Tame Daily Distractions With a ‘Pre-Commitment Pact’

From Homer to Franzen, productive people lean on these pacts as a proven way to stick to their goals

Nir Eyal
Forge
Published in
7 min readJun 29, 2021

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Famed director Quentin Tarantino “never use[s] a typewriter or computer.” He prefers to write screenplays by hand in a notebook.

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Nir Eyal
Forge
Writer for

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