An Indistractable Q&A, with Nir Eyal


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Things we talk about in this episode:

  • Why being truly indistractable isn't really the aim
  • “A mistake repeated more than once is a decision” ― Paulo Coelho
  • Why your goal should be growth, not perfection
  • Why we can't rely on willpower and self control
  • The antidote to impulsiveness
  • How time-boxing your calendar gives you freedom
  • Why we can't blame our phones for our distraction
  • How to stay indistractable when spending time with our kids (even when it's boring!)
  • The power of changing our thinking from 'have too' to 'choose too'
  • The tyranny of the to-do list
  • Being indistractable with ADHD
  • How to keep to a schedule, even when we don't want to
  • Getting started on a task
  • Why accountability is key to staying focused
  • How to turn distraction into laser sharp focus

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