Life is surrounded by many distractions, especially while we’re working from home. 

In today’s episode of the Tom Ferry Podcast Experience, I had the opportunity to talk with author Nir Eyal before the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Nir and I talked about if the possibility exists of being “indistractable.” It’s an even more interesting discussion now that we’re staying in and looking for actions we can take to help us get ready for success and ready to crush it as soon as it’s safe to do so.

You might be thinking that it’s impossible to not be distracted, but let me tell you that with the helpful strategies that Nir shares in this episode, you can start to develop new skills to control your focus. 

Nir shares amazing tips from his book, Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life. From pinpointing specific external and internal triggers that can distract you to helpful tactics that can help you overcome them, you won’t want to miss this episode!

Now is the perfect time to refine our skills and what better way to start than increasing your focus and eliminating your distractions! 

Listen now so you can learn these strategies and apply them now while you’re at home!

In this episode we talk about…

1:13 – Nir Eyal talks about how anything can be a distraction! 

3:34 – Find out what external and internal triggers can distract you

6:41 – Discover the 4 steps to become “indistractable” 

10:22 – Nir shares the 3 biggest tactics that you can use to stop trigger distractions 

15:41 – Check out this helpful strategy that boosts your traction towards being “indistractable”

20:06 – Do you know how to push aside the external triggers that distract you?

22:03 – Here are some important tips to help you with navigating your emails 

29:44 – Nir shares how you can prevent distraction with these helpful strategies! Listen to find out!

35:55 – “The antidote to impulsiveness is forethought.”


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