You can break yourself out of the cycle of constant distraction. You can feel focused and clear on a regular basis. But it takes work, and it takes a framework. In this session of Designers + Geeks, bestselling author Nir Eyal will share the research and practices described in his upcoming book, Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life. Nir has spoken at Designers + Geeks in the past, and he's one of our favorite guests. Nir is the author of Hooked: Ho to Build Habit-Forming Products, so its quite fitting that he's back to teach us to become Indistractable. His talks are informative, energetic, and fun – join us for a great evening!
Author, Speaker & Thought Leader at NirAndFar.com
Nir Eyal writes, consults, and teaches about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. The M.I.T. Technology Review dubbed Nir, “The Prophet of Habit-Forming Technology.”
Nir founded two tech companies since 2003 and has taught at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford. He is the author of the bestselling book, Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products and Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life.
In addition to blogging at NirAndFar.com, Nir’s writing has been featured in The Harvard Business Review, TechCrunch, and Psychology Today.
Nir is also an active investor in habit-forming technologies. Some of his past investments include Eventbrite (NYSE:EB), Refresh.io (acquired by LinkedIn), Worklife (acquired by Cisco), Product Hunt, Marco Polo, Presence Learning, 7 Cups, Pana, Kahoot!, Byte Foods, FocusMate, and Anchor.fm (acquired by Spotify).
Nir attended The Stanford Graduate School of Business and Emory University.