Working from the Ground Up

Clearing Up and Gaining Control Getting Things Done by David Allen recommends working from the ground up for practical reasons. When our minds are cluttered and overwhelmed, the only way to attend to

Focus on What You Keep

By focusing on what brings us joy and fulfillment, the rest naturally falls away. But we must train our ability to recognize the essential few from the rest, and we do this by working our way up from the bottom.