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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.
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The Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast is a podcast all about leadership, change and personal growth. The goal? To help you lead like never before—in your church or in your business. Carey interviews top business and church leaders like Seth Godin, Adam Grant, Nancy Duarte, Simon Sinek, Cal Newport, Patrick Lencioni, Tim Keller, Annie F. Downs, Andy Stanley, Craig Groeschel, Rob Pelinka, Michael Hyatt, Christine Caine, John Mark Comer, Henry Cloud, Gordon MacDonald, Francis Chan, Lysa TerKeur ...
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In Good Company with Nicolai Tangen

Norges Bank Investment Management

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The CEO of the largest single investor in the world, Norges Bank Investment Management, interviews leaders of some of the largest companies in the world. You will get to know the leader, their strategy, leadership principles, and much more. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Built by creative professionals for creative professionals, at Optimize Yourself we believe it is absolutely possible to love what you do for a living…without having to sacrifice your health, relationships, or sanity in the process. Creative burnout is NOT inevitable!In a nutshell this podcast is a combination of Tim Ferriss meets Ted Lasso (minus the mustache). Hosted by Zack Arnold (ACE) - an award-winning Hollywood editor, producer, and director, a career coach, an American Ninja Warrior, ...
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The Daily Stoic

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For centuries, all sorts of people—generals and politicians, athletes and coaches, writers and leaders—have looked to the teachings of Stoicism to help guide their lives. Each day, author and speaker Ryan Holiday brings you a new lesson about life, inspired by the thoughts and writings of great Stoic thinkers like Marcus Aurelius and Seneca the Younger. Daily Stoic Podcast also features Q+As with listeners and interviews with notable figures from sports, academia, politics, and more. Learn m ...
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Bookworm

Mike Schmitz and Cory Hixson

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Bookworm is dedicated to doing more than just reading books. Mike Schmitz and Cory Hixson read a book every two weeks and discuss ways to apply the authors lessons to their lives.
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A podcast intended to help busy women find the tools and the encouragement to manage their lives, their time, their stress, and their stuff so they can accomplish the things that matter most to them.
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Working It

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Whether you’re the boss, the deputy or on your way up, we’re shaking up the way the world works. This is the podcast about doing work differently. Join host Isabel Berwick every Wednesday for expert analysis and watercooler chat about ahead-of-the-curve workplace trends, the big ideas shaping work today - and the old habits we need to leave behind. Brought to you by the Financial Times. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Tired of how disconnected we’ve become? Congratulations, you’ve found your people. Hosted by Asher Bykov and Joey Bykov, Depolarized is a show dedicated to building a generational toolkit to heal a divided world. We hope this show energizes you to join the conversations shaping our world. Previous guests include Gary Vaynerchuk, Nupol Kiazolu, Cal Newport, Nadya Okamoto, Max Reisinger, and Clover Hogan. Formerly known as The Debate Without Debate Podcast.
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Dr Ali Abdaal is the world’s most followed productivity expert and author of Feel-Good Productivity, the brand new book that reveals why the secret to productivity isn’t discipline, it’s joy. In his podcast, Deep Dive, Ali sits down with inspiring creators, thinkers, entrepreneurs and high performers to help listeners build lives that they love. Ali’s cheerful style, positive approach, and well-researched content have made him a trusted voice when it comes to productivity. The internet means ...
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The Anxiety Coaches Podcast brings you a relaxing and inspiring show sharing lifestyle changes to calm your nervous system and help you heal Anxiety, Panic, Stress, and PTSD for life! We Bring you two episodes every week. There is no need to walk this path alone. Subscribe for a relaxing, informative, and inspiring time and start your journey into more peace and calm today. Find meditations, info about stress, anxiety, healthy living, and more at https://www.theanxietycoachespodcast.com List ...
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Beyond Busy

Graham Allcott

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In Beyond Busy, Graham Allcott invites interesting people and explores with them the often messy truths and contradictory relationships around topics like work-life balance, happiness and success. In short, this is where we ask the bigger questions about work. Graham Allcott is the author of How To Be a Productivity Ninja, a keynote business speaker and the founder of Think Productive - inspiring and equipping people and organisations to transform work for the better. Hosted on Acast. See ac ...
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Mindful Reading

James de Klerk & Peter Banda

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An unashamedly self-help podcast where we go through interesting self-help books, and discuss the nuggets of wisdom in them. Once a month, we'll discuss our latest read, exploring its teachings and learning how we can apply its principles to our lives. mindfulreading.substack.com
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Squiggly Careers

