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Get Sh*t Done: 4 Steps To Kill Distractions (With Nir Eyal)

He wrote a book about how to build habit-forming products that will get you hooked, and now he's back to help you take control of your time and get sh*t done. 

My guest today is Nir Eyal, the author of the best selling book “Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products” and “Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life.”, and investor in startups such as Eventbrite, Product Hunt, and Anchor.fm

In today's episode, Nir will share actionable steps to brush off distractions and how you can take control of your life by turning your values into time.

We covered:

  • Why Nir wrote his first book Hooked
  • The triggers of a habit-forming product
  • The reasons why Nir wrote his new book Indistractable
  • The point in his life where Nir realized that he needed to write Indistractable

  • The very first step you can take to be Indistractable
  • Why you should need to make time for "traction" in the context of forming habits
  • The actionable tactics that you can do right now to be Indistractable

  • Why “running out of willpower” is a myth
  • How you can align your habits with your value
  • How keeping a pact with yourself can push you to be productive


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