DEEP QUESTIONS

Ep. 274: The Deep Life Stack v2.0

Based on extensive feedback from listeners and new research, Cal is ready to unveil his new and improved version of the Deep Life Stack, his foundational approach for transforming your life from shallow and distracted to deep and remarkable.

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Below are the questions covered in today’s episode (with their timestamps). For instructions on submitting your own questions, go to calnewport.com/podcast.

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DEEP DIVE:

– The Deep Life Stack 2.0 [4:43]

QUESTIONS:

– Does prioritizing deep work grow your task list? [38:02]
– Does deep work impede the development of soft skills? [41:05]
– How do I shutdown work without clean stopping points? [46:32]
– CALL: Intrusive thoughts while doing deep work [52:29]
– CALL: How does Cal organize his working memory.txt [57:49]

CASE STUDY:

– Using slow productivity to build a house [1:00:30]

CAL REACTS:

– Should you “burn the boats” to motivate ambitious action? [1:08:01]

LINKS:

https://www.amazon.com/Burn-Boats-Overboard-Unleash-Potential/dp/006308886X

Thanks to our Sponsors:

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Thanks to Jesse Miller for production, Jay Kerstens for the intro music, and Mark Miles for mastering.

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