Quotes by Cal Newport

"Passion comes after you put in the hard work to become excellent at something valuable, not before. In other words, what you do for a living is much less important than how you do it."
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"If you don’t produce, you won’t thrive—no matter how skilled or talented you are."
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"Clarity about what matters provides clarity about what does not."
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"If you want to love what you do, abandon the passion mindset (“what can the world offer me?”) and instead adopt the craftsman mindset (“what can I offer the world?”)."
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"Who you are, what you think, feel, and do, what you love—is the sum of what you focus on."
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Books by Cal Newport

Cal Newport
  • Cal Newport

  • Date of birth: June 23, 1982
  • Born: in The United States.

  • Description: Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, and the author most recently of Deep Work, a book which argues that focus is the new I.Q. in the modern workplace, and So Good They Can’t Ignore You, a book which debunks the long-held belief that “follow your passion” is good advice. He has also written three popular books of unconventional advice for students. His ideas and writing are frequently featured in major publications and on TV and radio.

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