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Deep work – ditch distractions and be one of the focused few

by M Tombs
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With the development of technology and social media, distraction is the new normal. A recent study found that a typical office worker gets just 11 minutes between interruptions, while it takes an average of 25 minutes to return to the original task after an interference. In his book, Deep Work – Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, Professor Cal Newport suggests that serious professionals quit social media entirely. He defines deep work as "professional activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limit". Here are five ways to get into what’s called [...]