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The Idea: Produce At An Elite Level

Produce at an elite level.

  1. Enforce strict isolation until task is completed.
  2. Consolidate work into intense, uninterrupted pulses (batching).
  3. Maximize performance on 1 task.

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The Idea: Minimize The Shallow

Minimize the shallow.

• Shallow work includes a low level of focus and consists of tasks that can be performed while distracted. These tasks don’t create new value.

• It is much more satisfying to create something extraordinary that only you can cre...

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2 Core abilities:

1. Master hard things quickly.

  • Intelligent machines are complicated, hard to master and change rapidly.
  • Therefore the process of mastering hard things never ends, you must be able to do it quickly, again and agai...

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The Idea: Produce At An Elite Level 2

•High quality work produced = time spent x intensity of focus

• More intensity of focus, less time spent

Attention residue - when you switch from some Task A to another Task B, your attention doesn’t immediately follow—a residue of your attention re...

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Quickbites 1

3 groups that will thrive/ are at an advantage:

  1. The high-skilled worker - those that can work with intelligent machines.
  2. The superstars - those who are best at what they do.
  3. The owner -...

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The Idea: Master Hard Things

Master hard things quickly.

  1. Focus intensely without distraction.
  2. Tackle relevant topics sysyematically.
  3. Deliberate practice.

• Focus on developing your high-level skills, and you will be m...

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The Idea: Deliberate Practice

Deliberate practice.

  1. Attention focused on a specific skill or idea that you are trying to improve or master
  2. Receive feedback so you can correct your approach

• Uninterrupted concentration, no distractions.

• To be great at ...

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Introduction: Deep Work Defined

Introduction: Deep Work Defined

1. Deep Work

  • Performing activities in a state of distraction-free concentration that pushes your cognitive capabilities to their limit.
  • These efforts cr...

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The Idea: Produce At An Elite Level 2

•High quality work produced = time spent x intensity of focus

• More intensity of focus, less time spent

Attention residue - when you switch from some Task A to another Task B, your attention doesn’t immediately follow—a residue of your attention re...

Why deep work?

Why deep work?

To learn hard things quickly, you must focus intensely without distraction. To learn, in other words is an act of Deep work.

To produce at your peak level you need to work for extended periods with full concentration on a single task free from distractions.

Put another way, ...

The process principle

Incorporating efficient production processes into knowledge work can make an incredible difference in increasing performance and minimizes ambiguity as to what to work on at any given time. Task boards like Asana and Trello are some of the key tools when it comes to setting up processes....

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