the essentialist engineer
The essentialist engineer
THE WISDOM OF LIFE CONSISTS IN THE ELIMINATION OF NON-ESSENTIALS - Lin Yutang
The essentiliast engineer
- Thinks: "I choose to.", "Only a few things really matter.", "What are the trade-offs?".
- Does: Pauses to discern what really matters. Says "no" to everything but the essential. Removes obstracles to make execution easy.
- Gets: Great work. Feels in control. Gets the right thing done. Experiences joy in the journey.
How an essentialist approaches a problem?
Explores: Discerning the trivial many from the vital few.
Eliminates: Cutting out the trivial many.
Executes: Removing obstacles and making execution effortless.