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Digital Minimalism with Cal Newport

BEHIND THE SCENES - February 18, 2020 10:00 - 48 minutes ★★★★★ - 6K ratings
Our last episode will be pretty hard to pass up (duh!) but this week we have an incredibly wise guest who has impacted us in HUGE ways - even to the point of shaping how we wrote A Love Letter Life. Cal Newport is taking into a deep dive conversation around Digital Minimalism. He is a computer sc...

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Cal Newport on Quitting Social Media, Deep Work and Digital Minimalism

Elevate with Robert Glazer - January 14, 2020 12:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 190 ratings
In an increasingly online, social media saturated landscape, Cal Newport has worked to disconnect almost completely. Cal is the Provost’s Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University.  In addition to his academic research, Cal writes about the intersection of culture an...

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Ep. 276 - Digital Minimalism +The Importance of Deep Work with Cal Newport

Almost 30 - November 28, 2019 11:00 - 1 hour
CATCH UP WITH K + L Is it a negative sign to feel pain after the chiropractor? Or could it be locked up emotions that need to be released? Krista is looking for your feedback! K + L also share a personal anecdote from an Almost 30 listener. This sparks a conversation around the power of micro ...

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Focus: Cal Newport

That's What She Said with Sarah Spain - November 26, 2019 15:50 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 2.7K ratings
Sarah talks to author and Georgetown professor Cal Newport about how social media companies have hacked our brains to get us to continually use their products, how the American workforce struggles with unbroken concentration, the constant companion model, and ways to digitally declutter.

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Focus: Cal Newport

Le Batard & Friends Network - November 26, 2019 15:50 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 3.3K ratings
Sarah talks to author and Georgetown professor Cal Newport about how social media companies have hacked our brains to get us to continually use their products, how the American workforce struggles with unbroken concentration, the constant companion model, and ways to digitally declutter.

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Cal Newport - Become a Straight A Student

Moonshots - Learning From Innovators - November 11, 2019 11:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 50 ratings
Cal Newport knows that real straight-A students don’t study harder—they study smarter. In this episode, we take a look at Cal Newport’s breakthrough approach to acing assignments, from quizzes and exams to essays and papers, How to Become a Straight-A Student reveals the proven study secrets used...

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Cal Newport - So Good They Can't Ignore You

Moonshots - Learning From Innovators - October 28, 2019 14:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 50 ratings
In this episode we dive into Cal Newport’s book So Good They Can’t Ignore You discussing his long-held belief that "follow your passion" is not good advice. Not only is the cliche flawed-preexisting passions are rare and have little to do with how most people end up loving their work-but it can a...

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Cal Newport on 3 Steps to Declutter Your Digital Life

Game Changers with Molly Fletcher - October 17, 2019 04:00 - 49 minutes ★★★★★ - 145 ratings
In his bestselling books Deep Work and Digital Minimalism, Cal Newport explores our evolving and complicated relationship with technology. Technology has transformed the way we work and live- but at what cost? In a world defined by electronic busyness, we no longer value deep work. And in our pe...

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Moonshots - Learning From Innovators - October 07, 2019 20:00 - 55 minutes ★★★★★ - 50 ratings
Most of us know that addiction to digital tools is costing us both productivity and peace. But giving them up completely isn't realistic. We're addicted to texting, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter not because we're stupid or shallow, but because they provide real value in the form of connection,...

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BEST OF: Cal Newport on why you need to change your workflow, not your habits, when it comes to boosting productivity

How I Work - September 25, 2019 20:00 - 48 minutes ★★★★★ - 85 ratings
***Book yourself in for Inventium's Workday Reinvention program, kicking off on October 21. Enter HOWIWORK at checkout to save $75*** My guest today is Cal Newport. Cal is a computer science professor at Georgetown University. Cal is the author of six books, including, most recently, the New Yo...

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Cal Newport - Deep Work

Moonshots - Learning From Innovators - August 19, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 50 ratings
Cal Newport is an associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University and the author of six self-improvement books. He also writes the Study Hacks blog focused on academic and career success. This series we will deep dive into his work starting with his book Deep Work: Rules for Focu...

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#160: Cal Newport—How to Digitally Declutter Your Life

Building a StoryBrand with Donald Miller - August 05, 2019 09:00 - 36 minutes ★★★★★ - 1.4K ratings
Most of us have a love-hate relationship with our smartphones and digital media. The technology is here to stay, so how can we keep social media and apps like Slack from killing our productivity? Marie Kondo may have helped us declutter our homes, but on today’s podcast, Cal Newport, a professor...

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DB 144: Cal Newport On The Power Of Focus And Digital Minimalism

Dream Big Podcast - July 01, 2019 12:00 - 25 minutes ★★★★ - 740 ratings
Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University. In addition to researching cutting­ edge technology, he also writes about the impact of these innovations on society. Newport is the author of six books, including the New York Times bestseller, Digital Minimalis...

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183. Cal Newport: More Good Tech. Less Bad Tech. Digital Minimalism.

Love Your Work - June 20, 2019 11:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 178 ratings
We’re living in a time of exciting technological innovation. But just because technology can do something for us, doesn’t mean that it should. Cal Newport is author of the new book Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World. Digital Minimalism is a philosophy of using the pow...

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#126 Cal Newport on How to Quit Social Media and Master Your Focus | Impact Theory

Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu - June 11, 2019 12:30 - 54 minutes
Best-selling author Cal Newport literally wrote the book on how to “Get so good they can’t ignore you.” Instead of looking inwards and trying to find your one true passion, he advises lowering the bar and finding a few decent interests. Then, raise the bar for skill acquisition and mastery. Anyo...

