Improve Your Life by Subtracting Instead of Adding

“The least successful people I know run in conflicting directions, drawn to distractions, say yes to almost everything, and are chained to emotional obstacles. The most successful people I know have a narrow focus, protect against time-wasters, say no to almost everything, and have let go of old limiting beliefs.”

What if the secret to improving your life or work isn’t to add things to it, but to remove things from it?

Derek Sivers suggests the way to improve your life is by subtracting and explains how he’s learned no amount of adding will get him where he wants to be.

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