Deep Work

Deep Work

The activity of focusing without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. 

When you’re really locked into doing something hard with your mind… with zero distractions. 

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Infinity Wells and Deep Work

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Interruptions
The typical American worker is interrupted every 210 seconds

But half of those interruptions are self-interruptions. We check our phones every 12 minutes or 70 times per day

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Balancing shallow and deep work
  • What should be done when your team's "shallow work" is just as important as their "deep work"?
  • How do you empower your team to find a balance between small improvements and general maintenance tasks on the one end, and building new and exciting developments on the other?

On a personal level, the answer is batching your shallow tasks together and blocking a time to do them all at once. On a team level, a balance can be maintained between long-term projects and short-term demands with two new complementary tools.

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Heroes & Housekeeping: How Teams Can Balance Deep and Shallow Work

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High-Quality Work Produced = (Time Spent) x (Intensity of Focus)

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Deep Work: How to Develop the Most Valuable Skill of the 21st Century

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The Chain method of productivity

The Chain Method that help you to concentrate on task with consistency.

The traditional way to do the Chain Method (given by Seinfeld) involves crossing off days in a calendar, preferably a big yearly one, each time you successfully complete your daily task or habit. The Seinfeld Method is a simple commitment device that can be used for initiating and maintaining any habit.

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Deep Work

Deep Work

by Cal Newport