Flow Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience (1990) by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi explores the methods and science behind optimal experiences. These experiences manifest as times when completing a task feels easy, enjoyable, and fulfilling, even though the task was challenging.

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Essentialism Greg McKeown

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less is a self-help book by Greg McKeown. The book outlines a minimalist approach to tasks and obligations by focusing on truly important goals and learning to turn down opportunities that do not directly contribute to meeting those goals.

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Discipline Equals Freedom Jocko Willink

Discipline Equals Freedom: Field Manual (2017) by Jocko Willink is a collection of tips and strategies for living a disciplined life. Whether one’s long-term goals relate to diet, exercise, or work, self-imposed discipline is a tried and true methodology for reaching an objective.

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Deep Work Cal Newport

Deep Work describes a method of engaging with one’s professional efforts in a full and immersive manner to produce better results. This type of focused effort does not require longer hours. Instead, a seasoned practitioner can accomplish more in a shorter time frame.

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