Consuming endless information is the current vice of all creatives.
There’s so much information out there and you think you need to keep learning and keep learning and keep learning. So you buy more books, read blogs, and watch YouTube videos.
Technology, with all of its blessings and benefits, is one of the most damaging things to creators.
If you haven’t read the book Deep Work by Cal Newport (which you should go do right now - after reading this article), he basically outlines the theory that we’re all losing the ability to do the deep work.
By “deep work” he means the thing that truly changes lives and careers. The big breakthroughs. The big ideas that change someone’s careers.