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Generation You with Catalin Matei

Feb 10, 2020

About Generation You

Generation You’s purpose is to have multidisciplinary conversations around the big challenges of tomorrow. From education, health, food, climate, technology and many others - we strive to empower people to tackle these challenges and advance mankind. Your host, Catalin Matei, is an entrepreneur that's working on ever-more complex problems.

Today's guest, Nir Eyal is an Israeli-born American author, lecturer and investor known for his bestselling book, Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products and now author Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life, which was released a couple of months ago and can be acquired online and in-stores. He sold two technology companies since 2003 and now help teams design more engaging products. He has taught the "Using Neuroscience to Influence Human Behavior" course as a Lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and has been featured/contributed to TechCrunch, Business Insider, and Psychology Today.

Here you can see timestamps and topics that were discussed:

14:21 - What is the solution to procrastination

20:36 - What succesfull people do to mantain their focus

31:05 - Why feeling guilty is actually good

33:38 - The best thing you can do when facing problems

35:22 - How to get in the state of doing things that you hate

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