How to Control Your Distraction with Nir Eyal


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Feeling distracted? This episode can help.

Nir Eyal is a world expert at understanding distraction. He’s the author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book Hooked and has just released a new book called Indistractable, a guide that specifically covers how to regain control of your attention and life.

In this episode, Nick and Nir talk how technology, company culture, and behavior is all fighting for our attention. Nir’s insights not only will give you the awareness of why your so distracted but steps on how you can make your attention more focused and controlled.

Episode Highlights:

  • Why distraction at work is a symptom of sick company culture and how to fix it.

  • What really drives human behavior and why “time management is pain management.”

  • The real reason why kids overuse tech and how to teach them to focus in an increasingly distracting world.


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