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Deep work : rules for focused success in a distracted world

Author: Cal Newport
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"One of the most valuable skills in our economy is becoming increasingly rare. If you master this skill, you'll achieve extraordinary results. Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. It's a skill that allows you to quickly master complicated information and produce better results in less time. Deep work will make you better at what you do and provide the sense of true  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cal Newport
ISBN: 9781455586691 1455586692
OCLC Number: 908704985
Description: 295 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Deep work is valuable --
Deep work is rare --
Deep work is meaningful --
Rule #1: Work deeply --
Rule #2: Embrace boredom --
Rule #3: Quit social media --
Rule #4: Drain the shallows.
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Newport explains how to systematically train the mind to focus and reorganize work lives so that deep work is at the core. He argues why this shift is crucial to stay ahead in a complex information  Read more...

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