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Essentialism

Chinmay Anand's Key Ideas from Essentialism
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Essentialism :

  • “Essentialism is not about how to get more things done; it's about how to get the right things done.

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What if :

  • What if we stopped celebrating being busy as a measurement of importance? What if instead we celebrated how much time we had spent listening, pondering, meditating, and enjoying time with the most important people in our lives?

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Learn from mistakes :

  • There should be no shame in admitting to a mistake; after all, we really are only admitting that we are now wiser than we once were.

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Ask yourself daily :

  • What do I feel deeply inspired by?” and “What am I particularly talented at?” and “What meets a significant need in the world?

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The essentials :

  • It is about making the wisest possible investment of your time and energy in order to operate at our highest point of contribution by doing only what is essential.

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Choice vs Thing

  • We often think of choice as a thing. But a choice is not a thing. Our options may be things, but a choice—a choice is an action. It is not just something we have but something we do.

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Which one you are ?

  • A non-Essentialist thinks almost everything is essential. An Essentialist thinks almost everything is non-essential.

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Feel your opportunity :

  • Don’t ask, “How will I feel if I miss out on this opportunity?” but rather, “If I did not have this opportunity, how much would I be willing to sacrifice in order to obtain it?

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