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E10 - Deep Work (Author - Cal Newport) - with Gayathri Devi Kalyanaraman

March 9, 2021

Hear key takeaways from the book Deep Work by Cal Newport. Our featured guest for this episode is Gayathri Devi Kalyanaraman Senior Vice President, DBS Bank.

Women (and men) take on multiple roles, and these roles often come with a lot of responsibility. So how does one make time to get their work done. How does one prioritize their work among other responsibilities and distractions? In his book Deep Work, Cal Newport talks about the various philosophies one can adopt to do deep work. Cal describes deep work as: "Professional activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limit. These efforts create new value, improve your skill, and are hard to replicate."