With EFFORTLESS, make the most essential activities the easiest ones

Do More Of What Matters Most, Without Burning Out

From the New York Times bestselling author of the million-copy bestseller Essentialism comes Effortless, an empowering guide to achieving your goals. It all starts with a simple principle: not everything has to be so hard.

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NY Times Bestsellers Essentialism + Effortless

“If you’re squandering energy on pointless tasks and struggling to complete
what really matters, this book is your salvation.”

Daniel H. Pink / New York Times bestselling author of When, Drive, and To Sell is Human

“At a time when uncertainty and our ever-growing list of responsibilities have come to feel like much too much to handle, Greg McKeown’s new book couldn’t be timelier, or more necessary.”

Eve Rodsky / Author of the New York Times bestseller, Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do (and More Life to Live)

“In his inspiring follow-up to Essentialism, Greg McKeown argues that the more essential the task, the more effortless we should make its completion.  A much-needed corrective to burn out culture.”

Cal Newport / Author of A World Without Email and Deep Work

“Full of simple strategies we can adopt right away, Effortless shows that achieving more doesn’t have to be as hard as we make it out to be.”

Arianna Huffington / Founder & CEO, Thrive Global

Hi, I’m Greg Mckeown

I believe each of us has an essential mission in life. In fact, I’m on a mission to create a community of Essentialists who support each other in Protecting the Asset, investing in the most important organization in the world (family) and in accomplishing what really matters.

That’s why I wrote the book, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. To my surprise and delight, it’s sold more than a million copies so far, has been on the New York Times bestseller list multiple times, has been published in 25+ languages, and has been voted one of the Top 20 Leadership Books to Read in a Lifetime by Amazon and Goodreads.

The ideas in the book have reached millions of people around the world. They’ve been taught at companies including Apple, Facebook, Google, Pixar and Twitter. They’ve been covered in print media including The New Yorker, The New York Times, Time, Fast Company, Fortune, Politico, Inc., and Harvard Business Review. They’ve been covered on NPR, NBC, FOX and many times on The Steve Harvey Show.

This is just the beginning. We want to invite you to join the community by subscribing to the podcast, signing up for the 1-Minute Wednesday newsletter and the online class at Essentialism.com.

Essentialism was voted by Goodread as the #1 Leadership and Success Book to Read in a Lifetime.

Essentialism can help you to choose carefully in order to do great work, feel more in control of what matters, get the right things done and also experience joy in the journey.

You can not only design an essential life, you can make it easy and enjoyable too.

What to learn more? Read my full bio.

The Greg McKeown Podcast

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Have you ever found yourself stretched too thin? Felt busy but not productive? Or like your time is constantly being hijacked by other people’s agendas? Welcome to the What’s Essential podcast. Join Greg and his guests – thought leaders, entrepreneurs, celebrities, and people like you – for inspired weekly conversations focused on learning how to put what matters to you first and do less, but better. Subscribe now – because if you don’t prioritize your life, someone else will!

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