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Cal Newport on Digital Minimalism: Creating a Philosophy of Personal Technology Use, Part II

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Missed Part I? Click here. Continuing last week’s conversation, in this episode Dr. Newport delves into two things that have become ubiquitous in our lives: texting and email. Whether it is logistical texts with our kids or emails for work, these two technologies can occupy a ..


This podcast was published on June 23, 2021



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Cal Newport on Digital Minimalism: Creating a Philosophy of Personal Technology Use


For these next two episodes, we welcome back Dr. Cal Newport, professor of computer science at Georgetown University and New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including Digital Minimalism and A World Without Email. In this week’s episode, we will focus on the first of these two books, Digital Minimalism, and how to go about developing a deliberate and purposeful approach to our use of technology. And remember, our children..


This podcast was published on June 15, 2021



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#317 - Cal Newport - How To Master Your Email Overload


Cal Newport is an associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University and an author. Email has changed the way we collaborate and work. Free, frictionless, instant communication sounds great, but many workers are tyrannised by their email inbox, no matter how many productivity tools they add in. Cal is proposing a new type of solution to this overload. Expect to learn why workers checking their email every 6 minutes ..


This podcast was published on May 06, 2021



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Modern Wisdom

A World Without Email, with Cal Newport


Can you imagine living in a world without email? Most of us can’t - how would we get work done? - but this is what Cal Newport advocates for in his newest book, A World Without Email. Cal cites a study that found the average knowledge worker checks various communication tools once every six minutes. At that rate, it’s a wonder we get any work done at all. Cal argues that modifying our habits (like checking email at designated times)..


This podcast was published on March 03, 2021



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396: Cal Newport - A World Without Email Is Coming


Cal Newport is an associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University, where he specializes in the theory of distributed systems, as well as a New York Times bestselling author who writes for a broader audience about the intersection of technology and culture. He’s the author of seven books, including Digital Minimalism and 


This podcast was published on March 02, 2021



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Cut the Fluff and Become a Digital Minimalist, with Dr. Cal Newport


#276: Have you found yourself mindlessly scrolling through social media feeds over the last few months? Have you also found yourself in a state of sadness, anxiety, or aggravation afterwards? We live in an increasingly noisy world. A world in which many of us use social media, or the internet in general, to escape. But our escapes often leave us feeling empty and annoyed at ourselves for wasting several hours of precious time. He..


This podcast was published on September 15, 2020



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Cal Newport on Digital Minimalism


Cal Newport is the author of Deep Work and So Good They Can’t Ignore You. Cal’s latest book is Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World. In this conversation, Cal and Erik talk about the premise of the book: Technology is intrinsically neither good nor bad. The ke..


This podcast was published on August 12, 2020



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Beyond the To-Do List

by Erik Fisher

Cal Newport on Unplugging the Static


Cal Newport, author of both Digital Minimalism and Deep Work, shares his research about the inevitable noise of technology and social media in our minds. He and Greg explore practical methods to unplug digitally and cover essential strategies to find deep focus. Essentialism Podcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/essentialismpod Facebook:


This podcast was published on August 10, 2020



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What's Essential hosted by Greg McKeown

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Digital Minimalism with Cal Newport


Our last episode will be pretty hard to pass up (duh!) but this week we have an incredibly wise guest who has impacted us in HUGE ways - even to the point of shaping how we wrote A Love Letter Life. Cal Newport is taking into a deep dive conversation around Digital Minimalism. He is a computer science professor at Georgetown University + in addition to his academic research, he writes about the intersection of digital technology and culture. B..


This podcast was published on February 18, 2020



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BEHIND THE SCENES

by Jeremy & Audrey Roloff

Best of 2019: Cal Newport


For Christmas week, we’ll be re-airing the best episodes of 2019. Today we present Mark’s interview with Cal Newport. In the new year, we’ll be starting with new episodes again. In the meantime, enjoy and have a Merry Christmas!


