Nir Eyal

Getting Over FOMO, the Fear of Missing Out

Nir Eyal

FOMO, the "fear of missing out,” refers to the feeling of “anxiety that an exciting or interesting event may currently be happening elsewhere.”

How to Escape the Vicious Cycle of Distraction

Nir Eyal

You have time for everything, even if it doesn’t feel that way. People are always saying “there aren’t enough hours in the day” to get stuff done. And yet research suggests that the average working American has four hours of leisure per day.

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Timeboxing: The Most Powerful Time Management Technique You’re Probably Not Using

Nir Eyal

The post Timeboxing: The Most Powerful Time Management Technique You’re Probably Not Using appeared first on Nir and Far. Time Management

Steal These 3 Advertising Secrets–To Use As Motivation Hacks

Nir Eyal

You can create some powerful motivation hacks by learning techniques from the persuasion business. The reason why you hate being micromanaged by your boss is the same reason why, as a kid, you refused to put your coat on when your mom told you to bundle up.

Roadmaps Are Dead! Long Live Roadmaps!

Speaker: Bruce McCarthy, Co-Author of Product Roadmaps Relaunched

Join Bruce McCarthy, co-author of Product Roadmaps Relaunched, as he discusses the best ways to innovate your product roadmap. So that it reflects your customers’ needs while simultaneously and accurately communicating your products strategy and vision.

The New York Times Uses the Very Dark Patterns it Derides

Nir Eyal

The post The New York Times Uses the Very Dark Patterns it Derides appeared first on Nir and Far. Integrity

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Why Do People Believe the ‘Social Media is Mind Control’ Myth?

Nir Eyal

The post Why Do People Believe the ‘Social Media is Mind Control’ Myth? appeared first on Nir and Far. Self Discipline

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Stop Thinking About Your Bad Habits! [Do This Instead.]

Nir Eyal

The post Stop Thinking About Your Bad Habits! [Do Do This Instead.] appeared first on Nir and Far. Habits

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The Real Reason Why You Sabotage Your Own Goals

Nir Eyal

The post The Real Reason Why You Sabotage Your Own Goals appeared first on Nir and Far. Motivation

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What Is Motivation? You’ve Probably Been Thinking About It All Wrong

Nir Eyal

The post What Is Motivation? You’ve Probably Been Thinking About It All Wrong appeared first on Nir and Far. Motivation

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Monitoring AWS Container Environments at Scale

In this eBook, learn how to monitor AWS container environments at scale with Datadog and which key metrics to monitor when leveraging two container orchestration systems (ECS and EKS).

The Ultimate Guide to Liars and Lying: Everyone Falls Into These 4 Types

Nir Eyal

The post The Ultimate Guide to Liars and Lying: Everyone Falls Into These 4 Types appeared first on Nir and Far. Integrity

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20 Common Values [and Why People Can’t Agree On More]

Nir Eyal

When you replace the typical definition of ‘values’ with a better one, your life suddenly becomes clearer. When I recently came across the headline “The World’s Most Influential Values, In One Graphic,” I couldn’t help but click–a good data visualization is like catnip for me. The chart, compiled by global research company Valuegraphics, shows the […] The post 20 Common Values [and Why People Can’t Agree On More] appeared first on Nir and Far. Integrity

Choice Architecture: Your Decisions Aren’t Entirely Yours (Interview with Eric Johnson)

Nir Eyal

The post Choice Architecture: Your Decisions Aren’t Entirely Yours (Interview with Eric Johnson) appeared first on Nir and Far. Decision Making

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Smartphone Too Distracting? Here’s How to Reclaim Your Focus

Nir Eyal

The post Smartphone Too Distracting? Here’s How to Reclaim Your Focus appeared first on Nir and Far. Distraction

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Data & Analytics Maturity Model Workshop Series

Speaker: Dave Mariani, Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer, AtScale; Bob Kelly, Director of Education and Enablement, AtScale

Check out this new instructor-led training workshop series to help advance your organization's data & analytics maturity. It includes on-demand video modules and a free assessment tool for prescriptive guidance on how to further improve your capabilities.

How to Stay on Schedule Even When You Go Off Track

Nir Eyal

The post How to Stay on Schedule Even When You Go Off Track appeared first on Nir and Far. Time Management

Can We Regulate Social Networks To Curb Addiction—Without Making Them Suck?

Nir Eyal

The post Can We Regulate Social Networks To Curb Addiction—Without Making Them Suck? appeared first on Nir and Far. Consumer Psychology

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Hypocrites: How to Survive in a World that’s Full of Them

Nir Eyal

The post Hypocrites: How to Survive in a World that’s Full of Them appeared first on Nir and Far. Integrity

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Will Clubhouse be a Habit or Has-Been?

