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Essentialism PDF Summary

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The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

We need to do it all. We can have it all. It’s just wishful thinking. The reality always hits us at the end of the day. Exhaustion and setbacks are some of the side-effects of going in a million directions at the speed of a snail.

Never accomplishing something palpable, being in the middle of something for all eternity.


Who Should Read “Essentialism”? And Why?

McKeown graduated from Stanford with an MBA in Business Management. He resides in Silicon Valley with his wife and their four children.

In Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, the state of your wardrobe is the state of your life. It’s a very poignant metaphor if you think about it.

Sorting through your belongings every once in a while, donating or throwing them away if you no longer need them, keeps you from overcrowding your living and working space.

It offers you a moment of pause and reflection while you comb through the past, reevaluating and prioritizing your present.

About Greg McKeown

Greg McKeownGreg McKeown is an acclaimed public speaker, which gives him the possibility to travel the world and be able to connect with employees of global companies.

The subjects that McKeown touches on are leadership, execution, simplicity, innovation, focus, discipline, and essentialism.

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