In “Essentialism,” Greg McKeown argues that in order to achieve the most succesful lives, we should strive to “do less” and focus on a few key things.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for any individual who wants to focus on what’s important in life and achieve greater success. McKeown offers insight and advice on how to simplify your life by eliminating unnecessary distractions, tasks, and commitments.
- McKeown’s advice is backed by concrete examples and research.
- He doesn’t just advocate for “essentialism” but provides a plan for how to actually achieve it.
- The book is well written and easy to read.
- It’s tough to cut down on commitments when you’re trying to “do it all.”
- There’s a lot of pressure to be constantly productive.
- It can be hard to know what’s essential and what’s not.
Learn more about the author
Greg McKeown is the author of “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less.” A graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Business School, he has worked in technology, investment banking, and private equity. Greg’s writing has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine and other top publications.
“This book was life-changing for me. It’s helped me to simplify my life and be more productive.”
“Essentialism is one of the most important books I have read in a long time. It has helped me to define what is truly essential in my life and given me tools to eliminate everything else.”
“A provocative, well-argued case for paring down your life to the essentials.”
“A must-read for anyone interested in simplifying their life and improving their productivity”