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Comfortably Complacent. (SAM 277)

SAMatters Radio

Release Date: 07/16/2019


We all know we have habits. Some of them are good habits. And some of them are...well...not so good. The less often talked about cousin of a habit is a routine.

Habits and routines can impact situational awareness in both good and bad ways. But where do habits and routines come from? Does a habit turn into a routine? Or does a routine turn into a habit? Do habits and routines prevent complacency or contribute to it? All good questions. This episode explore our comfort with complacency.


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