Deep Work: Summary Review

Is The Book Worth Reading?

This is a summary review of Deep Work containing key details about the book.

What is Deep Work About?

Deep Work is an indispensable guide to anyone seeking focused success in a distracted world. It presents its readers with the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. The book presents a rigorous training regimen, presented as a series of four “rules,” for transforming your mind and habits to support this skill. (Full Summary…).

Who is the Author of Deep Work?

Calvin C. Newport is an American non-fiction author and an assistant professor of computer science at Georgetown University. He runs the popular website Study Hacks: Decoding Patterns of Success.”

Favorite Quote: “Think like artists but work like accountants.” ― Cal Newport, Deep Work Quotes

Book Details

  • Print length: 296 pages
  • Audiobook: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Genre: Nonfiction, Self Help, Productivity, Business, Psychology

Book Chapters

Chapter One – Deep Work Is Valuable
Chapter Two – Deep Work is Rare
Chapter Three – Deep Work Is Meaningful
Chapter Four – Rule #1: Work Deeply
Chapter Five – Rule #2: Embrace Boredom
Chapter Six – Rule #3: Quit Social Media
Chapter Seven – Rule #4: Drain the Shallows

Is Deep Work worth reading?

We give the book a thumbs up. 👍


Chief Editor

Tal Gur is an impact-driven entrepreneur, author, and investor. After trading his daily grind for a life of his own daring design, he spent a decade pursuing 100 major life goals around the globe. His journey and most recent book, The Art of Fully Living - 1 Man, 10 Years, 100 Life Goals Around the World, has led him to found Elevate Society.