This podcast was published on December 25, 2019



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Ep. 276 - Digital Minimalism +The Importance of Deep Work with Cal Newport


CATCH UP WITH K + L Is it a negative sign to feel pain after the chiropractor? Or could it be locked up emotions that need to be released? Krista is looking for your feedback! K + L also share a personal anecdote from an Almost 30 listener. This sparks a conversation around the power of micro impacts and how messages come to us at the right time.   THE INTERVIEW Buckle up for today’s episode with Georgetown Unive..


This podcast was published on November 28, 2019



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Almost 30

by Krista Williams & Lindsey Simcik

Focus: Cal Newport


Sarah talks to author and Georgetown professor Cal Newport about how social media companies have hacked our brains to get us to continually use their products, how the American workforce struggles with unbroken concentration, the constant companion model, and ways to digitally declutter.


This podcast was published on November 26, 2019



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That's What She Said with Sarah Spain

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Cal Newport - So Good They Can't Ignore You


In this episode we dive into Cal Newport’s book So Good They Can’t Ignore You discussing his long-held belief that "follow your passion" is not good advice. Not only is the cliche flawed-preexisting passions are rare and have little to do with how most people end up loving their work-but it can also be dangerous, leading to anxiety and chronic job hopping. After making his case against passion, Newport sets out on a quest to discover the real..


This podcast was published on October 28, 2019



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Moonshots Podcast: Learning Out Loud

by Mike Parsons & Mark Pearson Freeland

Cal Newport - Digital Minimalism


Most of us know that addiction to digital tools is costing us both productivity and peace. But giving them up completely isn't realistic. We're addicted to texting, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter not because we're stupid or shallow, but because they provide real value in the form of connection, community, affirmation, and information. In this episode, we dive into Cal Newport’s philosophy and plan for mindful, intentional use of technology t..


This podcast was published on October 07, 2019



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Cal Newport - Deep Work


Cal Newport is an associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University and the author of six self-improvement books. He also writes the Study Hacks blog focused on academic and career success. This series we will deep dive into his work starting with his book Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World. Deep Work is a book about the science of productivity. Cal argues the best way to get more meaningful work done is by..


This podcast was published on August 19, 2019



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Moonshots Podcast: Learning Out Loud

by Mike Parsons & Mark Pearson Freeland

Cal Newport, "Digital Minimalism"


Georgetown University's Cal Newport discusses his book, "Digital Minimalism," in which he questions the value of being digitally connected all the time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


This podcast was published on July 06, 2019



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183. Cal Newport: More Good Tech. Less Bad Tech. Digital Minimalism.


We’re living in a time of exciting technological innovation. But just because technology can do something for us, doesn’t mean that it should. Cal Newport is author of the new book Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World. Digital Minimalism is a philosophy of using the power of technology only in the ways it serves us best, while eliminating use of technology in ways..


This podcast was published on June 20, 2019



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Love Your Work

Digital Minimalism with Cal Newport


Today’s show is about distraction. Tech can be our best friend and worst enemy. Our devices are no longer normal telephones. They’ve become our constant companions. Texts, emails, social media and loads of content compete for our attention every hour of the day. We are more distracted and overwhelmed than ever before. It not only affects our work life but can do irreparable damage to our family life as well. Will our kids grow up missing ..


This podcast was published on May 06, 2019



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The Dad Edge Podcast (formerly The Good Dad Project Podcast)

Episode #152: Cal Newport


Cal Newport is an associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University and the author of six books, including Deep Work and So Good They Can’t Ignore You. You won’t find him on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram, but you can often find him at home with his family in Washington, DC, or writing essays for his popular website 


This podcast was published on April 30, 2019



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The PolicyViz Podcast

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Graham talks with Deep Work author Cal Newport, about the evolution of knowledge work, how social media compulsion has shifted in recent years, and balancing multiple careers.


This podcast was published on April 10, 2019



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Beyond Busy

by Graham Allcott

Cal Newport


Has your phone become a constant companion? Could you go without it, even if you wanted to? The problem is not the technology, it’s how we’re letting the technology use us, says Georgetown Professor Cal Newport, author of Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers


This podcast was published on April 10, 2019



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Road to Somewhere

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400: How to Reclaim Conversation, with Cal Newport


Cal Newport: Digital Minimalism Cal Newport is a computer science professor at Georgetown University who studies the theory of distributed systems. In addition to his academic work, he writes about the intersection of technology and culture. He’s the author of six books including Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World and Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World. Key Points The human brain is very ..


