Deep Questions with Cal Newport

Ep. 20: Habit Tune-Up: Productivity System Indecision, Embracing Boredom, and Craving Depth in a Shallow Job

August 20, 2020 Cal Newport Season 1 Episode 20
Deep Questions with Cal Newport
Ep. 20: Habit Tune-Up: Productivity System Indecision, Embracing Boredom, and Craving Depth in a Shallow Job
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Deep Questions with Cal Newport
Ep. 20: Habit Tune-Up: Productivity System Indecision, Embracing Boredom, and Craving Depth in a Shallow Job
Aug 20, 2020 Season 1 Episode 20
Cal Newport

In this mini-episode, I take "calls" from listeners asking for advice about how best to tune-up their productivity and work habits in a moment of increased distraction and disruption.

You can submit your own audio questions at speakpipe.com/calnewport.

Here are the topics we cover: 

* Problems settling on a productivity system [1:01] 
* Figuring out which professional skill to improve [7:20] 
* The difference between boredom and solitude [21:12] 
* Craving depth in a shallow job [32:20] 
* Keystone habits [38:39]

As always, if you enjoy the podcast, please considering subscribing or leaving a rating/review.

Thanks to listener Jay Kerstens for the intro music.

Show Notes

In this mini-episode, I take "calls" from listeners asking for advice about how best to tune-up their productivity and work habits in a moment of increased distraction and disruption.

You can submit your own audio questions at speakpipe.com/calnewport.

Here are the topics we cover: 

* Problems settling on a productivity system [1:01] 
* Figuring out which professional skill to improve [7:20] 
* The difference between boredom and solitude [21:12] 
* Craving depth in a shallow job [32:20] 
* Keystone habits [38:39]

As always, if you enjoy the podcast, please considering subscribing or leaving a rating/review.

Thanks to listener Jay Kerstens for the intro music.