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Ve lost the ability to go deep spending their days instead in a frantic blur of e mail and social media not even realizing there's a better wayIn Deep Work author and professor Cal Newport flips the narrative on impact in a connected age Instead of arguing distraction is bad he instead celebrates the power of its opposite Dividing this book into two parts he first makes the case that in almost any profession cultivating a deep work ethic will produce massive benefits He then presents a rigorous training regimen presented as a series of four rules for transforming your m File under Shallow writing that should have been a blogpost at bestThis book is mostly random commentary on other people s work and content Almost nothing is original and no studies have been conducted by the author himself The author s contribution is simply this researcher found this I do it this way and you should do it tooThe irony of this book is that the subject matter expert on deep work has produced such shallow content Beyond Temptation of e mail and social media not even realizing there's a better wayIn Deep Work author and professor Cal Newport flips the narrative Past Due Debt Collection on impact in a connected age Instead Die Visioene Van Johanna Brandt of arguing distraction is bad he instead celebrates the power The Neuropsychology of Self Discipline of its Where I’m Calling From opposite Dividing this book into two parts he first makes the case that in almost any profession cultivating a deep work ethic will produce massive benefits He then presents a rigorous training regimen presented as a series The Accidental Activist of four rules for transforming your m File under Shallow writing that should have been a blogpost at bestThis book is mostly random commentary Brenda has a dragon in her blood other people s work and content Almost nothing is Divan Of Rudaki original and no studies have been conducted by the author himself The author s contribution is simply this researcher found this I do it this way and you should do it tooThe irony Choice Stories for Children of this book is that the subject matter expert Öbür Divan on deep work has produced such shallow content

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Deep Work

One of the most valuable skills in our economy is becoming increasingly rare If you master this skill you'll achieve extraordinary resultsDeep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task It's a skill that allows you to uickly master complicated information and produce better results in less time Deep work will make you better at what you do and provide the sense of true fulfillment that comes from craftsmanship In short deep work is like a super power in our increasingly competitive twenty first century economy And yet most people ha Worth reading Helped me make some drastic changes in my schedule I will post an update how these changes went after six monthsWhat I learned spoiler alerts1 Figure out what is most valuable to your success2 Spend most of the time on it mostly in the early hours of your day where your attention span is long3 Try to spend at least 3 deep sessions on it approx 90 min each4 Almost anything other than your main task is a shallow task5 Bunch all the shallow tasks into one deep task6 Nature helps to retain your attention span7 Email and Internet in general is a huge attention suckerWhat I disliked 1 It is hard to remember what the rules are after reading the whole book So good they cannot ignore you did a better job at this2 I did not like the way the content is organized Threefour huge chapters3 Some places it felt like fillers

summary Deep Work

Ind and habits to support this skillA mix of cultural criticism and actionable advice Deep Work takes the reader on a journey through memorable stories from Carl Jung building a stone tower in the woods to focus his mind to a social media pioneer buying a round trip business class ticket to Tokyo to write a book free from distraction in the air and no nonsense advice such as the claim that most serious professionals should uit social media and that you should practice being bored Deep Work is an indispensable guide to anyone seeking focused success in a distracted world Ideal advice for folks whose top priority is to achieve elite levels of professional success by capitalistic metrics namely by jumping through golden hoops very swiftly The author for one is a professor whose goals are to secure tenure publish a ton of highly cited academic papers and win the euivalent of a Nobel prize If your life goals sound similar he s got tips for making it happenThis book is less useful for people whose priorities include critiuingreforming elitist institutions cultivating deep and meaningful relationships and not sacrificing these for worldly success practicing forms of love that don t necessarily advance one s career and mentoring others who have grown up with fewer privileges than your typical knowledge worker The author isn t offering advice about how to keep and nourish the relationships that for some make professional success worth pursuing That said he smartly describes the kind of tunnel vision and hard nosed decision making that constitute an efficient path to capitalistic success for aspiring elite experts


10 thoughts on “Deep Work

  1. says:

    Overview the thesis is that deep work is both rare and valuable in todays world That's about 13 of the book The rest of the book is practical advice on how to pursue deep workPart of me feels like a lot of what was said in the book is common sense Particularly things that people know but can't find the willpower to do I th

  2. says:

    If you do one thing to improve your life this year subscribe to Dr Newport's blog and start reading his books I would suggest starting with So Good They Can't Ignore You and then read Deep Work They compliment each other The first helps you sort out what you should be focusing on and the second one tells you how to make sure what's important gets done Over the years I've read lots of productivity books and the related literature B

  3. says:

    Worth reading Helped me make some drastic changes in my schedule I will post an update how these changes went after six monthsWhat I learned spoiler alerts1 Figure out what is most valuable to your success2 Spend most of the time on it mostly in the early hours of your day where your attention span is long3 Try to spend at

  4. says:

    It is easy to lose yourself in shallow work I'll agree with the author Other than that there is very little of value or substance in this book You might want to review your excessive tweeting You might stop using Facebook al

  5. says:

    I kind of have been procrastinating a lot lately even my reading has fallen off this social distancing and shut down has really torpedoed my routines so reading this feels timely and a good reminder of the need to prioritiz

  6. says:

    File under Shallow writing that should have been a blogpost at bestThis book is mostly random commentary on other people's

  7. says:

    This had a lot of valuable ideas about the importance of deep work and how to do it Most people are going to buy into this concept easily enough but Cal did a nice job further arguing it with some examples various research and so onbut this book also felt like a very good 100 page book that was stretched into a mediocre 260 page book It's repetitive And his research often relies on the correlation causation mis

  8. says:

    Ideal advice for folks whose top priority is to achieve elite levels of professional success by capitalistic metrics name

  9. says:

    If you're into stuff like this you can read the full reviewDilettantes at Heart Deep Work by Cal NewportD WorkE

  10. says:

    A shallow poor uality book about deep work The central idea is about scheduling distraction free blocks of time to help you reach a state of flow with your work so you can achieve The useful content could be summed up in about 10 pages The rest of it is mind numbing padding For a guy who doesn’t want his time wasted he wasn’t exactly respectful of his reader’s time I grew uickly tired of hearing about how awesome this aut

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