This podcast was published on March 18, 2019



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Coaching for Leaders

by Dave Stachowiak

Minimize Your Digital Use, Maximize Your Life | CAL NEWPORT


There is no question that we are increasingly committing ourselves to digital use. The fact is that our use of digital technology has presented us with some opportunities never before available in the history of mankind. But that doesn't mean it doesn't pose a very serious threat to our sanity and well-being. Today, I talk with repeat guest, Cal Newport, to talk about some of those threats and, more importantly, how we harness the power..


This podcast was published on March 05, 2019



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Order of Man

Digital Minimalism - with Dr. Cal Newport


#176: Cal Newport created a philosophy called digital minimalism, which is idea of reducing your digital life down to only the most important core essentials. Remove the apps from your phone, then slowly re-introduce only the ones that are the most useful and beneficial. Take control of your smartphone, rather than letting it control you.   Digital minimalism is a philosophy of technology use. This philosophy pulls from the concepts of..


This podcast was published on February 04, 2019



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Digital Minimalism with Cal Newport


The world today is becoming dangerously digital. With the booming of social media and digital application growing in depth and complexity, keeping a healthy mindset can turn into a cluttered and stressful experience. Cal Newport, a computer science professor from Georgetown University, has some brilliant advice on how and why the philosophy of Digital Minimalism is the key to living a focused life in an increasingly noisy world. To ..


This podcast was published on January 28, 2019



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The Unmistakable Creative Podcast

by Srinivas Rao

1075: Monday Master Class: How to Use Time Arbitrage to Maximize Your Productivity Profit by Cal Newport


Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shares how to use time arbitrage to maximize your productivity profit. Episode 1075: Monday Master Class: How to Use Time Arbitrage to Maximize Your Productivity Profit by Cal Newport Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Dartmouth College in 2..


This podcast was published on November 20, 2018



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Optimal Living Daily: Personal Development & Minimalism

by Justin Malik

1030: Doing What it Takes Versus Taking What You Already Know How to Do by Cal Newport


Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog discusses doing what it takes versus taking what you already know how to do. Episode 1030: Doing What it Takes Versus Taking What You Already Know How to Do by Cal Newport Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Dartmouth College in 2004. In addi..


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Optimal Living Daily: Personal Development & Minimalism

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997: Some Thoughts on Transitioning to Digital Minimalism AND Dangerous Ideas: Action is Overrated by Cal Newport (Life)


2 short posts from Cal Newport as he shares his thoughts on transitioning to digital minimalism and why action is overrated. Episode 997: Some Thoughts on Transitioning to Digital Minimalism AND Dangerous Ideas: Action is Overrated by Cal Newport (Life) Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and gra..


This podcast was published on September 03, 2018



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Optimal Living Daily: Personal Development & Minimalism

by Justin Malik

Replay: [Productivity] Deep Work - Cal Newport | Interview with Author Cal Newport


Interview with Author Cal Newport about his book Deep Work. We talk about (1) 3 Big advantages of deep work (2) 3 strategies to implement Deep Work in your life


This podcast was published on July 03, 2018



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2000 Books for Ambitious Entrepreneurs - Author Interviews and Book Summaries

900: E-Mail Zero: Imagining Life Without E-Mail by Cal Newport (Improving Productivity Hacks & Simplifying Work & Lifestyle)


Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shares how it's possible to live & work without email. Episode 900: E-Mail Zero: Imagining Life Without E-Mail by Cal Newport (Improving Productivity Hacks & Simplifying Work & Lifestyle). Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Dartmouth College..


This podcast was published on May 29, 2018



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Optimal Living Daily: Personal Development & Minimalism

by Justin Malik

841: How to be Happy by Cal Newport (Setting Goals & Seeking the Flow State)


Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shares the research behind happiness. Episode 841: How to be Happy by Cal Newport (Setting Goals & Seeking the Flow State). Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Dartmouth College in 2004. In addition to studying the theoretical foundations of ..


