Friction forces you to slow down and reflect

Date created: 2022-06-08

Cal Newport discusses the very complicated setup an acclaimed journalist used to gather and process his notes for a big writing project.

Yes, on the time scale of day-by-day he didn’t make much progress, but the slowness of the work ensured that he had really processed the material deeply once he was about to write.


References

  • Deep Questions podcast episode 185