In this episode, best-selling author Greg McKeown talks with Yael about Essentialism, a systematic discipline designed to support making life decisions that help you to make your “highest possible contribution towards the things that really matter.”
Join us for an inspirational conversation and learn:
- Why it is important to distinguish the essential from the nonessential
- How to identify what is most essential
- Strategies to create a system that supports the disciplined pursuit of what is essential to you
- How Greg walks individuals through the steps of Essentialism
About Greg McKeown
Greg is the author of the the best-selling book, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. He is also afrequent contributor to Harvard Business Review, a sought after keynote speaker, a repeating guest on the Steve (Harvey) show, and his work on Essentialism is regularly written about in media (see Resources). Greg is also founder/CEO of McKeown, Inc., a strategy design center.
- The Book: Essentialism: The disciplined pursuit of less, by Greg McKeown
- Recent piece in the New York Times featuring Essentialism: “Why you start things you’ll never finish”
- Article in Harvard Business Review by Greg McKeown: “To do things better, stop doing so much”
- Article in Harvard Business Review by Greg McKeown: “The unimportance of practically everything”
- Greg McKeown’s Website
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