Fifteen years ago, while host Patrick McGinnis was a student at Harvard Business School, he wrote a column for the student newspaper about his observation that the student body’s social schedules were driven by two forces: The Fear of Missing Out and the Fear of a Better Option -- or FOMO and FOBO, for short. Then McGinnis graduated, started his career, and mostly forgot about it -- until a reporter looking into FOMO’s origins tracked it back to him.
Everyone Wants To Be in VC, But No One Wants To Lose Money with Beth Ferreira
Beth Ferreira has been involved in venture investment in some of the most exciting startups in recent history, both as a venture capitalist and an early employee. She shares her experience managing the risks and rewards of investment.
Swipe Right: How Meredith Golden Helps You Get a Date Online
Meredith Golden has spent more than 10,000 hours on online dating apps, helping her clients navigate the digital romance market to build the perfect profile and connect with the right matches.
Nas Daily: Around the World in 14 Million Clicks
Video blogger and author Nuseir Yassin comes to FOMO Sapiens to share the story of why he quit a high-flying tech career to travel the world and document his experiences on Nas Daily, his social media channel that now has 14 million followers.
Nir Eyal: Making “Indistractability” a Habit
Author and FOMO Sapiens alumnus Nir Eyal returns to discuss his new book, “Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life,” and tell us how to tackle everything from time management to an overflowing inbox.