Power of Less by Leo Babauta
10 Big Ideas from the book
#1: Simplicity means identifying what’s essential, then eliminating the rest.
#2: Focusing on the essential produces the most results for the least effort.
#3: You must set limits – they don’t set themselves.
#4: Focus on only one thing at a time.
#5: Limit your active goals and projects to no more than 3-4 at a time.
#6: Establish three Most Important Tasks (MITs) every day, and do those before working on anything else.
#7: Batch similar tasks together to preserve your focus.
#8: Installing positive habits is easiest when you start small, then build on your early success.
#9: Consciously minimize your active commitments, and don’t be afraid to say “no” to new ones.
#10: Slow down, pay attention, and enjoy the process.