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The Arch-Nemesis Of Productivity
As Nicolas Cole wrote, we’re always practicing something — be it snoozing the alarm, brushing without flossing, we’re practicing brushing without flossing.
Since we are what we practice, when we binge YouTube instead of reading, we become good at binging YouTube. When we abandon projects halfway instead of persevering, we become good at giving up.
This explains why we’re experts at getting distracted — we’ve been practicing it for 16 hours every day, 7 days a week, for years.
Expertise in distraction means a perennial lack of focus and rock-bottom productivity. No wonder our attention spans are lesser than goldfishes.
So, to become a productivity machine, you need to “un-practice” distraction.
But given the irresistible nature of distractions, straining your willpower will be futile.