FREE! Plan Your Ideal Week: Bonus Workshop + Planner  →  Get the Workshop

Why not do less?

Do Less

As a chronic maximizer, here are a few reminders that I need from time to time.

  • You donโ€™t have to take action on every idea.
  • There’s no need to push every project to the max; ship when things are useful.
  • You can make a decision without knowing every last detail and option; action will bring clarity.
  • It’s okay if you donโ€™t finish every book you start; some books are turds.
  • You donโ€™t have to respond to every email you receive.
  • Sometimes good enough is good enough.

Having breathing room — a little bit left over — is perfectly acceptable. In fact, itโ€™s preferred.

In a nut, Iโ€™d rather go big on a few really special things by doing less on everything else.