Mac shortcuts are easy to learn and hard to master, here's a list of 14 that, if you can remember them, will be extremely helpful in the future. These are the essentials.

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Pop up dictionary
CTRL+CMD+D

Spotlight as calculator
CMD+Space, Type The Numbers

Open Siri
CMD+Space (Hold)

Delete Text From Left to Right
FN+Delete

Emoji Keyboard
CTRL+CMD+Space

Cycle Through Running Apps
CMD+Tab

Incremental Volume Adjustment
Shift+Option+Volume Up/Down

Incremental Brightness Adjustment
Shift+Option+Brightness Up/Down

Paste Without Formatting
CMD+Shift+V

Silent Startup
Power+Mute (Hold)

Quit Window
CMD+Q

Open Force Quit Window
Option+CMD+ESC

Minimize Window
CMD+M

Lock Your Mac
Option+CMD+Power