The most effective preachers and teachers have an ability to make the profound simple.

But how?

Tony Schwartz says that such “deceptive simplicity” is the result of:

  • Rigorous thinking
  • Skillful synthesizing
  • A commitment to clarity

And Schwartz persuasively argues that one of the keys to achieving this is a to-do list.

If that doesn’t entice you to click through, then try this:

To manage the storm around us, we need to quiet the storm inside ourselves. By doing that effectively, we can devote more attention to whatever we decide matters most.