Ep. 131: The Elements of the Deep Life


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By Cal Newport. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Below are the questions covered in today's episode (with their timestamps). For instructions on submitting your own questions, go to calnewport.com/podcast.
ANNOUNCEMENT: I'm hiring! [0:20]
DEEP DIVE: The Elements of the Deep Life [3:51]
- How should I get started in a new remote work job? [16:56]
- How I time block a purely reactive job? [21:56]
- Should I bother capturing tasks that are fast to complete? [25:26]
- How do I tame multiple concurrent projects? [29:00]
- How do I schedule optional deep work in an exhausting job? [31:58]
- How much time is left for family after goals and deep work? [38:32]
- Is there such a thing as deep fun? [41:20]
- I am addicted to my phone. What do I do? [43:24]
- How do I make a big life decision when I have lots of options? [49:11]
Thanks to Jay Kerstens for the intro music and Mark Miles for mastering.

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