Daily Gleanings (30 April 2019)

In episode 173 of the Minimalists’ podcast, the Minimalists discuss digital clutter with Cal Newport based on his new book, Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World (Portfolio, 2019). The discussion focuses a good deal on the negative impact of social media on our ability to focus on the work and relationships […]

Daily Gleanings (17 April 2019)

From Greg McKeown via Twitter: “Sometimes what you don’t do is just as important as what you do.” The extent to which we allow our attention to be drawn off from where it really should be is the extent to which we also become less effective in that area. INTF has announced that a new […]

Daily Gleanings (8 April 2019)

Charles Quarles’s Theology of Matthew: Jesus Revealed as Deliverer, King, and Incarnate Creator (P&R, 2013) is available this month for free from Logos Bible Software. Matt D’Avella hosts a short (< 9 min) video with Greg McKeown that introduces some of the key lines of thinking around essentialism. For additional discussion, see previous posts about […]

A Conversation about Essentials

Some time ago, Michele Cushatt, Michael Hyatt, and Greg McKeown sat down to discuss “essentialism,” or “the disciplined pursuit of less but better.” Unfortunately, the discussion recording has now been taken down. More thoughts from Greg along these lines are available in his book Essentialism. But there were two points in particular that stood out […]

What Is Essential?

There’s never a bad time to try to take stock of what lies ahead. But it can be particularly helpful as demands mount, as free time in your schedule wanes, or as it looks like either of these might be on the horizon.. How can you stay afloat? How can you avoid dropping balls as […]