Simple Productivity: How to Accomplish More With Less


  • Every yes is a no to something else.

Good questions

  • Which essential things are you under-investing in?
  • Which non-essential thing are you over-investing in?
    • How much time is appropriate for this thing?

How to uncommit

”I know I committed to this but … I need your permission to uncommit.”

Practicing essentialism

  • Explore possibilities
  • Eliminate non-essentials
    • Make sure the right things get on the todo list in the first place
  • Execute