Ep. 13: Where I Work, Convincing Students to Disconnect, and Applying Deep Work to Deep Social Problems | DEEP QUESTIONS


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In this episode of Deep Questions I answer reader questions on where I work (hint: an absurd number of different places), convincing students to disconnect, and applying deep work to deep social problems, among many other topics.
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Here’s the full list of topics tackled in today’s episode along with the timestamps:
* My (many) deep work environments [1:50]
* Law firms are deep work disasters [6:42]
* On the deepness of business development efforts [13:03]
* Deep work for high school teachers [14:17]
* The danger of using random masters degree to "fix" your professional life [17:04]
* On becoming a great thinker (in graduate school) [18:26]
* Question Roulette: coping with mission failure. [20:12]
* My book writing toolbox [24:38]
* The myth of the necessity of social media for professional success (rant alert!) [26:56]
* Getting students to disconnect [31:19]
* On social media and democratization movements [34:48]
* The right order to teach my books [39:54]
* Moving past repeated failures to minimize technology use [44:48]
* Finding motivation to get things done (sermon alert!) [44:48]
* Deep work on deep social problems [52:37]
Thanks to listener Jay Kerstens for the intro music.

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