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Is it normal to not want to work at all?
One of the most valuable skills in our economy is becoming increasingly rare. If you master this skill, you’ll achieve extraordinary results. Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. It’s a skill that allows you to quickly master complicated information and produce better results in less time. Deep work will make you better at what you do and provide the sense of true fulfillment that comes from craftsmanship. In short, deep work is like a super …

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Is it normal to not want to work at all?(r/NoStupidQuestions)

Your dream life is 100% possible today. You can get remote gigs as a programmer making 6 figures working 5 hours a day if you have the aptitude for it. So if you’re fine making $50k per year (which is more than enough for van life), you could work like 15-20 hours per week doing consulting work over a satellite internet connection from your van. And then take all the rest of that time and live your life. 🙂 But you’ve got to work to get there because it requires lots of technical expertise in something.

These books have good generic advice for getting there if you’re interested. They’re by a professor who got into a tenured position while working normal hours (most people on tenure tracks work INSANE hours), so he knows what he’s talking about.

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$9.99

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Kindle Edition

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Cal Newport

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Grand Central Publishing

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Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

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