A Few Important Strategies for Deep Work

I'm reading a very interesting book by Cal Newport called Deep Work. 

Here is my take on the author's suggestions for strategies to
improve deep-focused work.

Intentional and Desired

Intention is a must for any of these strategies to be effective. 


The monastic strategy of secluding oneself and eliminating
distractions from technology and individuals. Just focusing
on the work assignment or project at hand. Human beings
need help in multitasking if deep, concentrated work is necessary.


The second strategy is bimodal, which suggests that an individual
would break apart their deep work and time management so that
deep work is particular without interruptions. The other chunk of
time would be without any type of focus on deep work. A
productivity app such as Standard Notes would be an excellent choice.


People can jump into deep, concentrated work if they have free time.
Having a flexible mindset to switch your brain to concentrate and
clearly focus on deep work can be beneficial.

A Flow of Deep Work and Sustainability

Another strategy would be the rhythmic deep work, in which
there is a flow of completion of tasks, learning to tackle small
blocks of time, and, of course, using a productivity app to track
the deep work. It is essential to have allotted time for deep work
and relaxation/free time to rejuvenate your energy for more deep work.

Productive Meditation and Preparing the Brain for Deep Work

Concentrated deep work is difficult when starting out. It is vital to
use atomic habits and short-term goals to build a mindset of resiliency
for deep work. 

Deep Work More Rare To Do

The increasing amount of information overload of text messages,
emails, social media, virtual and in person meetings and the amount
of job-career working hours needed in a person's life, deep work can
be a rare commodity due to all the distractions.

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