Embracing Deep Focus in Leadership
This week, we draw inspiration from Cal Newport, a computer science professor at @Georgetown University, founding member of the Center for Digital Ethics, and a bestselling author and thought leader in the realm of focused work in our high-tech era. Newport's books, including "Deep Work," "Digital Minimalism," and "A World Without Email," have transformed how many view productivity in a world brimming with digital distractions. His quote, shared from a recent episode of Duke University's Policy 360 podcast, offers a unique perspective on navigating the challenges posed by technology in our academic and professional endeavours.
His approach urges leaders to consciously engage with technology, fostering environments that prioritise deep, meaningful work. Newport's insights remind us that in leadership, the ability to concentrate and think deeply is not just a skill but a strategic advantage.