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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:InformationWisdomShallow billionairesPassionate teachersSelf-promotionSelf-awarenessMultitaskingControl of our attentionInequalityFairnessSugarLean proteinActionReflectionSuper sizesSmaller portionsPrivate jetsHigh-speed trainsCalculationPassionExpertsLearnersBlamingTaking responsibilityJudgmentDiscernmentTextingReadingAngerEmpathyOutputDepthConstructive criticismThank-you notesPossessionsMeaningRighteousnessDoing the right thingAnswersCuriosityLong hoursLonger sleepComplainingGratitudeSittingMovingSellingAuthenticity