Essentialismby@brandonwilson

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A collection of notes on my journey through Essentialism

Oct 17, 2020

Select: The power of extreme criteria

This is my ongoing series with notes as I explore the concept of Essentialism. Introduction to Essentialism The power of choice The unimportance of practically everything Trade-offs: Which problem do I want? The perks of being unavailable See what really matters Play: Embrace the wisdom of your inne...

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Oct 4, 2020

Sleep: Protect the asset

This is my ongoing series with notes as I explore the concept of Essentialism. Introduction to Essentialism The power of choice The unimportance of practically everything Trade-offs: Which problem do I want? The perks of being unavailable See what really matters Play: Embrace the wisdom of your inne...

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Sep 29, 2020

Play: Embrace the wisdom of your inner child

This is my ongoing series with notes as I explore the concept of Essentialism. Introduction to Essentialism The power of choice The unimportance of practically everything Trade-offs: Which problem do I want? The perks of being unavailable See what really matters The majority of us were not formally ...

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Sep 20, 2020

See what really matters

This is my ongoing series with notes as I explore the concept of Essentialism. Introduction to Essentialism The power of choice The unimportance of practically everything Trade-offs: Which problem do I want? The perks of being unavailable Journalism students are very familiar with the concept of a "...

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Sep 6, 2020

The perks of being unavailable

This is my ongoing series with notes as I explore the concept of Essentialism. Introduction to Essentialism The power of choice The unimportance of practically everything Trade-offs: Which problem do I want? We need space to escape in order to discern the essential few from the trivial many. For som...

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Aug 20, 2020

Trade-offs: Which problem do I want?

This is my ongoing series with notes as I explore the concept of Essentialism. Introduction to Essentialism The power of choice The unimportance of practically everything > A strategic position is not sustainable unless there are trade-offs with other positions. The reality is, saying yes to any opp...

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Jul 1, 2020

The unimportance of practically everything

This is my ongoing series with notes as I explore the concept of Essentialism. Introduction to Essentialism The power of choice Many of us have been taught from a young age that hard work is key to producing results, and many of us have been greatly rewarded for our productivity and ability to muscl...

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Jun 29, 2020

The power of choice

This is a collection of notes on my journey into the concept of Essentialism. Essentialism - An introduction > It is the ability to choose which makes us human. --Madeleine L'Engle Have you ever felt stuck because you believe you did not really have a choice? Have you ever felt the stress that comes...

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Jun 27, 2020

Essentialism

At the suggestion of my financial planner, I started reading the book Essentialism by Greg McKeown. I would like to open with an excerpt from Chapter 1. > The word priority came into the English language in the 1400s. It was singular. It meant the very first or prior thing. It stayed singular for th...

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