Dedicating one or two sentences to the problem statement is often a false economy. For startups, the need is all that really matters. It’s the foundation of your entire business. It’s how you position your product. It’s the ‘why’. And it can trigger powerful human emotions like empathy and disgust on command.
Although I touched upon a few ways that I’ve reduced physical clutter in my home, minimalism is not about what you own. It’s about reducing the things in your life that aren’t providing value, so you can have more space for the things that truly matter. It’s subtraction for addition.