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Time Management

Meet Tyler Soenen

Tyler Soenen is an engineer, project manager, and avid outdoorsman living in Kansas City with his wife and their son. In the summer of 2015, Tyler signed up for The Focus Course. As he shares below, Tyler’s biggest challenge related to focus was to maintain clarity on what’s most important in his life and to

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Interview With Cal Newport: Deep Work and Focus

This is an episode of my podcast, Shawn Today, and I had the honor of talking with Cal Newport. Cal Newport is one of my favorite writers and thinkers. His book, So Good They Can’t Ignore You, was one of the most impactful books I read in 2015. And his brand new book, Deep Work,

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Build Better Defaults

As you may know, I’ve been working for myself from home for since 2011. And even still, I’m terrible at estimating how much time I need to spend on a particular task. At first, my bad time estimations would frustrate my wife. She’d ask me how long until I was done working and I’d think

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