May 11, 2020
Are you struggling to keep
yourself from distractions? Cate and Nir Eyal, talk about his book
“Indistractable” and how you can stop procrastinating
What you’ll get out of tuning in:
distraction at work is a symptom of sick company culture and how to
really drives human behavior and why “time management is pain
kids overuse technology and how to teach them to focus in an
increasingly distracting world.
Links Mentioned in Episode:
shares how identity is developed
shares how she manages her unplanned time
explains how becoming a teacher helps developing habits
- 03:58 What is distraction
Time management is pain management
The problem with To-do lists
Nir Eyal writes, consults, and teaches about the
intersection of psychology, technology, and business. The M.I.T.
Technology Review dubbed Nir, “The Prophet of Habit-Forming Technology.”
Nir founded two tech companies
since 2003 and has taught at the Stanford Graduate School of
Business and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford. He
is the author of the bestselling book, Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming
Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention
and Choose Your Life.
In addition to blogging
at NirAndFar.com, Nir’s writing has been featured in
The Harvard Business Review, TechCrunch, and Psychology Today.
Nir is also an active investor
in habit-forming technologies. Some of his past investments
include Eventbrite (NYSE:EB),
Refresh.io (acquired by LinkedIn), Worklife (acquired by
Cisco), Product Hunt,
7 Cups, Pana, Kahoot!, Byte
Foods, FocusMate, and Anchor.fm (acquired by Spotify).
Nir attended The Stanford
Graduate School of Business and Emory University.