A ping on your phone takes you out of a conversation with a friend. At the office, a colleague interrupts your work on a project. At home, screens intrude on time with your partner. Your goals don’t get done and it feels like someone (or something) is constantly pulling you away from what you really want to do. Solving the issue is not as simple as vowing to stop using our devices. In fact, research reveals abstinence can backfire and make us want to use more. In this seminar, Nir shatters the conventional narrative that the problem is our gadgets. He provides a practical plan for “getting the best of technology, without letting it get the best of us.
In this seminar, you will learn:
- To define distraction, its roots, and what drives it
- A four-step plan to overcoming distraction
- Why distraction at work is a symptom of sick company culture—and how to fix it
- What really drives human behavior and why “time management is pain management.