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Greg McKeown

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Essentialism shows you a new approach to productivity and life by allowing you to become selective about the most important things in your life and cutting out that which is unnecessary.




by Greg McKeown


Published in early 2014, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less highlights how to get more out of your life by doing less. Remember how Steve Jobs said that focus was about saying no? This book is all about how you can take this concept and apply it to your own life.

By comparing essentialism to non-essentialism, leadership and business strategist Greg McKeown delivers a set of principles and tools to help you identify everything in your life that's not important. His book demonstrates how best to cut it out.

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Remember that if you don't prioritize your life, someone else will.

- Greg McKeown

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