Developer and freeCodeCamp contributor Bar Franek talks about the importance of "deep work", a concept coined by Cal Newport in his important book on the nature of productivity.
"The Deep Work Hypothesis: The ability to perform deep work is becoming increasingly rare and at the exact same time it is becoming increasingly valuable in our economy. … the few who cultivate this skill, and then make it the core of their working life, will thrive."Cal Newport
In his article, Bar covers a variety of concepts from Cal Newport's book "Deep Work", including:
- Removing distractions from your work
- Working in smaller chunks (25 minute "pomodoros")
- Blocking out time to tackle a single task
- And more
You can read Bar's full article here (9 minute read).