Below are the questions covered in today's episode (with their timestamps). For instructions on submitting your own questions, go to calnewport.com/podcast.
DEEP DIVE: Why Are We Burnt Out? [1:31]
DEEP WORK QUESTIONS:
- Should I exercise before or after deep work? [20:28]
- Why plan every quarter instead of every month or year? [23:56]
- How do I master a hard technical skill? [26:12]
- What does my (Cal) knowledge management system look like? [30:17]
DEEP LIFE QUESTIONS:
- Are my (Cal’s) online courses applicable to people with ADHD? [40:37]
- How do I apply deep work to my busy life? [45:10]
- How do I balance work, school, and kids? [49:45]
- What are my (Cal’s) thoughts on sleep? [52:36]
- How do I (Cal) think about earnings and personal finance? [56:23]
Thanks to Jesse Miller for production, Jay Kerstens for the intro music, and Mark Miles for mastering.