Did you know your WILLPOWER is like a MUSCLE?

The following self help and motivational insight has been adopted from Cal Newport’s book Deep Work “You have a finite amount of willpower that becomes depleted as you use it. Your will, in other words, is not a manifestation of your character that you can deploy without limit; it’s instead like a muscle that tires.”

Are you courageous enough to emulate a skilled CRAFTSMAN?

The following self help and motivational insight has been adopted from Cal Newport’s book Deep Work “If you want to love what you do, abandon the passion mindset (“what can the world offer me?”) and instead adopt the craftsman mindset (“what can I offer the world?”).”

Do THIS to remain VALUABLE in the new economy..

The following self help and motivational insight has been adopted from Cal Newport’s book Deep Work “To remain valuable in our economy, therefore, you must master the art of quickly learning complicated things. This task requires deep work. If you don’t cultivate this ability, you’re likely to fall behind as technology advances”

Why is DEEP WORK becoming increasingly important?

The following self help and motivational insight has been adopted from Cal Newport’s book Deep Work “The Deep Work Hypothesis: The ability to perform deep work is becoming increasingly rare at exactly the same time it is becoming increasingly valuable in our economy. As a consequence, the few who cultivate this skill, and then makeContinue reading “Why is DEEP WORK becoming increasingly important?”

Why NOT think like a SKILLED CRAFTSMAN?

The following self help and motivational insight has been adopted from Cal Newport’s book Deep Work “The task of a craftsman, they conclude, “is not to generate meaning, but rather to cultivate in himself the skill of discerning the meanings that are already there.”

Do you know the TWO options to thrive in the new economy?

The following self help and motivational insight has been adopted from Cal Newport’s book Deep Work “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.”

Does your CURRENT WORK demand HIGH LEVELS of CONCENTRATION?This is the ONLY WAY OUT ..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the book Deep Work “Efforts to deepen your focus will struggle if you don’t simultaneously wean your mind from a dependence on distraction.

Have you carefully observed a GENUINELY HAPPY employee?This is the commonly found pattern..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport “The happiest, most passionate employees are not those who followed their passion into a position, but instead those who have been around long enough to become good at what they do. On reflection, this makes sense.”

Have you ever seen a SKILLED CRAFTSMAN at work?There is a lot to EMULATE in your profession..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport “Whether you’re a writer, marketer, consultant, or lawyer: Your work is craft, and if you hone your ability and apply it with respect and care, then like the skilled wheelwright you can generate meaning in the daily efforts of your professional life.”