“If you don’t prioritize your life, someone else will.” Greg McKeown
I’m re-reading Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown because I love the message - everything is a choice - but there’s a lot to take in…
If you’re overwhelmed, feeling guilty about saying no, or missing clarity of purpose – this is your book.
“Essentialism is not about how to get more things done; it’s about how to get the right things done.”
It’s about making the wisest use of your time and energy, so you can function at “your highest point of contribution.” It is a simple idea, but difficult to practice.
In order to focus on what is important, it means saying no to what is not important – because like McKeown says, “so much of excellence, of course, is the art of elimination.”
Read here for more ideas about when to say “No” and when to say “Yes” for a more productive work day!