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Deep Work's Core Message

Deep Work's Core Message

In Cal Newport's book, Deep Work, the concept of having full concentration and focus on a single task is heavily emphasized, and that the ability to do so has become inexplicably rare that those who cultivate this skill are those who thrive in life.

In order to achieve the goals we desire or to do more than we want to is to rid ourselves of distractions like social media among other things.

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