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Deep Work vs. Busy Work

How to tell the difference between the two

Deep Work:

  1. Feel tired and happy or satisfied after.
  2. Sometimes more energized.
  3. Feels like “I did something worthwhile, or valuable.”
  4. Helps with a sense of self worth.
  5. I’m learning new things or being challenged.
  6. Feels like I could continue for a long time.

Busy Work:

  1. Feel depleted after, like I’m wasting life away.
  2. Feels like “I did nothing even though I worked hard.”
  3. Neutral for self worth, mainly.
  4. Boring or just frustrating.
  5. Waiting to finish already, draining.

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Tova Safra

Tova is a product designer, artist and researcher currently building Groove. Hop on in at