Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

by Cal Newport

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455586691
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 01/05/2016
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 9,471
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Cal Newport, Ph.D., lives in Washington, DC, where he is a writer and an assistant professor of computer science at Georgetown University. He also runs the popular website Study Hacks: Decoding Patterns of Success. This is his fifth book.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part 1 The Idea

Chapter 1 Deep Work Is Valuable 21

Chapter 2 Deep Work Is Rare 49

Chapter 3 Deep Work Is Meaningful 72

Part 2 The Rules

Rule #1 Work Deeply 95

Rule #2 Embrace Boredom 155

Rule #3 Quit Social Media 181

Rule #4 Drain the Shallows 215

Conclusion 257

Notes 265

Index 289

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Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book made me want to buckle down and start learning new things I've been putting off.
Maximus324 More than 1 year ago
If this book had been available to me when I was 18 and I were to have read and lived this book I honestly believe my career would have been greatly enhanced. This book is a diamond in the rough and if you read it to completion you will get some great ideas about time management and focus.