Virtual Fireside Chat with Patrick McGinnis
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Webinar via Zoom
Zoom info will be sent in advance
The HBS Club of South Florida invites you to a virtual Fireside Chat with Patrick McGinnis, HBS MBA 2004, who coined the phrase FOMO and will discuss his recently published book Fear of Missing Out: Practical Decision-Making in a World of Overwhelming Choice.
This interactive conversation will be moderated by Laura I. Maydón, Co-President of the Club.
Attendees will be able to participate in a Q&A session. Patrick is also 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.
Organized by Laura Maydón, MBA 2000
HBS Club of South Florida Members and guest: Free
Harvard Club of Miami Members and guest: Free
Harvard Alumni non-members: $10
General Public: $20
Questions: Please contact the HBS club admin at email@example.com for assistance.
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 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 Times, Politico, The Financial Times, The 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 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." More at www.patrickmcginnis.com.
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. Guests have included leaders in business, politics, and culture, including Andrew Yang, Jay Shetty, Greg McKeown (Essentialism), and the Founders/CEOs of companies including Luke’s Lobster, Zola, Primary, Hello Fresh, and Farmgirl Flowers. More at www.patrickmcginnis.com.