Why share this post? Because we all get distracted. When you’ve got no boss looking over your shoulder and you “have to get on facebook” to promote your business, you’re bound to wind up finding yourself off on some random cat-gif blog 45 minutes later.

My favorite tip from the article is below. Change of scenery almost ALWAYS helps me get into the flow which is always key for churning out great work in a short amount of time.


Changing our environment is how we stay focused on what Cal Newport calls deep work. Newport, author of So Good They Can’t Ignore You, defines shallow work as things that anyone can do, like checking email, sitting in on conference calls, and posting status updates on social media. Alternatively, deep work includes the kind of tasks that provides value to others and improves your skills, like writing code or drafting a blog post.”

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