Deep Questions with Cal Newport

By Cal Newport

Cal Newport is a computer science professor and the New York Times bestselling author of Digital Minimalism and Deep Work. He writes about technology and the way it can both support and impede our efforts to live more meaningful, productive lives. In this podcast, he answers questions from his readers about work, technology, and the deep life.

  1. 1.
    Ep. 96: LISTENER CALLS: Emotional Distractions
    38:47
  2. 2.
    Ep. 95: How Do I Maintain the Will to Do Deep Work?
    1:13:11
  3. 3.
    Ep. 94: LISTENER CALLS: Battling Bothersome Bosses
    35:08
  4. 4.
    Ep. 93: Am I Overcommitted or Bad at Time Management?
    1:05:31
  5. 5.
    Ep. 92: LISTENER CALLS: The Perils of Coercive Productivity
    37:09
  6. 6.
    Ep. 91: GREG MCKEOWN on Making Essential Work Effortless
    1:23:02
  7. 7.
    Ep. 90: LISTENER CALLS: My Current Scheduling Setup
    51:53
  8. 8.
    Ep. 89: Do I Need a Dumb Phone?
    1:02:47
  1. 9.
    Ep. 88: LISTENER CALLS: My Notebooks and Instagram-Addicted Artists
    33:38
  2. 10.
    Ep. 87: Should I Switch Careers to Pursue my Dream?
    54:07
  3. 11.
    Ep. 86: LISTENER CALLS: Mastering the Art of Thinking While Walking
    36:29
  4. 12.
    Ep. 85: Are NFTs Frivolous or Fundamental?
    1:12:28
  5. 13.
    Ep. 84: LISTENER CALLS: Prioritizing Projects and Deep Decor
    32:57
  6. 14.
    Ep. 83: Is Email Work?
    1:07:09
  7. 15.
    Ep. 82: Habit Tune-Up: The Joys and Sorrows of Binge Working
    44:52
  8. 16.
    Ep. 81: How Do I Avoid Burnout?
    1:20:33
  9. 17.
    Ep. 80: Habit Tune-Up: Deep Work After Hard Days
    34:13
  10. 18.
    Ep. 79: Should This Meeting Have Been an Email?
    1:09:05
  11. 19.
    Ep. 78: Habit Tune-Up: Time Blocking vs. Bullet Journaling
    36:42
  12. 20.
    Ep. 77: Does Email Have a Mind of Its Own?
    1:14:39
  13. 21.
    Ep. 76: Habit Tune-Up: Email On Speed (Taming WhatsApp)
    37:18
  14. 22.
    Ep. 75: JOSHUA FIELDS MILBURN on Saying "No" to Almost Everything
    1:36:52
  15. 23.
    Ep. 74: Habit Tune-Up: Taming Trello
    40:32
  16. 24.
    Ep. 73: Can I Become Rich Living Deeply?
    1:10:04
  17. 25.
    Ep. 72: Habit Tune-Up: Excessive Planning Syndrome
    42:43
  18. 26.
    Ep. 71: How Do We Escape the Autonomy Trap?
    1:21:04
  19. 27.
    Ep. 70: Habit Tune-Up: Getting Things Done During a Terrible, Isolating Pandemic
    44:27
  20. 28.
    Ep. 69: How Do I Find Joy in Leisure?
    1:12:03
  21. 29.
    Ep. 68: Habit Tune-Up: The Power of Becoming Your Own Assistant
    41:19
  22. 30.
    Ep. 67: TIM HARFORD on Leaving Academia to Become a Bestselling Writer
    1:48:11
  23. 31.
    Ep. 66: Habit Tune-Up: Bullet Journaling vs. Trello
    36:32
  24. 32.
    Ep. 65: Is Productivity Bad?
    1:18:25
  25. 33.
    Ep. 64: Habit Tune-Up: A Look Inside My Book Research Systems
    45:02
  26. 34.
    Ep. 63: How Do I Minimize Meetings?
    1:03:11
  27. 35.
    Ep. 62: Habit Tune-Up: Managing Information in Your Inbox
    40:16
  28. 36.
    Ep. 61: How Should I Tackle Big Projects?
    1:27:27
  29. 37.
    Ep. 60: Habit Tune-Up: Getting Things Done on Distracting Days
    46:41
  30. 38.
    Ep. 59: Why Be Productive?
    1:19:39
  31. 39.
    Ep. 58: Habit Tune-Up: Clarifying Task Organization, Graduate Student Advice, and My Research Workflow
    39:24
  32. 40.
    Ep. 57: Troubleshooting Shutdowns, Taming Overflowing Inboxes, and Tuning Core Values
    1:13:16
  33. 41.
    Ep. 56: Habit Tune-Up: Escaping Academic Twitter, Time Blocking During Vacation, and Making Time for Big Projects
    33:15
  34. 42.
    Ep. 55: Shallow Teams, Vague Goals, and Pandemic Screen Time
    1:20:58
  35. 43.
    Ep. 54: Habit Tune-Up: Capture Tools, Getting Started, and Building Skills at Home
    39:35
  36. 44.
    Ep. 53: Covey's Quads, "Perfect" Productivity Systems, and Reducing Laziness
    1:19:44
  37. 45.
    Ep. 52: Habit Tune-Up: Pandemic-Induced Overload, Side Hustles, and Managing for Depth
    36:26
  38. 46.
    Ep. 51: Saying "No", Building an Email List Without Social Media, and Falling Short of High Expectations | DEEP QUESTIONS
    1:19:38
  39. 47.
    Ep. 50: Habit Tune-Up: Artificial Overload, Deep Retirement, and Motivational Crises
    38:42
  40. 48.
    Ep. 49: Organizing Massive Projects, Taming IM, and Exploring the Deep Life Canon
    1:34:30
  41. 49.
    Ep. 48: Habit Tune-Up: Deep Athletes, Idea Capture, and Distracting Rumination
    49:10
  42. 50.
    Ep. 47: BRAD STULBERG on Burn Out, Career Transformation, and Intentional Living
    1:48:23

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