This podcast was published on March 31, 2018



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Optimal Living Daily: Personal Development & Minimalism

by Justin Malik

816: The Einstein Principle: Accomplish More By Doing Less by Cal Newport (Lifestyle Improvement - Albert Einstein)


Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shares how to accomplish more by doing less. Episode 816: The Einstein Principle: Accomplish More By Doing Less by Cal Newport (Lifestyle Improvement - Albert Einstein). Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Dartmouth College in 2004. In additi..


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Optimal Living Daily: Personal Development & Minimalism

by Justin Malik

786: A Whirlwind Tour of Getting Things Done by Cal Newport of Study Hacks (The GTD Technique for Productivity)


Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shares an overview of the popular Getting Things Done productivity method. Episode 786: A Whirlwind Tour of Getting Things Done by Cal Newport of Study Hacks (The GTD Technique for Productivity). Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Dartmouth ..


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Optimal Living Daily: Personal Development & Minimalism

by Justin Malik

750: BuJo Pro: Thoughts on Adapting a Bullet Journal to a Hyper-Connected World by Cal Newport (Mindfulness & Happiness)


Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shares pros and cons of bullet journaling and what he'd do to improve upon it. Episode 750: BuJo Pro: Thoughts on Adapting a Bullet Journal to a Hyper-Connected World by Cal Newport (Mindfulness & Happiness). Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated fr..


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Optimal Living Daily: Personal Development & Minimalism

by Justin Malik

734: Interested in Lifestyle Design? Get a PhD by Cal Newport of Study Hacks (Empowerment)


Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shares shares how your life and work can be exotic and engaging. Episode 734: Interested in Lifestyle Design? Get a PhD by Cal Newport of Study Hacks (Empowerment). Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Dartmouth College in 2004. In addition to..


This podcast was published on December 14, 2017



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Optimal Living Daily: Personal Development & Minimalism

by Justin Malik

Rules For Focused Success In A Distracted World (Guest Cal Newport)


The Ken Coleman Show is here to help answer your questions about career, passion, and talent so you can maximize your potential. Do you have a question for Ken? Call us at 844-747-2577 or email [email protected] for a chance to be featured on the show.


This podcast was published on December 06, 2017



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715: The Science of Procrastination: Researchers Tackle Willpower and our Ability to Control It by Cal Newport of Study Hacks


Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shares the science of procrastination and how to beat it. Episode 715: The Science of Procrastination: Researchers Tackle Willpower and our Ability to Control It by Cal Newport of Study Hacks. Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Dartmouth Col..


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Optimal Living Daily: Personal Development & Minimalism

by Justin Malik

698: Fixed-Schedule Productivity: How I Accomplish a Large Amount of Work in a Small Number of Work Hours by Cal Newport


Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shares how he's able to get so much done in a short amount of time. Episode 698: Fixed-Schedule Productivity: How I Accomplish a Large Amount of Work in a Small Number of Work Hours by Cal Newport. Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Dartmout..


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Optimal Living Daily: Personal Development & Minimalism

by Justin Malik

681: Does Luck Matter More Than Skill by Cal Newport of Study Hacks (Confidence & Opportunity)


Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shares his take on luck vs. skill. Episode 681: Does Luck Matter More Than Skill by Cal Newport of Study Hacks (Confidence & Opportunity). Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Dartmouth College in 2004. In addition to studying the theoretical ..


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Optimal Living Daily: Personal Development & Minimalism

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666: Approach Technology Like the Amish by Cal Newport of The Study Hacks Blog (Mindfulness & Happiness)


Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shares why we should consider approaching technology like the Amish. Episode 666: Approach Technology Like the Amish by Cal Newport of The Study Hacks Blog (Mindfulness & Happiness). Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Dartmouth College in 20..


