Deep Questions with Cal Newport

Ep. 97: Should I Outsource My Inbox?

May 17, 2021 Cal Newport Season 1 Episode 97
Deep Questions with Cal Newport
Ep. 97: Should I Outsource My Inbox?
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Deep Questions with Cal Newport
Ep. 97: Should I Outsource My Inbox?
May 17, 2021 Season 1 Episode 97
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 WORK QUESTIONS

 - How can I get others to accept a deeper work environment? [6:16]
 - How can I escape meeting overload? [10:12]
 - How can I ready myself for a deep work sessions? [18:00]
 - Should I hire an assistant to help me with my emails? [22:14]
 - How should indie authors use social media? [27:10]
 - How do I stop being so distracted at work? [35:11]

DEEP LIFE QUESTIONS

 - What is my (Cal) next book going to be about? [42:26]
 - How do I preserve energy for home projects? [44:43]
 - What do you (Cal) find valuable in the work of Abraham Joshua Heschel? [50:02]
 - What is my (Cal) favorite Neil Postman book? [53:06]
 - Can I write a novel if I'm a full-time computer programmer? [56:20]
 - Nina how do you choose what to work deeply on? [58:56]

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 WORK QUESTIONS

 - How can I get others to accept a deeper work environment? [6:16]
 - How can I escape meeting overload? [10:12]
 - How can I ready myself for a deep work sessions? [18:00]
 - Should I hire an assistant to help me with my emails? [22:14]
 - How should indie authors use social media? [27:10]
 - How do I stop being so distracted at work? [35:11]

DEEP LIFE QUESTIONS

 - What is my (Cal) next book going to be about? [42:26]
 - How do I preserve energy for home projects? [44:43]
 - What do you (Cal) find valuable in the work of Abraham Joshua Heschel? [50:02]
 - What is my (Cal) favorite Neil Postman book? [53:06]
 - Can I write a novel if I'm a full-time computer programmer? [56:20]
 - Nina how do you choose what to work deeply on? [58:56]

Thanks to Jay Kerstens for the intro music.