Deep Questions with Cal Newport

Ep. 60: Habit Tune-Up: Getting Things Done on Distracting Days

January 07, 2021 Cal Newport Season 1 Episode 60
Deep Questions with Cal Newport
Ep. 60: Habit Tune-Up: Getting Things Done on Distracting Days
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Deep Questions with Cal Newport
Ep. 60: Habit Tune-Up: Getting Things Done on Distracting Days
Jan 07, 2021 Season 1 Episode 60
Cal Newport

Below are the topics covered in today's mini-episode (with timestamps). For instructions on submitting your own questions, go to calnewport.com/podcast.

- Reflections on productivity during distracting events. [3:35]
- Trouble getting started. [12:09]
- Dealing with cognitive exhaustion after hard periods. [18:01]
- Avoiding tool overload. [27:10]
- Focused work that's not demanding. [32:01]
- Metric tracking tune-ups. [39:58]

Thanks to listener Jay Kerstens for the intro music.

Show Notes

Below are the topics covered in today's mini-episode (with timestamps). For instructions on submitting your own questions, go to calnewport.com/podcast.

- Reflections on productivity during distracting events. [3:35]
- Trouble getting started. [12:09]
- Dealing with cognitive exhaustion after hard periods. [18:01]
- Avoiding tool overload. [27:10]
- Focused work that's not demanding. [32:01]
- Metric tracking tune-ups. [39:58]

Thanks to listener Jay Kerstens for the intro music.