The Squiggly Career

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Squiggly Careers is a weekly podcast that will help you take control of your career development. Hosted by the founders of Amazing If (https://www.amazingif.com/), Sarah Ellis and Helen Tupper, together they cover all things work: from how to manage stress and overcome your confidence gremlins to micro-aggressions and discovering your strengths. Each episode is full of ideas, actions, hints, and tips that you can put into practice straight away. Every so often they take a break from talking ...
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Timeless Practical Wisdom For Living a Meaningful Life Inspiring stories and practical advice from creatives, entrepreneurs, change-makers, misfits, and rebels to help you become successful on your own terms Our listeners say, “If TEDTalks met Oprah you’d have the Unmistakable Creative.” Eliminate the feeling of being stuck in your life, blocked in your creativity, and discover higher levels of meaning and purpose in your life and career. Listen to deeply personal, insightful, and thought-pr ...
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Hosted by Dr. Kevin Majeres and Sharif Younes, co-founders of OptimalWork, The OptimalWork Podcast will help you learn to challenge yourself in each hour of work according to your highest ideals. We discuss all aspects of Dr. Majeres's approach to work, which he developed in his private practice and teaches at Harvard Medical School, and show how it applies to everyday situations like professional work, study, sleep, and relationships. For personalized plans to help you put the ideas into pr ...
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Do Busy Right

Larry Tribble, Ph.D.

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If you want to be more effective in your work and in your life, and you'd like to have more confidence that you're meeting your intentions, this is where it begins. Welcome to Do Busy Right, helping you organize your information and manage your attention so that they work for you, not against you. We educate you and encourage you by discussing ways to be more effective, not more exhausted. Let's Do Busy Right.
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OVER 25,000,000 DOWNLOADS AND COUNTING! If you want to know how to build muscle, lose fat, and be healthier, happier, and wiser...faster than you ever thought possible...then this podcast is for you. Hosted by the bestselling author and entrepreneur, Mike Matthews, each episode gives you simple, science-based know-how and inspiration that will help you build your best body and life ever. Find out more at www.legionathletics.com
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It is time to move on from 'success evangelism', and consider a new way of being. One that first recognises our innate worth, and then expresses that in the world. Previous guests include world-renowned performers including Jonny Wilkinson, Caitlyn Jenner, Ronnie O’Sullivan and Dame Kelly Holmes, and thinkers such as Daniel Goleman, Sam Harris, Michael Pollan, Dr Pippa Grange and non-dual philosopher Rupert Spira. These conversations, and the bitesize episodes, have the power to change your ...
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Design Better

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Design Better co-hosts Eli Woolery and Aarron Walter explore the intersection of design, technology, and the creative process through conversations with inspiring guests across many creative fields. Whether you’re design curious or a design pro, Design Better is guaranteed to inspire and inform. Episodes are released semi-weekly. Vanity Fair calls Design Better, “sharp, to the point, and full of incredibly valuable information for anyone looking to better understand how to build a more innov ...
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Melissa Ambrosini is the bestselling author of Mastering Your Mean Girl, Open Wide, PurposeFULL, Comparisonitis and Time Magic (Australian Business Book of the Year 2023). Named a 'self-help guru' by Elle Magazine, her mission is to inspire women to create the most exciting and meaningful life possible. In each episode, Melissa shares her wisdom and brings you inspiring conversations with celebrities, thought leaders and world-class experts to shift your mindset, fuel your body, mind and sou ...
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The simple sophisticate is someone who prefers quality over quantity, sensible living over mindless consumption, personal style instead of trendy fashions, has an insatiable curiosity for life’s endless questions and a desire to live a truly fulfilling life rather than being led around by the nose. Inspired by her lifestyle blog The Simply Luxurious Life, Shannon Ables (the original Simple Sophisticate) shares with listeners tips on how to live a refined life on an everyday income, a life of ...
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Kevin Rose explores the forefronts of the AI, investment hacking, optimizing wellness, technology of the future, and the world's lastest cultural trends. Each episode is packed with valuable insights to fuel personal and professional growth, from technologists and scientists to zen masters and productivity hackers; this variety show will always provide you with an abundance of unconventional wisdom. Kevin has been recognized as one of Time Magazine's 'Top 25 Most Influential People on the We ...
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Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. It's a skill that allows you to quickly master complicated information and produce better results in less time. Deep work will make you better at what you do and provide the sense of true fulfillment that comes from craftsmanship. In short, deep work is like a super power in our increasingly competitive twenty-first century economy. And yet, most people have lost the ability to go deep-spending their days ...
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Just A Thought

Patton & Schachte

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Welcome to Just A Thought, an audio series from three guys that work together, remotely. Working across two continents, Marlon, Daniel, and Tom hop on the mic to discuss topics in Business, Design, Strategy, and Life.
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On 2000 Books podcast, we interview today's top Business and self help authors and get the the most important actionable ideas from the world’s greatest books for ambitious entrepreneurs. We also summarize classic business books and self help books for entrepreneurs such as Napoleon Hill - Think and Grow Rich, Dale Carnegie - How to Win Friends and Influence people, Good to Great, Lean Startup, Zero to One, Never Eat Alone, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos. Some of the authors interviewed include David ...
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The Sophia Chang Show

