Nir Eyal
Beat Procrastination and Distraction
Beat Procrastination and Distraction
1h 28min 3 Blinks + 1 episodes

Nir Eyal is the bestselling author of "Hooked" and "Indistractable", consultant, and lecturer who has taught at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. In this Guide, he dives into the psychology behind staying focused and offers tips and tools to keep your mind on what matters so that you can make an impact.

1. Being Indistractable will make you indestructible

An indistractable person takes steps today to be indistractable tomorrow. I’ll show you why research says we get distracted and what you can do about it.

Getting started
Getting started

5 min
Why you need to be indistractable
Why you need to be indistractable

3 min
Indistractable
Indistractable

Nir Eyal

23 min
4.4
Exercise: Turning Your Values Into Time
Exercise: Turning Your Values Into Time

4 min
Turning your Values Into Time
Turning your Values Into Time

Exercise
Recap of Chapter 1
Recap of Chapter 1

Recap
2. Know your internal triggers

The first step to becoming indistractable is mastering internal triggers – which are often uncomfortable emotional states. You’ll learn why dealing with these uncomfortable sensations can be your rocket fuel.

Emotions can push you forward
Emotions can push you forward

2 min
The Antidote
The Antidote

Oliver Burkeman

18 min
4.4
Recap of Chapter 2
Recap of Chapter 2

Recap
3. Why you procrastinate

Even though you know it’s best, your brain has trouble doing things for future versions of yourself. You’ll hear a conversation with a researcher who explains why, and what you can do to fight procrastination.

How to avoid procrastination
How to avoid procrastination

2 min
Tim Pychyl: Overcoming Procrastination
Tim Pychyl: Overcoming Procrastination

The One You Feed

10 min
4.8
Recap of Chapter 3
Recap of Chapter 3

Recap
4. How you get Hooked

Where do habits come from? My Hooked model explains the way products and services hook you into certain behaviors. The bigger question is, how can we use this model to encourage positive behaviors?

Intro to the Hooked model
Intro to the Hooked model

2 min
Hooked
Hooked

Nir Eyal

21 min
4.6
The Hooked Model
The Hooked Model

Infographic
Recap of Chapter 4
Recap of Chapter 4

Recap
5. What’s next? Moving forward

We all have the power to be indistractable! Let’s recap everything we learned today so you can apply it in your life ASAP.

Finish: Next steps
Finish: Next steps

2 min
Final Recap
Final Recap

Recap
The Hooked Model
The Hooked Model

Quiz
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