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Matthew May

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  • The Laws of Subtraction: 6 Simple Rules for Winning in the Age of Excess Everything
    Welcome to the age of excess everything. Success in this new age looks different and demands a new skill: Subtraction. Subtraction is defined simply as the art of removing anything excessive, confusing, wasteful, unnatural, hazardous, hard to use, or ugly... or the discipline to refrain from adding it in the first place. And if subtraction is the new skill to be acquired, we need a guide to developing it. bolstered by uniquely personal essays contributed by over 50 of the most creative minds in business today - including the founder of this Curious Cat site: http://management.curiouscatblog.net/2012/09/05/manage-better-by-managing-less/

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  • How to Lead Without a Title   view details
    Robin Sharma "articulate the five things that need to happen between now and the last day of your career to feel you led a world-class career. Then every day, focus first on those five things. Small daily improvements over time lead to stunning results."
  • The Laws of Subtraction   view details
    "Everywhere, there’s too much of the wrong stuff, and not enough of the right. The noise is deafening, the signal weak. Everything is too complicated and time-sucking. Welcome to the age of excess everything. Success in this new age looks different, and demands a new and singular skill: Subtraction. Subtraction is defined simply as the art of removing anything excessive, confusing, wasteful, unnatural, hazardous, hard to use, or ugly—and the discipline to refrain from adding it in the first place."

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