Cal Newport is the author of Deep Work and So Good They Can’t Ignore You and Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World. Cal's new book is A World Without Email: Reimagining Work in an Age of Communication Overload. In this conversation Cal talks about the real problem with modern knowledge work, how email and other tech plays into it, how the problem started and how to start getting ahead in the new world of knowledge work that is coming soon.
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Make sure to check out Cal's article 'When Did Productivity Become Personal?' for further reading on this topic.
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