James Clear is an entrepreneur, author, and public speaker. He studied Biomechanics at Denison University, and earned a Bachelor’s degree in 2008.
James Clear created jamesclear.com in 2012 and has been writing on that platform since then.
His writing is often about habits, decision-making, and continuous improvement, although he’s probably best known for his book, “Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Habits”, published in October 2016. The book quickly became the number one best-seller on the New York Times bestseller list.
The book rose to fame worldwide, selling over 800,000 copies globally in the first year. The book also spent an incredible nine months on the New York Times bestseller list and 31 weeks at the top of Amazon’s Most Sold list.
Since its publication, the book has been sold more than seven million times, and translated into more than 50 languages. He is also well-known for his popular 3-2-1 newsletter with over one million subscribers.
Clear is a frequent public speaker, often talking at events hosted by Fortune 500 companies. He frequently contributes to numerous publications and media outlets, including Time magazine, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and CBS.
Clear is a keen photographer and traveler. He has an annual goal of visiting five new countries, and so far, he has visited more than 30 countries where he has indulged in his photography passion.