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I found this book fascinating, compelling, and easy to digest. Newport’s tone is sober. He wants you to understand the ramifications of shallow work, but he is simultaneously conversational and empathetic. The author encourages readers to cultivate the conditions for deep work by honing their focus and working to purposefully increase their attention spans. Your professional success, he argues, may depend on it. "Deep work", as Newport defines it, is a state of sustained distraction-free focus. Moreover, he asserts, it is the most important skill that a person looking to create meaningful work can cultivate. 1-Sentence-Summary of the book "Deep Work" - it proposes that we have lost our ability to focus deeply and immerse ourselves in a complex task, showing you how to cultivate this skill again and focus more than ever before with four simple rules.