Greg McKeown’s “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less” should be mandatory reading for creative workers.
It’s a book that challenges you to say “no” to those things in your life that do not utilize your best skills and talents.
I’ve written before about the power of saying “no.” “Essentialism”, which I first heard about from Michael Hyatt’s blog, truly goes deeper into the idea of say “yes” to the right things in life.
Here are three major concepts from the book I’d like to share…
Make sure that you commit your time to something that is worth it.
What are you investing your time in?
McKewon shares a personal story that changed his way of thinking. He and his wife were expecting the birth of his son. They knew the child would be born through the Cesarian procedure, so a date for the delivery had been set. (more…)