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SPOTLIGHT: Deep Work, Focused Success in a Distracted World with Cal Newport

The Talent Angle with Scott Engler - May 30, 2019 09:30 - 20 minutes ★★★★★ - 123 ratings
*This Spotlight is a 20 minute excerpt from our full interview in 2017. How can we screen out the chaos to make work more satisfying, productive, and meaningful? Cal Newport, author of Deep Work, joins us to share the tools and rules for deep, meaningful work. 

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Episode 132: Digital Minimalism + The Power Of Solitude With Cal Newport

One Part Podcast - May 29, 2019 01:26 - 58 minutes ★★★★★ - 599 ratings
It’s the season finale! This week, I’m talking to Cal Newport. Cal is the author of six books (including his latest, Digital Minimalism: Choosing A Focused Life In A Noisy World ) and an associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University. You won’t find him on Twitter, Facebook, or ...

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063: If You Can Focus You Can Win feat. Cal Newport

Amber on Podcasts - May 23, 2019 11:00 - 15 minutes ★★★★★ - 59 ratings
Work that requires creativity, deep thinking, and original thought is becoming more important in our economy and more valuable. At the same time, we are getting worse at concentrating because we are always on our phones. Email culture has become so pervasive that focus is becoming more valuable a...

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#188: Digital Minimalism, Cal Newport

Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris - May 22, 2019 07:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 6.4K ratings
It’s hard to deny our society’s increasing dependence on, if not addiction to, email, apps and social media. If we recognize it as a problem, then how do we fix it? Cal Newport is a computer science professor at Georgetown University and the author of the New York Times bestseller: Digital Minim...

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BiggerPockets Podcast 330: How to Ditch Distractions and Get WAY More Done With Cal Newport

BiggerPockets Video Podcast - May 16, 2019 09:27 - 1 hour - Video ★★★★★ - 96 ratings
Incredible show alert! You don’t want to miss this one: Brandon and David sit down with bestselling author Cal Newport (who wrote So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love, Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, and so on) to disc...

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330: How to Ditch Distractions and Get WAY More Done With Cal Newport

BiggerPockets Real Estate Podcast - May 16, 2019 06:00 - 1 hour
Incredible show alert! You don’t want to miss this one: Brandon and David sit down with bestselling author Cal Newport (who wrote So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love, Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, and so on...

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Digital Minimalism, Part 1 (Cal Newport)

Book Smart - May 07, 2019 10:00 - 31 minutes ★★★★★ - 40 ratings
Minimalism is the art of knowing how much is just enough. Digital minimalism applies this idea to our personal technology. It's the key to living a focused life in an increasingly noisy world. In this timely and enlightening book, bestselling author Cal Newport introduces a philosophy for technol...

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180: Cal Newport on Developing a Deep Work Habit & Being So Good They Can't Ignore You

Heroic Investing Show - April 12, 2019 16:00 - 39 minutes ★★★★★ - 24 ratings
Jason Hartman talks with Cal Newport, who details the current distraction epidemic caused by our smartphones and social media accounts. Cal believes corporations have us just where they want us by making us addicted to apps and programs which feed us non-stop advertisements and shape our buying ...

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Beyond Busy - April 10, 2019 23:00 - 58 minutes ★★★★★ - 7 ratings
Graham talks with Deep Work author Cal Newport, about the evolution of knowledge work, how social media compulsion has shifted in recent years, and balancing multiple careers.

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Cal Newport on why you need to change your workflow, not your habits, when it comes to boosting productivity

How I Work - April 10, 2019 20:00 - 48 minutes ★★★★★ - 85 ratings
My guest today is Cal Newport. Cal is a computer science professor at Georgetown University. Cal is the author of six books, including, most recently, the New York Times bestseller, Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World. Cal’s work has been published in over 20 languages a...

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Road to Somewhere - April 10, 2019 15:25 - 39 minutes ★★★★ - 102 ratings
Has your phone become a constant companion? Could you go without it, even if you wanted to? The problem is not the technology, it’s how we’re letting the technology use us, says Georgetown Professor Cal Newport, author of Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World. Learn more a...

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SPOS #665 - Cal Newport On Digital Minimalism

Six Pixels of Separation Podcast - By Mitch Joel - April 07, 2019 08:00 - 57 minutes ★★★★ - 83 ratings
Welcome to episode #665 of Six Pixels of Separation.  Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #665 - Host: Mitch Joel. Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University. In addition to researching cutting­ edge technology, he also writes about the impact...

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#095 - Introduction to Deep Work (Cal Newport Interview)

First Things - April 05, 2019 09:00 - 47 minutes ★★★★★ - 106 ratings
In this episode, you will— Hear about the importance of Deep Work. Hear from Cal Newport about how he implements this in his life. Be offered a free worksheet/guide on the topic of this month. Hear a preview of what will be covered in future weeks. For a free worksheet/guide on this stud...

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Cal Newport: Career Progression and Consciously Disconnecting

What You Will Learn - April 03, 2019 09:56 - 45 minutes ★★★★ - 78 ratings
Cal Newport is the author of some phenomenal books that work together to form a great trilogy: So Good They Can't Ignore You highlights how skills are far more important than passion and emphasises the importance of developing 'career capital' in order to get a job that you allows you to enjoy ...

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Cal Newport on Digital Minimalism

It's Complicated - April 02, 2019 07:24 - 34 minutes ★★★★★ - 5 ratings
Professor and author Cal Newport joins Tanya for the final episode in this first series of the podcast for a fascinating chat about his philosophy of 'digital minimalism' which is also the title of his latest book. Cal is an associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University in Wash...