CAL NEWPORT on The Moral Weight of Working, Not Working, and Bragging About Both

Top

Some people love to grind and work long days and on the weekends.  Some people like never to work outside of traditional hours. Some people  like to brag about how much they work. Other people like to brag about  how little they work. When should we work? Is there such a thing as too  much work? Too little work? Our good friend, colleague, and always  critical thinker Cal Newport (author of Deep Work, Digital Minimalism, and A World Without Email) joins  us for a wide-ranging discussion on work. Part philosophical theory,  part cultural critique, and part pragmatic, this episode is for everyone  who “works,” which, as you’ll see, is all of us.

  • Brad’s blog post on the topic is here.
  • More on Cal Newport, his podcast, and his books is here.

You can find the episodes on:

Please write a review on Apple Podcasts and help new listeners discover the show!

 

Find Brad and Steve on Twitter: @Bstulberg and @stevemagness

Check out our exclusive community offers on Patreon here.

Tags:

Related posts

basketball hoop in basketball court

Achieving Greatness Without Falling Apart

Reading Time: 4 min

Caitlin Clark is a star, transforming and elevating the game of women’s basketball in a way that we’ve yet to see. At the heart of her story is the pursuit…

View post

To Perform Under Pressure, Shift Your Perspective

Reading Time: 3 min

Imagine standing in front of thousands of fans, with over a million more watching on TV back home, about to compete for a spot on the United States Olympic team.…

View post

The Value of Holding Yourself Back

Reading Time: 3 min

I was struggling. I was in my competitive running days, in the best shape of my life, knocking out workouts I couldn’t imagine, but races were not going well. I…

View post

Leave the first comment