If, by chance, you thought Doing Less was already Doing More, this book gives you the permission to continue with best-selling book behind you now.
Spoiler alert: you can’t do it all. You can do anything, but you can’t do everything. Yes, of course, you can do everything, but not well. Or you might be well if you do everything.
If you don’t prioritize your life, someone else will.
If you don’t read the book, just study the graphic to the right. How do you focus your energy? Is it going out in all directions or in a single line? When you understand the graphic (and this is something you have experience with–maybe both graphics), it’s one of those things that are so simple that it’s painful to see how you’ve spent the last years of your life in one part of the graphic but can now clearly see that you would be better off
How do we know when we have succeeded?
This is one of those books that’s going to change how you view decisions. Not just big decisions, but everyday ones. It’s a bit like the quote, “Meditate 15 minutes every day. If you don’t have 15 minutes to meditate, meditate for an hour.”
Do less, do it better.
It’s not about doing more. It’s not about doing less. It’s about doing less better. It’s one of those books that, if you actually listen, if you follow what it’s saying, it will change your life.
You might do some things using this method, great. But what if you applied to areas of your life where you’re not applying it? Oh, by the way, it’s hard. But then it gets easier. It’s hard to start. but once you get the hang of it, once you live by the principles, then it’ll be easy. Like many things, I believe it’s a skill that you can learn. But like many skills, you have to keep at it. You can start small, but you have to start.