Unmistakable Classics: Cal Newport | The Link Between Attention, Elite Performance and Happiness


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Along with the many useful and constructive benefits of technology, we need to be mindful of the vices that come with it. Having access to a cyber-universe at our fingertips can be severely detrimental to our focus, squashing our productivity into a shadow of what it once was. The result? A weakened sense of well-being, accomplishment and purpose. Cal Newport, author of Digital Minimalism, joins us to explain the nature of this network and what we can do to avoid falling victim to the everlasting cycle of distraction.

To find out more about Cal Newport and what he’s up to, visit his website at www.CalNewport.com

Cal is the author of multiple books including Digital Minimalism which you can get your hands on here.

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