Cal Newport on Quitting Social Media and Working and Living Deeply (Repost)
ABOUT CAL NEWPORT
Cal Newport 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 and digital technology. He is the NYT bestselling author of multiple books, including A Work Without Email, Digital Minimalism, Deep Work, and So Good They Can’t Ignore You. He is also the host of the Deep Questions Podcast, and has delivered a TEDx Talk, “Quit Social Media” which was been viewed nearly eight million times on YouTube.
Cal joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about stepping back from an increasingly digital world, why “follow your passion,” is bad career advice, and more.
Three Key Things You’ll Learn
1. Why following your passion doesn’t lead to fulfilling work.
2. Why it’s worth stepping back from social media.
3. How to create space in an increasingly digital world.
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Cal’s Podcast – Deep Questions
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