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 morning because if you complete your main task before doing anything others, then it will give you a confidence boost and also many people feel energetic in the morning.
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"Who you are, what you think, feel, and do, what you love—is the sum of what you focus on.”
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 -
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...
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 -
“If you don’t produce, you won’t thrive—no matter how skilled or talented you are.”
For both of these abilities, you have to do Deep Work.
“What we choose to focus on and what we choose to ignore—plays in defining the quality of our life.”
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.”
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Research suggests a knowledge worker should spend four hours of deep creative, highly productive work per day.
How many hours do you currently dedicate to deep work? Look at your calendar and count the hours spent in deep work.
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