How to Hack your Motivation and Productivity – Nick Winter

Nick Winter is the co-founder of the highly successful startup, CodeCombat, a free to use educational gaming company that teaches players the fundamentals of computer programming.

He’s also the author of the book, The Motivation Hacker and conducted a series of experiments over 3-months time to create good habits, learn new skills and push himself to achieve more. In this incredible episode, we dig into goal-setting, creating new habits, dealing with burn-out and so much more!

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Show Notes

  • [03:24] How did you get the idea for the book?
  • [05:34] What is your solution to those instances when you lose time for a particular task?
  • [10:16] What’s the most important thing in setting goals?
  • [42:59] What do you do when you’re close to a burnout?
  • [43:45] What do you do in order to understand the emotions that your feeling right now or if what you’re doing is working or not?
  • [45:09] A simple tip to be more productive and happier.
  • [45:23] A suggestion so you can approach a new problem without the stress.
  • [48:55] What do you do when you’re in a rut and need to get out?
  • [51:55] What’s your challenge to your readers?