Cal Newport is a computer science professor at Georgetown University. In addition to academic research, he writes about the intersection of technology and society. He’s particularly interested in the impact of new technologies on our ability to perform productive work or lead satisfying lives.
Cal recommends building “fences” around our phones so that we’re not using them mindlessly all day.
So get ready to learn more tools to be more focused, present and creative on Episode 770.
In This Episode, You Will Learn:
How to train your focus (2:00)
The three benefits from being alone (8:00)
Why you need “analog” hobbies (30:00)
Why anxiety has risen in younger generations (32:00)
The reason Cal recommends 30 days away from technology (43:00)
Plus much more…
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Lewis Howes is a NY Times Bestselling author, entrepreneur, and former professional Arena League football player. He hosts The School of Greatness, a talk show distributed as a podcast. Learn and hear the stories of various successful people around the world, become inspired, motivated and educated with the SCHOOL OF GREATNESS. lewishowes.com/book