Thoughts on: “So Good They Can’t Ignore You” by Cal Newport

Could it be that more we focus on finding and following our passions the more discontent we become with our work? Cal Newport makes an argument that you should throw passion aside and get really good first, then passion will follow! —— So what makes for an rewarding career? Room for creativity, Impact and ControlContinue reading “Thoughts on: “So Good They Can’t Ignore You” by Cal Newport”

Thoughts on: ”The Shallows” by Nicholas Carr

Maybe you were suppose to do something important right now, but got distracted by a notification. Or you talked yourself into that it might be a good idea to check your social media. It has been 10 minutes, something might have happened? —————————————— The internet has turned into a network of interruption, with notifications, hyperlinksContinue reading “Thoughts on: ”The Shallows” by Nicholas Carr”

Top Books of the Year – #10

#10 Deep Work by Cal Newport —- While “The Shallows: What the Internet is going to our brains” by Nicholas Carr lays out the research on how the internet and technology impairs our ability to concentrate deeply, Cal Newport gives us the blueprint to how to reclaim focus in a time where everything is designedContinue reading “Top Books of the Year – #10”

Thoughts on: ‘Deep Work’ by Cal Newport

A friend mentioned that this book might be of interest to me in a discussion we had about one of my favorite books this year; “The Shallows” by Nicholas Carr. —————- While Carrs book is centered around why distractions are bad for us and the science behind it, Cal Newport focuses more on the importanceContinue reading “Thoughts on: ‘Deep Work’ by Cal Newport”