330: How to Ditch Distractions and Get WAY More Done With Cal Newport
05.16.2019 - By BiggerPockets Real Estate Podcast
Incredible show alert! You don’t want to miss this one: Brandon and David sit down with bestselling author Cal Newport (who wrote So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love, Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, and so on) to discuss just what makes high performers different than the rest.
Cal shares incredible insight based on his research as a professor at Georgetown University, including how boredom can serve a very useful purpose, how to improve your focus to master your craft, and how building “career capital” can open doors to the life you’ve always wanted.
Cal also shares life-changing advice on how starting the day in “monk mode” can supercharge your productivity, how to set better expectations with team members, and how to rebuild your digital life in 30 days.
This episode is so good you’ll feel guilty you didn’t have to pay. Download it today!
In This Episode We Cover:Cal’s storyImprove your focus and remove distractions to increase productivityHow to combine “deep work” with “shallow work” to stay mentally energizedBuilding career capital you can then invest to build a better lifeWhat successful people do that unsuccessful people don’tHow to set better expectations with team membersHow to start your day in “monk mode” and be insanely productiveHow to give your hours a job and make time work for youHow to use boredom to recharge and motivate youHis thoughts on social media and how it can rob you of timeTaking the information you’re learning and letting it sink in Detox and rebuild your digital life in 30 daysAnd SO much more!Links from the ShowBiggerPockets ForumsBiggerPockets WebinarBiggerPockets ProBiggerPockets CalcBiggerPockets Podcast 329: Financial Freedom Before 30 Through Just 10 Deals With Felipe MejiaBiggerPockets Podcast 327: The “Buy, Rehab, Rent, Refinance, Repeat” Method Made Simple With David GreeneLinkedInMoment AppRealtor.comBooks Mentioned in this ShowRich Dad Poor Dad by Robert KiyosakiLifeonaire by Steve CookSo Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal NewportThe 4-Hour Week by Timothy FerrissDeep Work by Cal NewportDigital Minimalism by Cal NewportThe Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund MorrisGates by Stephen ManesConnect with CalCal’s Personal Website