Deep Work: Rules for focused success in a distracted world
Deep Work, authored by Cal Newport is a captivating book about the benefits and practical steps you can take to work deeper. This book deals with two noteworthy concepts: Deep Work and Shallow Work.
Unlike Shallow Work, which only gives you the false impression of productivity, Deep Work is even more beneficial for improving productivity and getting the results you want.
This book opens with characters such as Carl Jung, Bill Gates, Woody Allen, JK Rowling creating good works, products and making money when taking themselves to the extreme state, Deep work.
But that’s not all, in the Deep Work also mentions Benn, someone who quit a business to coding. But the problem is that Benn is almost 30 years old and cannot code. While computer programming is a difficult job (Cal says as a professor of computer science.) But with Deep work, Benn learned as quickly as he could without taking four years of programming. submit. Benn only needs 2 months in deep concentration – Deep Work.
Benn studied at home, locked himself in a computer room with no computer, only books, notebooks and a marker. He has read 18 books on programming by the time he finished self-study. After locking himself in his house for two months, Benn attended an intensive 100-hour web application programming course each week. More than half of the people in the course are not finished. And Benn was first.
Benn then landed a programming job with a salary of more than $ 100,000 a year, double what he had previously worked at a finance company. But more importantly, thanks to Deep Work, Benn feels he has no limits to programming work and as skills improve he will earn even more.