Problem-solving principle for deciding when to opt for a Deep Work approach. Although Deep Work is not the only valuable skill in our economy, we ought to prioritize the selection of Deep Work whenever another approach is not blatantly more advantageous.
Here’s Cal Newport’s explanation: “Deep work is not the only skill valuable in our economy, and it’s possible to do well without fostering this ability, but the niches where this is advisable is increasingly rare. Unless you have strong evidence that distraction is important for your specific profession, you’re best served…by giving serious consideration to depth” (48, Deep Work)
Deep Work by Cal Newport