Category Archives: News

Greg on the Tim Ferriss Show Podcast

How to Create Spaciousness, Move from Essentialism to Effortless, and Quiet the Mind | Brought to you by UCAN endurance products powered by SuperStarch®, FreshBooks cloud-based small business accounting software, and Headspace easy-to-use app with guided meditations. More on all three below.Greg McKeown (@GregoryMcKeown) is the author of [...]

Exclusive Webinar

Join Greg and his wife, Anna, in a zoom webinar April 1st. This will be a special live event where they will talk about their lives, Greg’s new book, and how they try to keep things Effortless. They will also [...]

21-Day Challenge

The 21-Day Essentialism Challenge, led by New York Times Best Selling Author Greg McKeown, has just launched on It is designed to help you Explore and identify what is truly essential in your life, eliminate the nonessential from your [...]

Maria Shriver’s Sunday Paper: What Are You Great At?

Maria Shriver’s blog recently featured “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less“. She said she was at a Sunday dinner, when her friend Chelsea asked her if she had read the book “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less” by Greg McKeown. [...]

The Tim Ferriss Show: How to Master Essentialism

Listen to the latest episode of The Tim Ferriss Show where he invited Greg McKeown to discuss “How to Master Essentialism”. You can visit the episode page by going here: or listen to the full episode below. Listen to [...]


The Goop Podcast: Why “Doing It All” Is a Con

When Gwyneth Paltrow, Elise Loehnen and the team at Goop asked Greg to sit down for The Goop Podcast it turned into something special and a bit unexpected: a magical conversation in which they didn’t just talk about Essentialism but [...]

The Steve Harvey Show + Essentialism

Dear Friends, A few weeks ago Steve Harvey, the celebrated TV host and comedian, read Essentialism and said that it changed his life! This led to an appearance on his show that will air this Thursday. I hope you will watch the show as we [...]


Article from Steve Harvey – “This Book Changed My Life”

Dear Essentialists, I just saw this blog post from Steve Harvey. I don’t know him personally, but I thought this was an interesting shout out! Very best, Greg Steve Harvey was introduced to the book “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of [...]


EntreLeadership Podcast

Greg was a guest on the EntreLeadership Podcast on August 14th. Listen to the episode via iTunes Podcast by clicking here: or you can visit the EntreLeadership page here: If you find yourself stretched too thin, losing momentum, or working yourself to [...]

TheGuardian article “Life, like the election, is about trade-offs. You can’t have, or do, it all”

Greg was featured in TheGuardian article by Oliver Burkeman titled “Life, like the election, is about trade-offs. You can’t have, or do, it all”. You can read the full post by going here: Quoted article below: The problem with election campaigns [...]