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LagosMums Instagram Live with Patrick J. McGinnis

August 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Patrick J. McGinnis LagosMums

Join LagosMums Instagram live as we talk with Patrick J.Mcginnis, the coiner of the term “Fear of Missing Out”. It holds on Wednesday, August 5th 2020 at 7 pm (WAT) on the @Lagosmums Instagram handle

Patrick J. McGinnis is an international venture capitalist and the author of Fear of Missing Out: Practical Decision-Making in a World of Overwhelming Choice.  Patrick coined the term FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), as well as the related term FOBO (Fear of a Better Option) in a 2004 article in the student newspaper of Harvard Business School.  FOMO has since been added to the dictionary and FOBO has become an increasingly popular framework to describe choice paralysis.  


Patrick J. McGinnis LagosMums

Patrick is the host of the hit podcast, FOMO Sapiens, which is distributed by Harvard Business Review, and the author of international bestseller The 10% Entrepreneur: Live Your Startup Dream Without Quitting Your Day Job. He has been featured in The New York TimesPoliticoThe Financial TimesThe Guardian, and Inc, and gave a popular 2019 TED Talk on FOBO and decision-making.  Originally from Maine, he has visited 103 countries and now lives in NYC. More at patrickmcginnis.com.


About Fear of Missing Out

At this time, whether you’re leading a company, a non-profit, or a family, making rational decisions based on facts, not fear, is more important than ever.  Fear of Missing Out: Practical-Decision-Making in a World of Overwhelming Choice is a step-by-step handbook on how to do this written by Patrick J. McGinnis. Patrick is the creator of the term FOMO, short of Fear of Missing Out. The book shows you how to make decisions, big and small, no matter how overwhelming the circumstances. Arianna Huffington endorsed it as “a must-read for all of us who want to escape the anxiety of indecision, live with more intention and thrive.” Learn more here

About FOMO Sapiens

FOMO Sapiens is a top business podcast distributed by Harvard Business Review that uncovers how entrepreneurial leaders make personal and professional decisions in a world of overwhelming choice.  



August 5
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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