How to become a Kingdom Millionaire uRy step of the wayBy the end of reading the book I hadnderlined and highlighted passages than I hadn T And Most Importantly I and most importantly I started to put plans into place to change my approach to creating focus I will admit that I am very easily distracted but it was only by The Duchess of Vidal understanding the mechanisms by which this happens that I was able to guard against them and create traction For many years I had regarded my productivity and effectiveness at about 40% of my potential which was both exciting and frustrating at the same time Last year after reading Indistractable I feel as though I have elevated my productivity level to 80% still room for improvement but I am making far greater progress with far focus than ever before As someone that s naturally busy and split across multiple reuirements and activities continuously this book gave me extra focus and enabled me tonderstand the small areas in which I really make a difference to my time and most importantly my energy Totally recommend this to anyone looking to improve and manage their time even better I started to read this book and within 2 seconds it starts talking about apps emails etc as someone who ses technology as little as possible anyway it s completely seless yes I Du fährst zu oft nach Heidelberg und andere Erzählungen understand I am writing this on but the Internet is killing the high streets so I am left with little choiceI am a chef try telling hungry customers that they have to wait because you need to focus on something I haven t tried but I can tell you it wouldn t go down well with them or your seniors and I am sure it s the same in other industries Like every other book I have partially read then gavep on for similar reasons similar to this it MAYBE works if you work in a office or similar environment but for most probably The Winning of Andromache useless or offers limited benifits in my opinion I discovered this book via a conversation that the author Nir Eyal had with Dr Rangan Chatterjee on his podcast Feel Better Live More One piece of information resonated with me was that if you react emotionally to something it is because of something you believe rather than what is being said to you I had the chance to I put that insight into practice over something small which reallypset me And he was right I realised why I was me And he was right I realised why I was and I learned a valuable lesson Eyal s background also fascinated me Here was someone who had been part of the tech revolution developing products to keep The Dummy Meets The Mummy! (Goosebumps SlappyWorld us constantlysing them And now he was saying that we should not blame the tech its Male Medusa, Caught in Coils (Otherkind Kink: Male Medusa, useful Learn how to take back control He alsonderstand what matters to being human at a deep levelI read this book at the right time too I d already made significant changes in my life and reading this in November 2020 was at a time when I was ready to receive this information The approach is clear broken down into easy to manage and nderstand guidelines I was once told by a friend that I am a completer of tasks so I wondered why You on the shoulder to chat At home screens
get in the way of ality time with your family Another day goes by and once again your most important in the way of The Man They Wanted Me to Be uality time with your family Another day goes by and once again your most important and professional goals are put on hold What would be possible if you followed through on your best intentions What could you accomplish if you could stay focused What if you had the power to become indistractable International bestselling author former Stanford lecturer and behavioral design expert Nir Eyal wrote Silicon Valleys handbook for making technology habit forming Five years after publishing Hooked Eyal reveals distractions Achilles heel in his groundbreaking new book In Indistractable Eyal reveals the hidden psychology drivings to distraction He describes why solving the problem is not as simple as swearing off our de. I ve read hundreds of self help development and productivity books but this one feels like it was written for me Initially I attended Nir s free Indistractable session on Eventbrite so I could be an anonymous bystander and think about if Nir s method spoke to me well it did and before I bought the book I d already been onto the website to look at some of the free resourcesI had an emotionally painful few days thinking about why I d got to the point I had with complete overwhelm in every area of my life and moved onto putting into practice the method of Literacy using containers for planning the focus being on me first then familyhome then work I have always believed that work comes first and then everything should fit around that but that has clearly come at a cost to me and I never even realised how badly I was neglecting myself and punishing myself for mistakenly believing I wasnderachieving all the time Just printing off a calendar sheet and blocking out time to do my diary have food go outside do nice things was liberating as these things sually go outside do nice things was liberating as these things sually shoehorned in between work demandsI admit at first I was scared and thought that sing containers and binning to do lists was a was scared and thought that sing containers and binning to do lists was a for disaster but it actually wasn t and creating my set of containers for work has enabled me to organise what I do so it is far effective that checking and responding to emails every 5 mins I now have set times in the day for emails projects meetings calls etc I ve been doing this for two weeks now and have managed an empty personal work inbox and an almost empty Team inbox every day For me that is a huge achievement It s so liberating throwing away the to do lists and instead actually putting in my calendar what needs to be done instead at a set time it s common sense and has ended the feelings of failure from The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl unachieved to do listsI was worrying a lot about everything that needed to be done before I started this journey I thought I would have to schedule in time to worry it s ok to do this but the worry has dissipated with the security that everything is there and planned for instead of in my head or on a never ending to do list I ve had a few things comep which could have Killing the Truth upset all the planning but a great tip from Nir is to actually give yourself time to do things as we alwaysnderestimate the length of time things take These buffers have worked well over the past few weeks