Nir Eyal

The post Will Clubhouse be a Habit or Has-Been? appeared first on Nir and Far. Consumer Psychology

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Product-Led Onboarding: How to Turn New Users into Lifelong Customers

Speaker: Ramli John, Managing Director at ProductLed and Author

Let’s face it. Today’s users are impulsive and easily distracted. They don’t have the time (or patience) to try and figure things out by themselves. They expect the product to be intuitive. Easy. And fast. Add to that a few, unfairly poor reviews and you’ll be more than just stuck. Ramli will share a simple but powerful framework to get more users to experience a product’s "Eureka!" moment and turn them into lifelong customers.

How to Turn Off Harmful Stress Like a Switch

Nir Eyal

The post How to Turn Off Harmful Stress Like a Switch appeared first on Nir and Far. Introspection

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Why the Illusion of Control Is Hurting Your Goals

Nir Eyal

The post Why the Illusion of Control Is Hurting Your Goals appeared first on Nir and Far. Decision Making

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Children and Technology: 3 Things Parents Need To Know

Nir Eyal

The post Children and Technology: 3 Things Parents Need To Know appeared first on Nir and Far. Indistractable Relationships

Be a Schedule Builder, Not a To-Do List Maker

Nir Eyal

The post Be a Schedule Builder, Not a To-Do List Maker appeared first on Nir and Far. Time Management

Feedback: The Secret to Innovating Your Product Development Process

Speaker: Liz Love, Chief Commercial Officer at ProdPad

Join Liz Love, Chief Commercial Officer at ProdPad as she details how product feedback can improve your product development process while mitigating stakeholder conflict, constant feature requests, failed launches, unexpected outcomes, unhappy users, and complexity.

Why You Might Need a Humor Audit: the Benefits of Laughter

Nir Eyal

The post Why You Might Need a Humor Audit: the Benefits of Laughter appeared first on Nir and Far. Habits

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Can’t Seem to Stick With Your Commitments? Try Making a Pact.

Nir Eyal

The post Can’t Seem to Stick With Your Commitments? Try Making a Pact. appeared first on Nir and Far. Motivation

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“Just Say No” Is Bad Productivity Advice

Nir Eyal

The post “Just Say No” Is Bad Productivity Advice appeared first on Nir and Far. Productivity

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What is the Opposite of “Distraction?” The Single Word that Will Change Your Life This Year

Nir Eyal

The post What is the Opposite of “Distraction?” The Single Word that Will Change Your Life This Year appeared first on Nir and Far. Distraction

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How to Scale a Data Literacy Program at Your Organization

Speaker: Megan Brown, Director, Data Literacy at Starbucks; Mariska Veenhof-Bulten, Business Intelligence Lead at bol.com; and Jennifer Wheeler, Director, IT Data and Analytics at Cardinal Health

Join data & analytics leaders from Starbucks, Cardinal Health, and bol.com for a webinar panel discussion on scaling data literacy skills across your organization with a clear strategy, a pragmatic roadmap, and executive buy-in.

Love is Measured By the Benefit of the Doubt: The Secret to True Kindness

Nir Eyal

The post Love is Measured By the Benefit of the Doubt: The Secret to True Kindness appeared first on Nir and Far. Introspection

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The New Norms of Business: Interview with Nathalie Nahai

Nir Eyal

The post The New Norms of Business: Interview with Nathalie Nahai appeared first on Nir and Far. Consumer Psychology

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Maybe Social Media Isn’t Making Teens Depressed, After All. And Here’s What Likely Is.

Nir Eyal

The post Maybe Social Media Isn’t Making Teens Depressed, After All. And Here’s What Likely Is. appeared first on Nir and Far. Indistractable Relationships

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Here’s My Review of The Social Dilemma: No, Social Media Is Not “Hijacking” Your Brain

Nir Eyal

The post Here’s My Review of The Social Dilemma: No, Social Media Is Not “Hijacking” Your Brain appeared first on Nir and Far. Distraction

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Assess and Advance Your Organization’s DevSecOps Practices

In this white paper, a DevSecOps maturity model is laid out for technical leaders to use to enable their organizations to stay competitive in the digital economy.

So, You Want To Become a Great Product Manager?” Q&A with Jackie Bavaro

Nir Eyal

The post So, You Want To Become a Great Product Manager?” ” Q&A with Jackie Bavaro appeared first on Nir and Far. Consumer Psychology

Screen Time for Kids: Give Them What They Need

Nir Eyal

The post Screen Time for Kids: Give Them What They Need appeared first on Nir and Far. Indistractable Relationships

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The Surprising Benefits of Unconditional Positive Regard

Nir Eyal

The post The Surprising Benefits of Unconditional Positive Regard appeared first on Nir and Far. Motivation

Hindsight Bias: Why You Make Terrible Life Choices

Nir Eyal

The post Hindsight Bias: Why You Make Terrible Life Choices appeared first on Nir and Far. Decision Making

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Tough Bosses, Unrealistic Goals, and Other Corporate Challenges That a Customer-Centric Product Strategy Can Empower You to Solve

Speaker: Bob Caporale, Founder of Strategy Generation Company

Join Bob for his session where he will discuss driving your company’s “top-down” goals with a clear and well communicated “customer-up” product strategy!