This educates us on the need to relax our brain

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the book Deep Work “’Decades of work from multiple different subfields within psychology all point toward the conclusion that regularly resting your brain improves the quality of your deep work. When you work, work hard. When you’re done, be done.”

These are the two key skills to thrive in the modern economy

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the book Deep Work “’If you can’t learn, you can’t thrive…If you don’t produce, you won’t thrive—no matter how skilled or talented you are…The two core abilities just described depend on your ability to perform deep work. If you haven’t mastered this foundational skill,Continue reading “These are the two key skills to thrive in the modern economy”

This is how Carl Jung could revolutionize the world of psychiatry

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the book Deep Work ”When Carl Jung wanted to revolutionize the field of psychiatry, he built a retreat in the woods. Jung’s Bollingen Tower became a place where he could maintain his ability to think deeply and then apply the skill to produce workContinue reading “This is how Carl Jung could revolutionize the world of psychiatry”

This explains the relevance of DEEP WORK in the modern economy

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the book Deep Work “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 make it the core of theirContinue reading “This explains the relevance of DEEP WORK in the modern economy”

Doing SHALLOW WORK makes us easily replaceable , this is why

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the book Deep Work “’Shallow Work: Non-cognitively demanding, logistical-style tasks, often performed while distracted.These efforts tend to not create much new value in the world and are easy to replicate.”

All great inventions are born out of “Deep Work” , this defines it

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the book Deep Work “’Deep Work: Professional activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limit. These efforts create new value, improve your skill, and are hard to replicate.”

This is why shying away from doing DEEP WORK is not an option

Adopted from the following great insight from Cal Newport’s book Deep Work “The type of work that optimizes your performance is deep work. If you’re not comfortable going deep for extended periods of time, it’ll be difficult to get your performance to the peak levels of quality and quantity increasingly necessary to thrive professionally. UnlessContinue reading “This is why shying away from doing DEEP WORK is not an option”

These three groups have an advantage in the new economy

Adopted from the following great quote of Cal Newport highlights these three groups “In this new economy, three groups will have a particular advantage: those who can work well and creatively with intelligent machines, those who are the best at what they do, and those with access to capital.”

In this new economy , the way forward is DEEP WORK

Adopted from the following great quote of Cal Newport from his book Deep Work “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 make it the core of their workingContinue reading “In this new economy , the way forward is DEEP WORK”