190: CALLS: Managing Idea Notebooks

Deep Questions with Cal Newport

April 14, 2022

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Video from today’s episode:

CAL REACTS TO THE NEWS : Elon Joins the Twitter Board [1:32]


- Managing idea notebooks [24:19]
- Doctor who wants to learn advanced math  [29:56]
- Obsessed with instant messaging [34:17]
- Tempering a racing mind [47:35]
- Selecting good keystone habits [54:50]

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