Max Ogles

I’m a writer and entrepreneur, currently doing product marketing and content strategy for a mobile health startup, Coach Alba.


The #1 Reason Good Habits Don’t Last


A commonly quoted (and incredibly scary) stat reveals that 9 out of 10 people who undergo heart bypass surgeries as a result of poor health are unable…


A Psychological Principle that Can Instantly Increase Your Motivation


One of the longstanding political debates in the United States concerns public education; no matter what changes…


3 Ways to Receive Inspiration, Backed by Science


This essay is an excerpt from the new book, Boost: Create Good Habits Using Psychology and Technology, which is FREE on Amazon for a


The #1 Reason Good Habits Don’t Last


A commonly quoted (and incredibly scary) stat reveals that 9 out of 10 people who undergo heart bypass surgeries as a result of poor health are unable…


How to Save Your Startup from the Spotlight Effect


In the beginning of 2010, when daily deals site Groupon was really hitting its stride and copycat businesses were popping up left and…


For my father and his father

On Chess


By the time I reached kindergarten, my dad had taught me how to play chess. We sat at the kitchen table and he showed me where to…


Lessons on Life from Death


In the last six months, two people close to me died under seemingly improbable circumstances. They were literally close, in proximity; I actually didn’t know them…

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