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My notes- Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Psychology

My notes on Cal Newport’s Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, who says one of the most valuable skills in our economy is becoming increasingly rare and if you master this skill, you’ll achieve extraordinary results. I had to see for myself.


To disagree with Freud in the 1920s was a bold move. To disagree with Freud in the 1920s was a bold move.

Jung retreated to Bollingen, not to escape his professional life, but instead to advance it.

Deep Work: Professional activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limit. These efforts create new value, improve your skill, and are hard to replicate.

“Although he had many patients who relied on him, Jung was not shy about taking time off.” Deep work, though a burden to prioritize, was crucial for his goal of changing the world.