There are no solutions, only tradeoffs

This quote by economist Thomas Sowell is picked up in Book - Essentialism.. the disciplined pursuit of lessBook - Essentialism.. the disciplined pursuit of less

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author: Greg McKeown
title: Essentialism: the disciplined pursuit of less
year: [[2014]]



to highlight the necessity of cutting things out of our life. We cannot choose to do everything. We try to fit all things in our schedule and look for some sort of solution that makes juggling our responsibilities easier, but if we truly want to achieve great things, focus is required.

The strong limits on our both our time (The daily capacity for deep work ranges from 1 to 4 hoursThe daily capacity for deep work ranges from 1 to 4 hours
In [[Book - Deep Work.. 3 Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World]], Newport brings up the research by Anders Ericsson on deliberate practice. In their seminal paper, they find that someone...
) and attention (Attention is a finite resource and requires downtime to replenishAttention is a finite resource and requires downtime to replenish
Cal Newport justifies downtime in [[Book - Deep Work.. 3 Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World]] by drawing from "Attention restoration theory"

According to ART, concentrating requires "...
) are well researched.