Deep Questions with Cal Newport

Ep. 125: What is Discipline (and How Do I Get It?)

August 30, 2021 Cal Newport Season 1 Episode 125
Deep Questions with Cal Newport
Ep. 125: What is Discipline (and How Do I Get It?)
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Deep Questions with Cal Newport
Ep. 125: What is Discipline (and How Do I Get It?)
Aug 30, 2021 Season 1 Episode 125
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: How Reachable Should We Be? [1:48]


DEEP WORK QUESTIONS

 - What should I do if I finish a time block early? [8:31]
 - How do I work deeply at home with a crying newborn? [12:57]
 - How I work deeply while taking care of a child full time? [17:54]
 - How do I manage a shared mailbox with my team? [23:14]


DEEP LIFE QUESTIONS

 - What is discipline (and how do I get it)? [31:49]
 - Should I take a harder job to get better faster? [39:35]
 - What about people who don't want to do deep work? [43:21]


Thanks to Jay Kerstens for the intro music and Mark Miles for mastering.

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: How Reachable Should We Be? [1:48]


DEEP WORK QUESTIONS

 - What should I do if I finish a time block early? [8:31]
 - How do I work deeply at home with a crying newborn? [12:57]
 - How I work deeply while taking care of a child full time? [17:54]
 - How do I manage a shared mailbox with my team? [23:14]


DEEP LIFE QUESTIONS

 - What is discipline (and how do I get it)? [31:49]
 - Should I take a harder job to get better faster? [39:35]
 - What about people who don't want to do deep work? [43:21]


Thanks to Jay Kerstens for the intro music and Mark Miles for mastering.