Deep Work (highlights)

My Kindle highlights from Deep Work by Cal Newport Deep Work: Professional activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limit. These efforts create new value, improve your skill, and are hard to replicate. A 2012 McKinsey study found that the average knowledge worker now spends more than … Continue reading Deep Work (highlights)

How to Win Friends and Influence People (highlights)

My Kindle highlights from How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carenegie RULE 1 : Become genuinely interested in other people.RULE 2 : Smile.RULE 3 : Remember that a man’s name is to him the sweetest and most important sound in the English language.RULE 4 : Be a good listener. Encourage others to … Continue reading How to Win Friends and Influence People (highlights)