📚 So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport (2012) ★★★★☆

Finished reading “So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love” by Cal Newport, first published January 1st 2012.

Goodreads In this eye-opening account, Cal Newport debunks the long-held belief that “follow your passion” is good advice. Not only is the cliché flawed-preexisting passions are rare and have little to do with how most people end up loving their work-but it can also be dangerous, leading to anxiety and chronic job hopping.

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📚 Deep Work by Cal Newport (2016) ★★★★☆

Finished reading “Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” by Cal Newport, first published January 5th 2016.

Goodreads One of the most valuable skills in our economy is becoming increasingly rare. If you master this skill, you’ll achieve extraordinary results. Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. It’s a skill that allows you to quickly master complicated information and produce better results in less time.

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