What is the daily limit of INTENSE concentration in us?

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the book Deep Work “Ericsson notes that for a novice, somewhere around an hour a day of intense concentration seems to be a limit, while for experts this number can expand to as many as four hours—but rarely more.”

In the modern economy , these THREE groups have a DISTINCT advantage..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the book Deep Work “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.”

Life changing things can happen ONLY if..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the book Deep Work “As the author Tim Ferriss once wrote: “Develop the habit of letting small bad things happen. If you don’t, you’ll never find time for the life-changing big things.”

Two CORE abilities needed to thrive in this economy are..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the 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.”

These THREE GROUPS are at a distinct ADVANTAGE in this new economy

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the book Deep Work “In this new economy, three groups will have a particular advantage: 1) those who can work well and creatively with intelligent machines, 2) those who are the best at what they do, and 3) those with access to capital.”

This is why CONSTANT DISTRACTION can be a deterrent to progress

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.”

Thriving in the new economy needs focus on these TWO CORE abilities

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the 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.”

This is why everything in life is about FOCUS

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the book Deep Work “Who you are, what you think, feel, and do, what you love—is the sum of what you focus on.”

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.”