#97 – Rule 1: Work Deeply (Deep Work Pt 3)

This week we look into the first rule of Deep Work … Working Deeply. This study is inspired by the great book Deep Work by Cal Newport. Be sure to pick up the book and get into deeper study!

Working Deeply …

This week, we look into Rule 1 of Deep Work … how to approach and implement Deep Work. We will look at four approaches to deep work, and I discuss why one of them is most likely the preferred method for most people.

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#96 – The Why of Deep Work (Deep Work Pt 2)

This week we look into the “why” of Deep Work. This study is inspired by the great book Deep Work by Cal Newport. Be sure to pick up the book and get into deeper study!

The Why of Deep Work …

This week, we look into why deep work is important and some of the science behind it. We will begin to understand ideas of how to put it into practice, and how costly distractions are.

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#95 – Deep Work Intro (Deep Work Pt 1)

This week we begin a brand new study on Deep Work. This study is inspired by the great book Deep Work by Cal Newport. Be sure to pick up the book and get into deeper study!

Deep Work

This week, we hear an interview with Cal Newport as he discusses the main ideas behind the book. You will hear an overview of the entire study we will be covering in detail over the next week. You will also hear about the things that distract Cal from Deep Work!

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#94 – Long Breaks (Rest Pt 5)

This week we conclude our series on Rest by looking into how to incorporate “long breaks” into our lives. This study is inspired by the great book Rest by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang. Be sure to pick up the book and get into deeper study!

Long Breaks …

This week, we talk about specific types of “long breaks” … from sleep, taking mini-vacations, deep play, and sabbaticals. How do you incorporate “long breaks” into your daily life? Do you spontaneously let it happen? Or do you strategically plan them?

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#93 – Short Breaks (Rest Pt 4)

This week we are looking into how incorporating “short breaks” in our lives can give us an edge in our productive day. This study is inspired by the great book Rest by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang. Be sure to pick up the book and get into deeper study!

What type of breaks do you have in your life?

This week, we talk about specific types of “short breaks” … from taking walks, to naps, to exercise. How do you incorporate “short breaks” into your daily life? Do you spontaneously let it happen? Or do you strategically plan them?

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#92 – The 4-hour Workday (Rest Pt 3) [Podcast]

This week we are looking into how we can create room for rest in our lives. This study is inspired by the great book Rest by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang. Be sure to pick up the book and get into deeper study!

4-hour Workdays … the Importance of Routines.

This week, we talk about the ways that you can create “space” in your life for rest. Did you know that research indicates that you only have a capability of 2-4 hours of intense work each day? How can we use this information to not only improve our work but incorporate rest into our lives?

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#91 – The Science & Problem of Rest (Rest Pt 2) [Podcast]

This week we are looking into the science and problems we face with Rest. This study is inspired by the great book Rest by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang. Be sure to pick up the book and get into deeper study!

There is science behind the need for rest …

This week, we talk about the science of rest. Did you know that even if your mind wanders, you take a nap, or you even sleep … that your brain is incredibly active? If we neglect rest, we deprive our brains of its full resources in our life.

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#90 – Alex Soojung-Kim Pang Introduces the Concept of Rest (Rest Pt 1) [Podcast]

This week we are back with FULL podcast episodes! We begin our study of Rest by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang. Be sure to pick up the book and get into deeper study!

Rest by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang

This week, we introduce the topic of Rest by listening to an interview with Alex Pang.

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#088 – Listen & Observe (Like Switch Pt 10) [Podcast]

Most would never guess the biggest secrets to verbal communication … learning to listen and observe.  This means our biggest hindrance is often our own mouths … from overuse!

Observe

Observe

This week, we look once more at techniques to help us better observe and listen to people around us.

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