Deep Work by Cal Newport

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Deep Work by Cal Newport

Rules for focused success in a distracted world

In a world of short attention spans, incessant distractions and dopamine on tap, Deep Work is a refreshing reminder of the power of focus and solitude to create something worthwhile.

Key Takeaways

  • Some of the greatest works were forged by exponents of focus and deep work
  • Deep work is increasingly rare so can be a ‘superpower’ if harnessed in the 21st century
  • When you switch tasks your attention has a lag where it’s still considering the previous task, meaning less focus and deterioration of performance

If you don’t produce, you won’t thrive – no matter how skilled or talented you are.”

Why you should read it

For inspiration and guidance on mastering the art of deep work to help you create something meaningful.

 

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