This is a reminder for me to focus more.
I easily get distracted by Twitter, Email or Discord.
Cal Newport wrote a book about the topic: Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World. (Here’s a summary by Derek Sivers.)
I’m notoriously bad at focusing. I sometimes wonder if that comes from having children.
My daughters constantly interrupt me. That’s life. It is also the reason why I’m not a huge fan of “work from home”.
WFH during the pandemic was rather “work from home, home-school at the same time, and also care for the bored kindergarden child”.
While you still get work done, I’m more productive at the office when I don’t have to be a caregiver at the same time.
image credit: Avin CP
I’m going to give the Pomodoro method a try in the next days.
- Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport
- Book Summary of “Deep Work” by Derek Sivers
- Pomodoro Technique