The ability to do deep work is a skill worth cultivating for your professional life

  • Cal Newport comes at this from two angles in Book - Deep Work.. 3 Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted WorldBook - Deep Work.. 3 Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

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    author: Cal Newport
    title: Deep Work: rules for focused success in a distracted world




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    • The professionals of today need to A) learn new skills quickly and B) produce high-quality output. Both of these are best achieved in states of Deep WorkDeep Work
      Deep Work: Professional activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limit.

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    • Due to the rise of electronic communication and companies targeting our attention, the ability to do Deep WorkDeep Work
      Deep Work: Professional activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limit.

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      is becoming increasingly rare.
  • Together, these two arguments form his "Deep WorkDeep Work
    Deep Work: Professional activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limit.

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  • Along those lines, 2 out of the 3 groups mentioned in In an increasingly automated world, 3 groups of people will win economicallyIn an increasingly automated world, 3 groups of people will win economically

    As described in [[Book - Deep Work.. 3 Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World]]: Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee state in Race Against the Machine (2011) that there are 3 groups of ...
    benefit from doing Deep WorkDeep Work
    Deep Work: Professional activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limit.

    The entirety of [[Book - Deep Work.. 3 Rules for Foc...