Mind Map Of Deep Work

Deep work by Cal NewportINTRODUCTIONPART1- THE IDEAPART 2- THE RULESCONCLUSIONDeep work is valuable-Nate Silver, David Heinemeir Hansson, John Doerr Deep work is rare- Open office concept, instant messaging, big business actively decreases people's ability for deep workDeep work is meaningful- a neurological, philosophical and psychological arguement for depth. High skilled workers, Super stars, The Owners- How to beocome a winner in the new economy-The ability to quickly master hard things, the ability to produce at an elite level in quality and speed.Work Deeply- Decide on your depth philosphy- monastic, bimodal, rythmic, journalist, Ritualise, make grand gestures, Be Lazy.Embrace Boredom-Dont take break from distractions, take break from focus, Theodre Roosevelt, card memorisation; Ability to concentrate is only as strong as your commitment to train it.Quit Social media- Baratunde Thurston, Any benefit approach, law of vital few,give mind something meaningful to work onDrain the Shallows-Schedule every minute of your day, quantify the depth of every activity, become hard to reach...Bill gates ability for deep work- a prodigeous feat of concentration; Winifred Gallagher '" I'll live the focussed life, because it is the best kind therein.; Notes referencesDeep 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.Shallow work-Noncognitively demanding, logistical-style tasks, often performed while distracted, not big value, easty to replicate.Deep work hypothesis- The ability to perform deep work is becoming increasingly rare at exactly the same time it is becoming increasingly valuable in our economy. Those who cultivate this skill and then make it to the core of their working life, will thrive.