Deep Questions with Cal Newport

Ep. 50: Habit Tune-Up: Artificial Overload, Deep Retirement, and Motivational Crises

December 03, 2020 Season 1 Episode 50
Deep Questions with Cal Newport
Ep. 50: Habit Tune-Up: Artificial Overload, Deep Retirement, and Motivational Crises
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Deep Questions with Cal Newport
Ep. 50: Habit Tune-Up: Artificial Overload, Deep Retirement, and Motivational Crises
Dec 03, 2020 Season 1 Episode 50

In this mini-episode, I answer audio questions 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:

 * When deep work creates more shallow obligations. [2:49]
 * Avoiding artificial overload. [10:00]
 * Deep retirement. [23:06]
 * Defusing deep procrastination. [27:00]

Thanks to listener Jay Kerstens for the intro music.

Show Notes

In this mini-episode, I answer audio questions 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:

 * When deep work creates more shallow obligations. [2:49]
 * Avoiding artificial overload. [10:00]
 * Deep retirement. [23:06]
 * Defusing deep procrastination. [27:00]

Thanks to listener Jay Kerstens for the intro music.