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Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World (Blinkist Summary)

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World (Blinkist Summary)

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The Rules Of Deep Work

“Now that you know how valuable deep work is for productivity, you will have realized that knowledge is not the hard part. Rather it is doing. Because humans are naturally attracted to distractions, we suck at multitasking. The following rules will teach you how to incorporate deep work in your l...

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Work Deeply

“Work deeply. Due to the amount of effort working deep requires, many do not want to engage in it. If you consider the culture of our environment, it becomes even more difficult to deploy”

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“Embrace boredom. Acute concentration is a skill you should cultivate. Like the way athletes take optimal care of their body outside the training sessions, you need to hone your concentration skill outside of your deep work sessions. If you give in to distractions every day of your life at the sl...

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Quit Social Media

“Quit social media. Social media are prime examples of shallow living. As the author points out, they offer nothing beneficial in return for all the time we give them. It will be a barrier to working deep if you feel the urge to check on your social media account every few minutes. Due to addicti...

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“Drain the shallows. “The Shallows” is the book's name, which depicts the adverse effects of the Internet on our mental life. Examples of shallow work from the previous chapters include: attending meetings, making phone calls, answering emails, and many other low–value activities.”

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