30 Things We Need — and 30 We Don't (by Tony Schwartz)


Do you have the feeling, as I do, that in the tsunami of everyday life, we're getting too much of stuff we don't need, and not enough of what we do? Herewith my first set of suggestions about how to redress the imbalance:
WE NEED LESS:WE NEED MORE:
InformationWisdom
Shallow billionairesPassionate teachers
Self-promotionSelf-awareness
MultitaskingControl of our attention
InequalityFairness
SugarLean protein
ActionReflection
Super sizesSmaller portions
Private jetsHigh-speed trains
CalculationPassion
ExpertsLearners
BlamingTaking responsibility
JudgmentDiscernment
TextingReading
AngerEmpathy
OutputDepth
Constructive criticismThank-you notes
PossessionsMeaning
RighteousnessDoing the right thing
AnswersCuriosity
Long hoursLonger sleep
ComplainingGratitude
SittingMoving
SellingAuthenticity
CynicismRealistic optimism
Self-indulgenceSelf-control
SpeedRenewal
EmailsConversations
WinningWin-win
Immediate gratificationSacrifice


From: http://blogs.hbr.org/schwartz/2011/03/30-things-we-need-and-30-we-do.html

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