I got curious as to how the 37% improvement in James Clear’s book “Atomic Habits” was calculated. As such, I went about figuring out how and tried to generalize it to different time periods (rather than just a year) and with variable improvement and regression rates for each day.
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” —Lao Tzu
Say you have this ambitious goal of learning a difficult subject like calculus by reading a textbook. How are you going to go about it? When you think of doing such a project, you feel it is large and quite daunting. You do not know where to start.