I look at the list and determine which tasks have the most urgent timeline. If they have a similar level of urgency I start with the task that is of lower interest to me as I find it easier to go from low interest to high interest tasks.
- I’m always prepping and planning, but how do I know when a good time to take action is?
- I am an artist and I have no trouble with deep work. The hard part is the more mundane details of keeping up with external obligations and chores. How do I get motivated to do what is not the deep work?
- What is something I can do right now to increase my productivity?
- What kinds of things do you consider to be deep work?
- How to keep focus? My focus is lost after 25 minutes…
I choose whichever task contributes to my most important life goal. For example, I’m about to finish up my Bachelors, so I generally choose schoolwork for my deep work session.
First of all I choose only those tasks that are important for the current professional activities, then I deal with projects that are meant for my final goals.
- Once I have finished a deep work session of any length, I take a short break. However, I struggle to get back into that deep work state afterwards. Any tips for re-engaging with work after a break?
- How do you commit to your habit and able to do a deep work, without pause?
- What helps you prepare for a deep work session? Things that help you look forward to doing this daily?
- Do you stop deep work when time is up or keep going as long as your in the flow?
- How do you ensure high quality work?
- What does deep work mean for you?
- What do you do to ensure that you stay focused?
- Should I increase my focus time past 25 mins or just keep blocking it out while taking 5 min breaks in between?
- Which tasks do you choose to work on when you’re completing the deep work exercise?
- What habit do you have for deep learning?