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Cal Newport

“What we choose to focus on and what we choose to ignore—plays in defining the quality of our life.”

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Deep Work

by Cal Newport

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Shallow Work

It is the low-value work that is done in a distraction-ful environment and most of the time it is done by multi-tasking. 

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Deep Work

Definition: 'Professional activities performed in a distraction-free environment that pushes your cognitive abilities to their limit. Those efforts create new value, improve our skills, and...

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CAL NEWPORT

“If you service low-impact activities, therefore, you're taking away time you could be spending on higher-impact activities. It's a zero-sum game.”

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There are 4 different methods for Deep Work -

  1. Monastic Deep Work
  2. Bimodal Deep Work
  3. Rhythmic Deep Work
  4. Journalistic Deep Work

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Here you leave everything and go to somewhere you are disconnected from the world - live like a monk to focus only on one thing. (It is not always possible for everyone.)

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#2 Bimodal Deep Work

This type of Deep work is for those who are not able to follow Monastic Approach. 

Here, when you need to perform Deep work you go to a separate place (which must a different...

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#3 Rhythmic Deep Work

In this type of Deep work, you block a specific time each day in your calendar to perform Deep Work. At first, it may be 1-1.5 hours but when you start to do it regularly y...

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#4 Journalistic Deep Work

Here you just work like a journalist - whenever any incident occurs you have to go. That means here you perform deep work whenever you get free time.

Cal Newport, the aut...

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CAL NEWPORT

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

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  1. Decide What is Deep Work for You: Which task you want to in 'Deep work' mode.
  2. Schedule Distractions: In your calendar set the times when you will chec...

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  1. The ability to quickly master new things.
  2. The ability to produce at an elite level term in both quality and speed.

For both of these abili...

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Just try it as an experiment - 

  1. Quit all social media (e.g. Twitter, FB, Snapchat, Instagram) for 30 days.
  2. Don't tell anyone that you are doing it.

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CAL NEWPORT

"Who you are, what you think, feel, and do, what you love—is the sum of what you focus on.”

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