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Optimal Living Daily: Personal Development & Minimalism

by Justin Malik

Deep Work: Rules For Focused Success In A Distracted World with Cal Newport - Genius Network #56


Feeling distracted? Looking for success in the midst of the noise? Cal Newport examines why "follow your passion" is counterproductive advice, his definition of “deep work,” the role of social media in focus, and more. Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University. He earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009. His most recent book, Deep Work, argues that focus is the new I.Q. in the knowledge economy and..


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649: Does Being Exceptional Require an Exceptional Amount of Work by Cal Newport (Developing Habits & Personal Growth)


Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shows why being exceptional does not require an exceptional amount of work. Episode 649: Does Being Exceptional Require an Exceptional Amount of Work by Cal Newport (Developing Habits & Personal Growth). Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Da..


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Optimal Living Daily: Personal Development & Minimalism

by Justin Malik

636: If You're Nervous About Quitting Your Boring Job, Don't Do It by Cal Newport of the Study Hacks Blog (Career Advice)


Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shares reasons why it might be best to stick to your job. Episode 636: If You're Nervous About Quitting Your Boring Job, Don't Do It by Cal Newport of the Study Hacks Blog (Career Advice). Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Dartmouth College..


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Optimal Living Daily: Personal Development & Minimalism

by Justin Malik

616: Monday Master Class: Apply Weakest Link Theory to Time Management by Cal Newport (Productivity & Efficiency)


Cal Newport of the Study Hacks blog shares what weakest link theory is and how it applies to time management. Episode 616: Monday Master Class: Apply Weakest Link Theory to Time Management by Cal Newport (Productivity & Efficiency). Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Dartmouth..


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Optimal Living Daily: Personal Development & Minimalism

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606: Do What Works, Not What's Satisfying: Pseudo-Striving and our Fear of Reality-Based Planning by Cal Newport (Learning)


Cal Newport asks why we never model our actions after those who have succeeded before us, and offers his opinion on it. Episode 606: Do What Works, Not What's Satisfying: Pseudo-Striving and our Fear of Reality-Based Planning by Cal Newport (Learning). Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and grad..


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Optimal Living Daily: Personal Development & Minimalism

by Justin Malik

595: Closing Your Interests Opens More Interesting Opportunities: The Power of Diligence in Creative a Remarkable Life by Cal Newport


Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Dartmouth College in 2004. In addition to studying the theoretical foundations of our digital age as a professor, Newport also writes about the impact of these technologies on the world of work. His most recent book, Deep Work, argues that ..


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by Justin Malik

The Incredible Value of Deep Work, Instead of Distraction – with Cal Newport


#42: Your most valuable asset isn’t your house, car or retirement portfolio. It’s your attention. Most knowledge workers spend their day frantically hopping between meetings, emails, phone calls and social media. But that’s not the best way to stand out in the modern economy. Emails are necessary, says author and professor Cal Newport. They’ll keep you from getting fired. But they won’t get you promoted. I..


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233: How to Make Deep Work Happen, with Cal Newport


Cal Newport: Deep Work www.calnewport.com Quotes A big problem with a lot of these attention-stealing technologies is that we’ve adopted … the “any benefit mindset” for tool adoption. –Cal Newport You have to wean [your brain] off its dependence on novel stimuli every time you feel a little bored. –Cal Newport I think focus is the new IQ, and that deep work is going to become one of the most valuable skills as our economy g..


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Coaching for Leaders

by Dave Stachowiak

#61 - Cal Newport


Everyone talks about wishing they had better focus, while they have one eye on Facebook on their smartphone. We live in an age of distraction and as our relationship with technology becomes symbiotic, it can come with great cost. This week Barry speaks with Professor and Author Cal Newport. Cal is a Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University and one of the most productive researchers working today. He also is a best selling author of ..


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The Mental Game Podcast

by Jared Tendler

Episode 52: Cal Newport


Cal Newport is a computer scientist, professor, and author of five books. In this episode we explore his book "Get So Good They Can’t Ignore You" which talks about the importance of mastery, and the follies of blind pursuing your passion. We also talk about his new book. Deep Work, which comes out today, January 5th. His book explores the concept of deliberate practice and shares strategies for how to construct an environment where..


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