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Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life (Hardback)
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Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life (Hardback)

Hardback 400 Pages / Published: 17/10/2019
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'Engaging advice, brilliant solutions' Mark Manson, author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck `A primer for anyone seeking to keep their focus in a world seemingly designed for us to lose our way. I gobbled up the advice in here without checking Twitter at all' Matt Haig, author of Notes on a Nervous Planet What would life look like if we followed through on our intentions? A former Stanford lecturer and behavioural designer, Nir Eyal spent over a decade researching the psychology behind habit-forming products. The result was his international bestseller, Hooked. Now, the man who identified the habit has delivered the cure. Eyal describes how to manage the discomfort that drives distraction, and explains why solving the problem is not as simple as swearing off your devices. With a four-step, research-backed model, Indistractable lays bare the secret to getting the best out of technology, without letting it get the best of you. Empowering and optimistic, this is the book that will allow you to control your time and attention - and live the life you really want.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781526610225
Number of pages: 400
Dimensions: 234 x 153 mm

Nir Eyal understands the modern technologies of attention from the inside, and in this practical and timely book, he shares the secrets to regaining, and sustaining, the capacity to focus on what matters. Your brain (not to mention your spouse, your kids, and your friends) will thank you for reading it -- Oliver Burkeman
The best guide I've read for reclaiming our attention, our focus and our lives -- Arianna Huffington
In this highly engaging and practical book, Nir Eyal offers novel advice for identifying the root causes of our inattention and brilliant solutions for conquering them, so we can live richer lives -- Mark Manson, author of 'The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck'
This book is essential reading for anyone who wants to preserve islands of focused attention - and good personal relationships - at a time when digital devices pull us away from our priorities and our loved ones. I'm putting many of Eyal's ideas into practice -- Jonathan Haidt, author of 'The Coddling of the American Mind' and the 'The Righteous Mind'
In a world filled with noise, Indistractable provides a framework that will deliver the focus you need to get results -- James Clear, author of 'Atomic Habits'
This book has done more to change the way I see the world than anything I've read in the past several years -- Shane Snow, author of 'Dream Teams' and 'Smartcuts'
Being indistractable is the essential skill for our time. Skip this book at your peril. My advice is this: Read it. Live it. Repeat -- Greg McKeown, author of 'Essentialism'
As a lifelong procrastinator, I'm painfully aware of how much productivity-related advice there is out there and how little of it is actually helpful. Indistractable is an exception -- Tim Urban, author of
This book is full of insights, stories, cutting-edge research and - most helpful - concrete, manageable strategies for becoming indistractable -- Gretchen Rubin, author of 'The Happiness Project'
I can think of no more important skill than focus and no better teacher than Nir Eyal. Being Indistractable is the skill of the century -- Shane Parrish, founder of Farnham Street
Indistractable will help you make the most of your time and find peace and productivity in an increasingly distracting world -- Charlotte Blank, Chief Behavioural Officer, Maritz
Indistractable puts humans back where we belong when it comes to distraction: in the cockpit of our own lives -- Anya Kamenetz, author of 'The Art of Screen Time'
Dive head-first into this book. Indistractable is a fascinating, visual and profoundly helpful guide to overcoming distraction. The deeper you dig into this book, the more productive you'll become -- Chris Bailey, author of 'Hyperfocus' and 'The Productivity Project'
Indistractable is filled with both wisdom and humour. This is a valuable read for anyone navigating our modern world -- Dr. Richard M. Ryan, co-founder of self-determination theory
In the future, there will be two kinds of people in the world. Those who read and apply the principles in Indistractable and those who wish they had read it sooner -- Kintan Brahmbhatt, Global Head of Product, Amazon Music
Hooked gives you the blueprint for the next generation of products. Read Hooked or the company that replaces you will -- Praise for 'Hooked', Matt Mullenweg, founder of Wordpress
The book everyone in Silicon Valley is talking about -- Praise for 'Hooked', Stephen P. Anderson, author of 'Seductive Interaction Design'

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