I haven t been so anxious about disturbances because I know I ve given myself enough timeI m still learning sing the accompanying free workbook but I feel that if you want to relook at why you re overwhelmed and you ve tried other things previously then please have a go with this book as it is so much than being Indistractable I read Hooked a few years ago but only realised that Indistractable was by the same author after reading the first chapter There was so much relatable content in this book I found myself nodding along eve. Indistractable provides a framework that will deliver the focus you need to get results James Clear author of Atomic Habits If you value your time your focus or your relationships this book is essential reading Im putting these ideas into practice Jonathan Haidt author of The Righteous Mind National Bestseller Winner of the Outstanding Works of Literature OWL Award Included in the Top 5 Best Personal Development Books of the Year by Audible Included in the Top 20 Best Business and Leadership Books of the Year by Featured in The Book Review Newsletter January 2020 Goodreads Best Science Technology of 2019 Finalist You sit down at your desk to work on an important project but a notification on your phone interrupts your morning Later as youre about to get back to work a colleague taps.
as I haven t been so anxious about disturbances because I know I ve given myself enough timeI m still learning
SUMMARY Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your LifeCouldn t complete everything that I wanted to One week of planning my daily schedule including my weekends revealed why I was over optimistic in what was possible and so I always felt defeated when the list remained so long I m still learning how to manage my time better but I no longer feel disappointed in myself Indeed this month I ve been productive in all areas of my life and remained relaxed from following these guidelinesThis is a kind plifting and empowering book And its proved Havens Promise (Divine Designs, useful than many self help books I ve read in the past It is practical easy to read and covers all areas Highly recommended I particularly like the first section as it covered some of the reasons behind distraction that I hadn t fully thought through I liked the second section on scheduling as I feel this is a key component I have been missing before Particularly scheduling with respect to your values which is a good sense check that you are doing the right things Indistractable is the book I needed but didn t know I did If you re looking to break bad habits master awareness then this book is highly recommended After hearing Nir Eyal on a podcast and finding his insights fascinating I immediately ordered this book I ve so far read it all the way through once so that I can get a sense of it and think of how I can action it in my life Not all of it will apply to everyone But I m looking forward to going through it again and putting of it into practice There are plenty of solid common sense tips to help everyonese their time effectively and be present in their lives I would have liked of a conclusion to the book It just kind of stopped Other than that I found it an extremely valuable read The clear and entertaining lessons shared in this book have helped me become productive in a way that no app mind hack or force of pure will ever
Could It Gives YouIt gives you tools you need to proactively become focused WITHOUT the Make Your Moment usual guilt trip that modern experts love to lay on heavier than the almond butter I spread on my morning toastWhat I love most about Indistractible is that it pokes holes in thesual scapegoat excuse we all blame our lack of focus ontechnology Tech isn t the problem There s something deeper going on Until you acknowledge that you ll keep incessantly checking Facebook in search of a temporary escape from life s discomfortThis is by far the best book I ve read on the topic of becoming productive Since implementing what I ve learned I m better able to surf the rge to check email constantly or better able to surf the rge to check email constantly or scroll IG the minute I m mentally challenged in my work The strategies inside work both long and short term and while I ve yet to implement all of them even the shift in mindset that I ve had around WHY we re driven to distraction has made a huge difference in my ability to do the work fight against the resistance as Pressfield calls it and feel good about what I ve accomplished at the end of the day. Vices Abstinence is impractical and often makes s want Eyal lays bare the secret of finally doing what you say you will do with a four step research backed model Indistractable reveals the key to getting the best out of technology without letting it get the best of s Inside Eyal overturns conventional wisdom and reveals Why distraction at work is a symptom of a dysfunctional company cultureand how to fix it What really drives human behavior and why time management is pain management Why your relationships and your sex life depend on you becoming indistractable How to raise indistractable children in an increasingly distracting world Empowering and optimistic Indistractable provides practical novel techniues to control your time and attentionhelping you live the life you really wan.