Make things as simple as possible but no simpler. — Albert Einstein
Most of us focus on how we can improve. We want more energy, so we can take on more commitments and get more done. But self-help is just as much about removing from our life as it is about adding.
What we don’t do is equally important, if not more important, than what we decide to do. Just like we need to be selective with what we do, we need to be selective with what we don’t do. Let’s talk about what we are, and aren’t, doing. We may be doing less than we think, and achieving better results because of it. Let’s go over a few examples of activities I have not been doing.