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Essentialism is a disciplined, systematic approach for determining where our highest point of contribution lies, then making execution of those things almost effortless.
Being constantly interrupted by many different tasks isn't going to make you successful, only distracted. So clear away the distractions and put most of your energy on the essentials and create something worthwhile.
The Pareto Principle is also known as the 80-20 Principle and it mainly revolves around the idea that we should focus on the few things that give you the most benefit.
For many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. So choose three Most Important Tasks for each day, and focus completely on getting them done within a specific time. By restricting yourself to a small number of things, you force yourself to focus only on the essential.
A success list is a short, well-kept list that aims to lead us in a specific direction in an organized manner. If a list isn't built around success, then success is not where it takes you.
To-do lists tend to be long; success lists are short. One pulls you in all directions; the other aims you in a specific direction. And if your to-do list contains everything, then it’s probably taking you everywhere but where you really want to go.
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The 80/20 rule, also known as the Pareto principle, states that we need to focus on the few things that get us the most benefit.
For a lot of events, approximately 80% of the effects c...
Having the ability to choose is a power. It allows you to make deliberate choices. It allows us to go where we want to go. and most especially, it prevents us to be controlled by what other people want.
Distinguishes the vital few from the trivial many and eliminate the nonessential.
When you are doing too much at a time, you are constantly switching from one task to another, constantly interrupted, constantly distracted. Do less, clear away distractions, single-task, and get more done.
Sometimes important tasks stare you right in the face, but you neglect them and respond to urgent but unimportant things.
Time, not money, is your most valuable asset. Invest your asset:
“The Principle of Priority states (a) you must know the difference between what is urgent and what is important, ..."
The process of finding what is important to work on could be translated into this series of simple questions: