Ep. 256: Start with Discipline

In Cal’s new “deep life stack” the first layer toward finding more meaning is to develop discipline. Why does this come first? In this episode, Cal dives deeper into the importance of starting with discipline.  Below are the questions covered in today's episode (with their timestamps). Get your questions answered by Cal! Here’s the link: bit.ly/3U3sTvo  Video from today’s episode:  youtube.com/calnewportmedia  Today’s Deep Question: Why does cultivating the deep life start with discipline? [4:33]  - How do I stop falling off the productivity wagon? [26:38] - How do I cultivate more consistent discipline? [32:35] - How do I convince myself to follow through on demanding projects? [41:22] - What’s the problem with studying for 10 hours a day? [54:37]   Something Interesting: Harrison Ford’s Slow Productivity [1:07:35]  Links:  linkedin.com/posts/billy-oppenheimer-70612782_before-he-was-han-solo-or-indiana-jones-activity-7069305284627730432-CRJA  Thanks to our Sponsors:  drinklmnt.com/deep zocdoc.com/deep hensonshaving.com/cal mybodytutor.com  Thanks to Jesse Miller for production, Jay Kerstens for the intro music, and Mark Miles for mastering. 

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Cal Newport is a computer science professor and a New York Times bestselling author who writes about the impact of technology on society, and the struggle to work and live deeply in a world increasingly mired in digital distractions. On this podcast, he answers questions from his readers and offers advice about cultivating focus, productivity, and meaning amidst the noise that pervades our lives.