Life is complicated. Life is full of responsibilities and opportunities, planned duties and serendipitous possibilities. Many of us battle our whole lives to focus on those few, significant items that we should do must do, and yet so few of us ever feel like we are even nearly succeeding. Help is here in the form of Greg McKeown’s book Essentialism. While it is not a perfect book, it is one of the most helpful I’ve read on that constant battle to focus my time and energy on the right things.