses research and personal stories to help his audience understand and implement the science of small habits.

Everyone knows that change comes in small steps, but Clear gives you strategies to avoid failure and temporary gains, and instead make sustainable, lasting changes. His book is geared towards becoming more efficient in business, but the tools and lessons can apply to everyday life as well.

Clear shares his continual learning and insights on the topic through his blog and company The Habits Academy, as well as his keynote speaking. He brings his expertise to businesses and organizations, speaking on making motivation last, leading in an uncertain world, executing your goals, and making small changes that lead to big results.

His book is accompanied on the New York Times Bestselling Business Books list by inspiring and intriguing reads like Brene Brown’s Dare to Lead, Abby Wambach’s Wolfpack, John Carreyrou’s Bad Blood, and Jocko Willink and Leif Babin’s Extreme Ownership.

Jessica Welch is the Content Marketing Associate at BigSpeak Speakers Bureau, holding a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature and Anthropology from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Her business thought articles often appear on Business 2 Community, Born 2 Invest, and YF Entrepreneurs.