Keep It Simple: Unclutter Your Mind to Uncomplicate Your Life by Joe CallowayA Forbes Best Business Book of 2016
We live in a world that becomes more complex everyday, and cluttered processes and complications are the enemies of control in your life and your business. But with simplification and focus as your pillars, Keep It Simple teaches you how to take charge of your goals and your life.
By gaining clarity on what is truly most important, you can streamline your life, reduce stress, and achieve the personal and business results that you desire.
With over 30 years of experience as a consultant and coach to top performing businesses and individuals, Joe Calloway is an expert in how to focus and simplify. Simplicity is a choice that creates positive growth and change in your work, home, and day to day life. When you make things simple, you can move mountains.
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KISS (Keep it Simple, Stupid) - A Design Principle
KISS , an acronym for " keep it simple, stupid " or " keep it stupid simple ", is a design principle noted by the U. Navy in The phrase has been associated with aircraft engineer Kelly Johnson. While popular usage has transcribed it for decades as "Keep it simple, stupid", Johnson transcribed it as "Keep it simple stupid" no comma , and this reading is still used by many authors. The principle is best exemplified by the story of Johnson handing a team of design engineers a handful of tools, with the challenge that the jet aircraft they were designing must be repairable by an average mechanic in the field under combat conditions with only these tools. Hence, the "stupid" refers to the relationship between the way things break and the sophistication available to repair them.
Our lives are busier than ever - they're so complex when simplicity will do. We're programed from a young age to relentlessly, often ruthlessly pursue 'more'. We push ourselves to the extreme to try and reach success. We're totally unconscious to the fact that we're slowly and painfully killing ourselves, from the inside out. If we're lucky, we get to retirement without collapsing - we think we have to make it to retirement before we can relax. By the time we get there we're often sick and end up spending our time shuffling between doctor's appointments. What if we could consciously make the decision to make some changes NOW?
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The simpler the explanation and the simpler the product, the more likely it is that the output will be useful to others. Kelly explained the idea to others with a simple story.
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