“What we choose to focus on and what we choose to ignore—plays in defining the quality of our life.”
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"Who you are, what you think, feel, and do, what you love—is the sum of what you focus on.”
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 hard to replicate.'
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 place from where you spend most of your time) and do your work for 12-72 hours (not continu...
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 author of this book, uses this method for his work.
Here you are most free to do deep work a...
“If you don’t produce, you won’t thrive—no matter how skilled or talented you are.”
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 you can stretch it to 4 hours.
If possible try to schedule your time for early...
For both of these abilities, you have to do Deep Work.
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.)
In 1970 Bill Gates isolated himself from the world for 8 weeks and where he had created the first v...
There are 4 different methods for Deep Work -
Just try it as an experiment -
After 30 days ask yourself these 2 questions -
“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.”
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.
Shallow Work -
A learner who loves to share wisdom on personal growth, happiness, and success on Deepstash. Topics include motivation, habits, goals, and mindset. Believes that everyone can achieve their dreams with the right attitude and action.
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If we can get the right emotions, we can get ourselves to do anything.... determined enough to find the way.
Stoicism is famous for its practicality and focus on the here and now. It tells what is worth having in your life and gives you a way to get there; being satisfied with what you’ve got.
Stoicism is centered around developing the ability to focus on what matters most and what you can cont...
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