Deep work : rules for focused success in a distracted world / by Cal Newport
By: Newport, Cal.Publisher: London, U.K. : Piatkus, 2016Description: 296 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780349411903.Subject(s): Psychology | Sociology | Behaviour | Personal development | Professional developmentOnline resources: Download as an eBook Summary
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THE IDEA: Deep work is valuable -- Deep work is rare -- Deep work is meaningful. THE RULES: Work deeply -- Embrace boredom -- Quit social media -- Drain the shallows.
Presents a critique of modern culture on our increasing difficulty to focus without distraction. Offers practical advice and memorable stories on how to apply ourselves to cognitively demanding tasks to achieve true fulfilment and mastery of a skill.