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Summary of "Indistractable" by Nir Eyal

Summary of "Indistractable" by Nir Eyal

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Summary of "Indistractable" by Nir Eyal

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36 pages
22 minutes
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Dec 7, 2019
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9781393855538
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Become the most productive person you know as you learn how to tackle distractions, from emails and social media to chatty colleagues, and figure out how you can become indistractable.

How often do you sit down to accomplish a task and, instead, find yourself logging onto Facebook, conversing with colleagues, or skimming online news? It's a common occurrence for most of us, especially in this modern world of technology. However, Nir Eyal suggests that technology isn't to blame for our constant distraction. In fact, our brains are hardwired for distraction, luckily, we can learn to control the triggers that we encounter every day. Nowadays, technology can even help us overcome these triggers with apps that block distracting sites and set time limits. And now, you can learn how to become the most productive person you know through Eyal's actionable advice and tips to tackle daily distractions like emails and boredom. 

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Dec 7, 2019
ISBN:
9781393855538
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Summary of «Indistractable» by Nir Eyal

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Written by Lea Schullery

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Become the most productive person you know as you learn how to tackle distractions, from emails and social media to chatty colleagues, and figure out how you can become indistractable.

Table of Contents

Title Page

Summary of Indistractable by Nir Eyal

Introduction

Begins From Within

Overcome Your Internal Triggers

Have a Plan

Tackle the External Triggers

Office Distractions

The Three Pacts

Raising Indistractable Kids

Final Summary

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Introduction

In a world where we are constantly connected, our distractions in this modern world have become greater than ever. However, by learning to deal with discomfort and monitoring the triggers that distract you, you can learn to become indistractable. By exploring the psychology behind distraction, Nir Eyal offers solutions on how to reimagine your thinking and identify yourself as indistractable. By focusing on some of our largest distractions like smartphones, chatty colleagues, emails, and unproductive meetings, Eyal offers actionable advice on how to overcome these. Through planning and organization, you can use Eyal’s tips to make you more productive at work, tackle your tasks, and improve yourself and your relationships.

Begins From Within

We all experience it. We attempt to start something, but we find ourselves unable to finish in time because we end up becoming distracted by something else. You sit down to read the book you’ve been meaning to get to, but end up scrolling through your social media feed instead. You begin cleaning out that garage you’ve let go, but find yourself reminiscing on past times when you find old pictures and toys you haven’t seen in years. So what is the cause of all this distraction? Many believe that our distractions are worse than ever since the introduction of technology, but before cell phones, people found other ways to distract themselves through doodling

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