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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
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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.
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Book Book Australia
209 NEW 2016 (Browse shelf) Available
Book Book Australia
209 NEW 2016 (Browse shelf) Available
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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.

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