132: Willpower and Your Environment

In Deep Work, Cal Newport writes about examples of environment design to further both serendipitous creativity and deep work: “We can, therefore, still dismiss the depth-destroying open office concept without dismissing the innovation-producing theory of serendipitous creativity. The key is to maintain both in a hub-and-spoke-style arrangement: Expose yourself to ideas in hubs on a regular basis, but maintain a spoke in which to work deeply on what you encounter.“