Living Decisively When it Matters Most
May 04 - Virtual Event
Living Decisively When it Matters Most
May 04 - Virtual Event

Living Decisively When it Matters Most

Join Patrick J. McGinnis the creator of the term FOMO as he previews his latest book "Fear of Missing Out: Practical Decision-Making in a World of Overwhelming Choice,” tells the history of FOMO, and shares  how it has evolved in the age of COVID-19.

McGinnis, who invented FOMO back in the early 2000s while a student at Harvard Business School, will also talk about how to make better, faster decisions and how to manage your career to navigate through the current crisis.

MIT COVID-19 Response Funds

In exchange for the value you receive from this event, we ask that you make a donation (in an amount of your choosing) to the MIT Covid-19 Response Funds.



Funds will support:

MIT COVID-19 Research Fund

Gifts to support MIT’s response to help with the Covid-19 crisis, including providing equipment, space, expertise, and other resources to local area hospitals and other health care providers. Contributions to this fund will supplement Institute resources that are already being applied to these immediate medical needs including through the Medical Outreach and Crisis Management Team led by Professor Elazer Edelman, such as donations of personal protective equipment. Gifts will also support the work of Project Manus under Professor Martin Culpepper for projects including the design and mass manufacture of disposable face shields.

MIT COVID-19 Emergency Fund

Gifts to support MIT faculty and researchers addressing various aspects of the Covid-19 pandemic, including vaccine development, portable ventilators, AI solutions, and improved protective equipment.

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Date and Time
Monday, May 04, 2020
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM PT
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Primary Contact
Shuja Keen