Once the talent market is made universally accessible, those at the peak of the market thrive while the rest suffer.

Cal Newport
Cal Newport

American non-fiction author and associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University.

High-speed data networks and collaboration tools like e-mail and virtual meeting software have destroyed regionalism in many sectors of knowledge work. It no longer makes sense, for example, to hire a full-time programmer, put aside office space, and pay benefits, when you can instead pay one of the world’s best programmers.

Your top talent might be working remotely from Marbella, Spain, while your office is in Des Moines, Iowa, doesn’t matter to your company, as advances in communication and collaboration technology make the process near seamless.

Stay relevant & keep up with the latest trends!

In other words, an increasing number of individuals in our economy are now competing with the rock stars of their sectors. Therefore we need to stay relevant, keep up with the latest trends and learn from experts in our niche.

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The text above was taken and slightly edited from the following sources.

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World (Book) by Cal Newport

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