If you divide your time between projects evenly, you lose out on some of the benefits from deep focus

Date created: 2023-07-10

This rings similar to comments from Cal Newport: Many commitments bring a fixed amount of overhead, so keep the number of commitments low and Putting more time into a specific project can have outsized effects on its quality and value

Don’t divide your attention evenly between many topics though, or you’ll spread yourself too thin. You want to distribute it according to something more like a power law. Be professionally curious about a few topics and idly curious about many more. (View Highlight)