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TPS88: Deep Work w/ Cal Newport

TPS88: Deep Work w/ Cal Newport

Cal Newport is on the podcast today to talk about Deep Work, a skill that is essential for success in today’s knowledge economy. Learn about what deep work is, why it is so important, and how you can manage your time and distractions so that you can focus on this more productive work. Bonus Audio Cheat Sheet What deep work actually means and how you can leverage it to take action on your goals The importance of focus and how to avoid "attention residue" The key skills you need to succeed in the knowledge economy How to cultivate your ability to focus on one thing by avoiding "cognitive junk food" The process you can use to write a blog post while going for a walk Why boredom is a good thing and the benefits of letting yourself wind down Key strategies you can use to change your ratio of deep work to shallow work How you can figure out what your most important tasks are and translate that into action towards your goals Quick tips for reducing the amount of email you read and send and fr