PBTO53: Deep Work: How to do work that Matters with Cal Newport

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/pushingbeyondtheobvious/53_PBTO53__Deep_Work__How_to_do_work_that_matters_with_Cal_Newport.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS Who is on the show: In this episode we host, Cal Newport. He is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University. In addition to studying the theoretical foundations of our digital age, Newport also writes about the impact of these technologies on the world of work. Why is he on the show: His most recent book, Deep Work, argues that focus is the new I.Q. in the modern workplace and that the ability to concentrate without distraction is becoming increasingly valuable. He previously wrote So Good They Can’t Ignore You, […]

20 Insanely Interesting People I Came to Know in 2016

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One of the things I do over time is to discover new people and learn from new sources. I had shared my earlier list of 25 insanely interesting people in 2014. You can find that list here. So, here is a list of some of the insanely interesting people that i came across in 2016. I do hope you will find some of these people and the great work that they are doing interesting enough to start following them. I must say that I was fortunate enough to discover these people online and learn so much from them. I do hope that […]

Best Among What I Read Today, The Personal Development Edition – Jan 3rd, 2017

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In this edition of Best Among what I read, I would like to share some of the best content that I came across this week, from a personal development perspective. Focus Is the New Currency of Success In this post, Anthony Iannarino (who was on the podcast earlier) talks about the importance of where we focus and spend our attention and the impact that this can have on our lives. If there is only one thing that we could improve upon to make the biggest impact in our lives, it would be our ability to focus and do deep work. You […]