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Indistractable

Nir Eyal

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In Indistractable, Nir Eyal shows us how to take back control of our attention and overcome distraction so we can live a satisfying life.

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Indistractable

Indistractable

by Nir Eyal

Overview

Distraction is hardly a new phenomenon. Being tempted away from what is most valuable to us is part of being human. Yet today, with seemingly infinite demands on our attention, finding distraction is easier than ever.

Nir Eyal is a Silicon Valley consultant and former Stanford lecturer. In this book, he provides a comprehensive roadmap for overcoming modern distractions while devoting more time to what we really value. With detailed advice, Indistractable addresses learning to deal with discomfort, carving out specific time to focus on what matters, and setting up your environment for success.

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In the future, there will be two kinds of people in the world: those who let their attention and lives be controlled and coerced by others, and those who proudly call themselves 'indistractable.'

- Nir Eyal

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