Action Item: How to become indistractable

We break down Nir Eyal's system for turning down the noise and getting work done

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Welcome back to Action Items a series of articles where we condense and extend each of our interviews into actionable bullet points — only for paid subscribers. 

This week we’re revisiting my interview with Nir Eyal, author of Hooked and Indistractable. I think it’s especially relevant for a week like this one, where we’re all struggling to concentrate.

Today’s Action Item is 996 words or 5 minutes of actionable insights.

Let’s dive in! 


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