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Deep Questions with Cal Newport

Ep. 265: Big Ideas for Deeper Living

Deep Questions with Cal Newport
Deep Questions with Cal Newport

In this episode, Cal visits eight of the most influential books in personal productivity, identifying for each a single idea that ended up most resonating both with his own work and the culture more generally.

Below are the questions covered in today's episode (with their timestamps). Get your questions answered by Cal! Here’s the link: bit.ly/3U3sTvo

Video from today’s episode: youtube.com/calnewportmedia

Today’s Deep Question: What productivity ideas from other authors are the most worth paying attention to? [4:54]

- How do I time-block for the unanticipated “a-ha!” moment of insight? [40:23]

- Is my life as a surgeon dooming me to a reactive life? [45:19]

- Is it possible to read too many productivity books? [52:10]

- Is the Deep Life influenced by The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People? [58:55]

- Am I a disciplined worker if I only respond to deadlines? [1:01:09]

The 5 Books Cal Read in August 2023 [1:09:31]

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Thanks to Jesse Miller for production, Jay Kerstens for the intro music, and Mark Miles for mastering.

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