Cal Newport 1. deep work 58

Cal Newport is an associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University and the author of six self-improvement books. He also writes the Study Hacks blog focused on academic and career success. This series we will deep dive into his work starting with his book Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World.

Deep Work is a book about the science of productivity. Cal argues the best way to get more meaningful work done is by working deeply – working in a state of high concentration without distractions on a single task.

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INTRO BLOCK

  • What is deep work

  • Deep VS Shallow

  • Formula (for Massive productivity and mastery)

  • Deliberate practice (and the value of going deep)

B BLOCK - THE DISTRACTION SITUATION

  • Task Switching (Attention Residue)

  • Attention Residue (expert opinion BY Mark C. Winters, time blocks)

C BLOCK - HOW TO GO DEEP

  • Cultivating deepwork!!!

  • Routines (and going deep) (MCW)

  • Producing in high value

  • Produce at a high level of productivity 

  • #1 - Wildly (FOCUS) MCW

  • Shutdown complete MCW

Clip List

Intro Deepwork

Myelin Workout

Attention Residue

Routines

#1 - Wildly

Shutdown complete

What is deepwork

Deep VS Shallow

Deliberate practice

Producing in high value

Produce at a high level of productivity

Formula

Task Switching  

Cultivating deepwork

One Minute Book Review

Uninterrupted Output

Multitasking


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