What does creativity need in order to thrive? The short answer from today’s guest is the two-pronged approach of deep focus and monotasking, but don’t worry, there’s a lot more that goes into the actual practice of each. Jake Kahana is a designer, entrepreneur, and cofounder of Caveday, “a company founded to maximize productivity for individuals and corporations through facilitated deep focus sessions and deep work training.” In this interview, Jake shares about his growing interest in the dynamics of human interaction, creative exploration, and emotional intelligence. He also shares about how Caveday works and how deep focus, accountability, and structured breaks actually increase productivity.
- Jake Kahana
- The School of Life
- UCB Comedy
- The Three Marriages: Reimagining Work, Self and Relationship by David Whyte
- Binaural Beats
- Gretchen Rubin, The Four Tendencies
- Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
- When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink
- Rad Reads by Khe Hy
- The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life by David Brooks
- Photo by Paxson Woelber on Unsplash
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