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Sophia Chang is a frat boy stuck in a tiny Asian girl's body, which is both the start of a dirty joke and an apt description of her life. She was a film + TV actor and dancer until antiMOG disabled her. www.sophiachang.com Twitter: @thesophiachang
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Made At McGill

McGill University

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We need more entrepreneurs and innovators in the world. In a word, Makers. But there's a well-kept secret on campus - McGill harbors Makers. They're everywhere. Every faculty, every building, every classroom. Made At McGill is a highly produced, narrative-driven podcast focused on their origin stories. And it's the first Canadian media program to commit to a 50-50 gender balance for guests. The best way to learn entrepreneurship is by making your own mistakes. But we'd argue that the 2nd bes ...
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This will be a review of Cal Newport's book, Slow Productivity. By the way of introduction, if you've listened to much of my podcast, you know that I pay a fair amount of attention to Cal and what he's doing, because I think he's really bright, really focused on the idea of productivity. If you don't know who he is, you should take a look. He's wri…
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🎙️ Listen to Cal Newport’s full interview on The Daily Stoic 📓 Pick up a signed edition of The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and The Art of Living: https://store.dailystoic.com/ ✉️ Want Stoic wisdom delivered to your inbox daily? Sign up for the FREE Daily Stoic email at https://dailystoic.com/dailyemail 🏛 Get Stoic inspired…
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We’re living in the stress paradox. The stress paradox says that even though stress happens to all of us, it’s completely isolating and we feel alone in the midst of it. Following the COVID pandemic, burnout is rampant in our society, with no real end in sight. On a special series of her podcast Say More, Boston Globe columnist Shirley Leung opens …
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Oliver Burkeman recently noted that time blocking seems oppressive? In this episode, Cal responds to this reaction in a surprising way. He then answers questions from listeners and reacts to this podcast being featured at the recent Apple WWDC event. Below are the questions covered in today's episode (with their timestamps). Get your questions answ…
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Hey, everybody. We're sharing something special today from our pals over at the Say More podcast, where in a special series, Boston Globe columnist Shirley Leung is opening up the conversation about stress and burnout to help listeners feel less alone and inspired to get help. She connects with experts like Krista Tippett and Emily Nagoski, who use…
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Is artificial intelligence a quantum leap forward for humanity? The key to world peace, the cure for disease and aging, and the springboard to the abundant, leisure-filled future depicted in science fiction novels? Or is it the death knell for humanity as they know it? Or something in between? In this episode, I talk with Cal Newport, a renowned co…
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Kevin Rose sits down with Cal Newport a New York Times best-selling author, to dissect productivity fundamentals, including three core principles: doing fewer things, working at a natural pace, and obsessing over quality. They explore the historical context of productivity, the impact of technology on work habits, and the role of AI in productivity…
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Rates of burnout are higher than ever before, and continue to head in the wrong direction. We have more inputs in a week than many people had in a lifetime 100 years ago. We have prehistoric brains in a futuristic world. So what's the answer? Professor Cal Newport argues that we need to embrace slow productivity. Instead of getting lost in busy-nes…
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Most of us have a gut feeling that social media is hijacking our productivity… But what can we do about it? In this moment, bestselling author and professor Cal Newport shares his simple but life-changing framework of digital minimalism, which allows you to get the most out of social media while staying in control of your usage. Press play to disco…
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Get all 20 lessons I learned in my 20s here ✍️ If you want to start or grow a channel, check out my Part-Time YouTuber Academy here 👉 https://eu1.hubs.ly/H09ymcY0 I’ve built a brand new community for like-minded people called Productivity Lab. We’ll have online classes, workshops, and coaching to help you double your productivity. You can find out …
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This episode is for you if: Hustle culture and social media are destroying your creativity You’ve lost hope of ever being able to do enough You intuitively know the pace of the world and industry isn’t conducive to creative productivity but need language to understand why You need a map to more satisfying work life balance that improves both ------…
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This week, Helen talks to productivity expert Cal Newport about the way many of us are working and why it's so counter to long-term career success. Cal talks through the principles of slow productivity from his latest book and together with Helen they discuss small actions that everyone can take to increase their impact and reduce the overwhelm of …
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*Apologies for any rain noise that came through or distorted the audio. Slow Productivity by Cal Newport is about the philosophy of Slow Productivity, which in turn is about, as the subtitle suggests, "The Lost Art of Accomplishment Without Burnout". It looks at the structure of work over time, from hunter gatherers to modern knowledge workers, foc…
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Are the measures you're taking to be more "productive" actually just causing you more headache and wasting you more time? Or are your productivity habits actually moving you toward your goals? In a world of hustle culture and a huge emphasis on being efficient and productive, it seems we've sometimes lost sight of what our real goals are and what p…
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What is deep work, and why is it important? Cal Newport is known for his work on productivity and focus, and in this episode, he shares his best advise on how to eliminate distractions and getting things done. Cal and Nicolai also discuss the myths of multitasking, whether four-day work weeks are beneficial and the importance of respecting your att…
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