Do a test run: without deactivating, stay off consciously from your social media of choice for 30 days. After 30 days, evaluate:
If you want to eliminate the addictive pull of entertainment sites on your time and attention, give your brain a quality alternative.
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“Two Core Abilities for Thriving in the New Economy
1. The ability to quickly master hard things.
2. The ability to produce at an elite level, in terms of both quality and speed.”
Deep work is a skill that needs to be practiced. You might only have the concentration and energy to do it for an hour or two a day. But slowly, slowly, as you keep honing in on the skill, you’ll be able to work deeply and produce massive amounts of work and reap all the benefits...
Deep Work - Professional activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limit. These efforts create new value and improve your skill.
Shallow Work - Non-cogniti...
"To build your working life around the experience of flow produced by deep work is a proven path to deep satisfaction."
“Clarity about what matters provides clarity about what does not.”
“When you have fewer hours you usually spend them more wisely.”
Rule 1: Work Deeply
Rule 2: Embrace Boredom
Rule 3: Quit Social Media
Rule 4: Drain the Shallows
"A good idea should be like a girl's skirt; long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest."
“What we choose to focus on and what we choose to ignore—plays in defining the quality of our life.” — Cal Newport
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Social media is the prime example for shallow living. As Cal points out, just because it offers a little benefit, doesn’t mean it’s worth the time we give it. You simply can’t work deeply if you feel the need to hop on social media every couple of minutes. Due to its addictive nature, social medi...
It might be tempting to think you need a social media footprint to build your brand. However, as Oprah Winfrey stated, "The brand comes from the work you do."
Quitting social media for 30 days can increase your productivity. Interleaving social media with your work shifts your atten...
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