Deep Questions with Cal Newport

Ep. 79: Should This Meeting Have Been an Email?

March 15, 2021 Cal Newport Season 1 Episode 79
Deep Questions with Cal Newport
Ep. 79: Should This Meeting Have Been an Email?
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Deep Questions with Cal Newport
Ep. 79: Should This Meeting Have Been an Email?
Mar 15, 2021 Season 1 Episode 79
Cal Newport

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


DEEP DIVE: Should this meeting have been an email? [5:30]


WORK QUESTIONS

 - How do I recharge after a hard year of work? [17:14]
 - How do I write blog posts? [20:46]
 - How important is working from home for accomplishing deep work? [22:52]
 - How can I apply productive meditation to work that requires a computer? [28:52]


TECHNOLOGY QUESTIONS

 - How do I step away from WhatsApp? [33:13]
 - Are spaced repetition flashcard programs worth it? [36:47]
 - What should I replace social media with in my life? [43:24]
 - How can I start a business without social media? [51:19]


DEEP LIFE QUESTIONS

 - Why are kitchens such appealing work locations? [54:53]
 - How do I overcome deep procrastination during remote learning? [58:10]
 - Should I time block after retirement?


Thanks to Jay Kerstens for the intro music.

Show Notes

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


DEEP DIVE: Should this meeting have been an email? [5:30]


WORK QUESTIONS

 - How do I recharge after a hard year of work? [17:14]
 - How do I write blog posts? [20:46]
 - How important is working from home for accomplishing deep work? [22:52]
 - How can I apply productive meditation to work that requires a computer? [28:52]


TECHNOLOGY QUESTIONS

 - How do I step away from WhatsApp? [33:13]
 - Are spaced repetition flashcard programs worth it? [36:47]
 - What should I replace social media with in my life? [43:24]
 - How can I start a business without social media? [51:19]


DEEP LIFE QUESTIONS

 - Why are kitchens such appealing work locations? [54:53]
 - How do I overcome deep procrastination during remote learning? [58:10]
 - Should I time block after retirement?


Thanks to Jay Kerstens for the intro music.