This is how “class size reduction” can be detrimental to poor students

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Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book David and Goliath

If you are a student – particularly a poor student – what you need is to have people around you asking the same questions…class-size reduction “steals away the peers that struggling students can learn from.”

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All great inventions are born out of “Deep Work” , this defines it

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Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the book Deep Work

“’Deep Work: Professional activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limit. These efforts create new value, improve your skill, and are hard to replicate.”

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Doing SHALLOW WORK makes us easily replaceable , this is why

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Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the book Deep Work

“’Shallow Work: Non-cognitively demanding, logistical-style tasks, often performed while distracted.These efforts tend to not create much new value in the world and are easy to replicate.”

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This explains the relevance of DEEP WORK in the modern economy

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Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the book Deep Work

The ability to perform deep work is becoming increasingly rare at exactly the same time it is becoming increasingly valuable in our economy. As a consequence, the few who cultivate this skill, and then make it the core of their working life, will thrive.”

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This is how Carl Jung could revolutionize the world of psychiatry

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Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the book Deep Work

When Carl Jung wanted to revolutionize the field of psychiatry, he built a retreat in the woods. Jung’s Bollingen Tower became a place where he could maintain his ability to think deeply and then apply the skill to produce work of such stunning originality that it changed the world.”

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These are the two key skills to thrive in the modern economy

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Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the book Deep Work

“’If you can’t learn, you can’t thrive…If you don’t produce, you won’t thrive—no matter how skilled or talented you are…The two core abilities just described depend on your ability to perform deep work. If you haven’t mastered this foundational skill, you’ll struggle to learn hard things or produce at an elite level.”

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This educates us on the need to relax our brain

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Adopted from the following great insight shared by Cal Newport from the book Deep Work

“’Decades of work from multiple different subfields within psychology all point toward the conclusion that regularly resting your brain improves the quality of your deep work. When you work, work hard. When you’re done, be done.”

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How to choose the best fit organization to work for?This would help

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To choose the best fit organization for ourselves –

1) Our individual WHY should align with the WHY or purpose of the department to which we belong to

2)In turn these should roll up to the overall WHY or purpose of existence of the organization

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Simon Sinek from his book Together is Better compares an organization with a tree , department with nest and individual with a bird

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This insight aptly brings out to light the power of snap judgement

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Adopted from the following great insight of Malcolm Gladwell from his book BLINK.

“In the military, brilliant generals are said to possess ‘coup d’oeil’ – which, translated from the French, means ‘power of the glance’: the ability to immediately see and make sense of the battlefield.”

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