The Power of Subtraction — and why we miss out when we forget to cut out.
We have a bias towards addition. Psychological studies show that we always default to it when trying to make a change. But in an era characterized by “more,” the ability to subtract has become a superpower. Here are some subtraction strategies. Do you have trouble saying “no”? Don’t feel bashful; most people do. Whether it’s because you don’t like to disappoint others or you suffer from FOMO, chances are you constantly say “yes” — and add meetings, commitments, and projects to your life.